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One Day Family Experience

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Morning

Wagner's Pharmacy–The history of the Kentucky Derby and Churchill Downs is written on the walls of Wagner’s Pharmacy. Opened in 1922 and featured in everything from the Los Angeles Time to Southern Living to the movie “Secretariat,” Wagner’s is a must for breakfast before heading over to explore Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby Museum.

Kentucky Derby Museum-Experience the greatest 2 minutes in racing as you watch the “Greatest Race” in a 360-degree theatre. Tour the historic Churchill Downs to learn the history of the track to see the famous track up close.

Louisville Zoo–Home to more than 1,700 animals, guests can see live gorillas up-close, walk under a sleeping polar bear, catch the wings of the world bird show, pet or feed an animal during your visit. There’s a lot to do and explore within the Louisville Zoo.

Afternoon

Mark’s Feed Store (Bardstown Road)-Enjoy lunch at a local chain serving BBQ, delightful sides, and homemade desserts in a casual space with a country vibe.

Muhammad Ali Center
–Stroll through the award-winning, multicultural center dedicated to the life and legacy of Louisville native son, Muhammad Ali. Learn about Ali’s incredible life that fueled his journey become the “Greatest of All Time.” Step into the boxing ring and take on the Champ, discover the story behind his infamous red bike that started his boxing career, and see the Olympic torch he used to light the cauldron at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

Kentucky Science Center-Explore three floors of exciting and interactive exhibits that offer fun for the whole family. Explore the mysteries of space when you climb inside a space capsule or unravel the mysteries of ancient Egypt as you follow the story of a 2,500-year-old mummy.

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
-You cannot miss the 120-foot-tall Louisville Slugger bat welcoming you to the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory. See how the famous bats are made, hold bats used by baseball’s superstars, and experience what it’s like to face a 90-mile-per-hour fastball. You even get to take a mini Slugger bat home with you!

Evening

Bearno’s Pizza by the Bridge-A local Italian chain turning out pizzas, pastas and sandwiches with something for the whole family.

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