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Kentucky Derby Museum announces Solar Eclipse Viewing Tour

For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will pass over the U.S. from one coast to the other. Where will you experience this historic event? How about the infield at Churchill Downs Racetrack!

The Kentucky Derby Museum is offering a Solar Eclipse Viewing Tour on Monday, August 21st from 1-3p.m. We’ll provide guests with free eclipse viewing glasses and an ideal location for one of the best views of the eclipse in Louisville at the optimal viewing time.

Learn more about Eclipse, an 18th Century, undefeated Thoroughbred racehorse who became a very successful sire and today appears in the pedigree of most modern Thoroughbreds. He also lends his name to the Eclipse Awards, one of the highest honors bestowed in Thoroughbred racing and racing media coverage.

A Behind the Scenes Tour of Churchill Downs and general admission to the Museum is also included, giving guests time to explore two floors of interact exhibits and take in a viewing of the 360° movie, The Greatest Race.

Tickets for the Solar Eclipse Viewing Tour are $50 per person. Kids under 5 are free. For more information and to secure your spot, visit here.

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