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Kentucky Derby Museum unveils newest exhibit celebrating culture, history and defending champion

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – A brand new exhibit on the Kentucky Derby Museum is welcoming guests just like the museum by no means has earlier than.

The exhibit, titled “That is the Kentucky Derby!,” is the primary exhibit you’ll see whenever you stroll into the museum. With artifacts, photos and interactive shows, it’ll reply questions like why the Kentucky Derby began, and the way it grew to become so standard world wide.

It’s open, after all, main as much as the Derby, however certainly one of its important objectives is to actually make guests really feel like they’re experiencing the Derby it doesn’t matter what time of 12 months they’re visiting, pairing with the opposite displays within the museum.

Museum curator Chris Goodlett says this may hopefully showcase what the best two minutes in sports activities are all about 12 months in and 12 months out.

“It’s going to immerse you in historical past. It’s going to immerse you in tradition and spectacle,” stated Goodlett. “It’s going to offer you an thought of the financial influence the Derby makes. We’ve a Winners Circle right here on the museum as a part of this exhibit is honor every year’s winner. So, we’ll change that every 12 months with a brand new proprietor, jockey, coach and successful horse every year.”

On prime of historical past, tradition, spectacle and financial influence, the the ultimate focus of the exhibit is custom.

For hours of operation and different data on the Kentucky Derby Museum you’ll be able to go to their website.

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