Louisville Slugger Museum in Louisville, KY
The crack of the bat is one of the greatest sounds in sports, and bat maker Louisville Slugger is one of best known names in baseball. The Louisville Slugger Museum is the world's largest museum devoted to baseball bats and also has the world's largest bat. The museum, which opened in 1996, features a wide range of exhibits, from trees growing in the forest (destined to become baseball bats) to the greatest hitters the game has ever known.
Visitors can face down a 90-mph fastball, check out more than 6,000 autographs from major leaguers, watch bats being made, climb through a giant ball and glove made of 450 million-year-old prehistoric limestone, and more. The Louisville Slugger Museum draws about 180,000 visitors each year.
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