Derby Museum Renovation On Schedule

Officials at the Kentucky Derby Museum say an ambitious renovation project at the flood-damaged facility is on schedule. Spokesperson Wendy Treinen says rather than just repair the damage caused by the August flash flood, they decided late last year to renovate the entire facility, with the goal of having the $5.5 million project finished by […]

Renovations Planned At Kentucky Derby Museum

Kentucky Derby Museum officials say the flood-damaged attraction adjacent to Churchill Downs will re-open in mid-April. The museum has been closed since August 4, when its main floor and basement sustained flood damage estimated at more than $4 million. Now, executive director Lynn Ashton says the entire museum will have a new look when it […]

Derby Museum Repairs Continue

Officials at the Kentucky Derby Museum say they still don’t know when the flood-damaged facility will re-open. The museum staff was able to rescue nearly all of its artifacts from the August 4 flood, but there is extensive structural damage. Executive Director Lynn Ashton says workers are still uncovering damage in parts of the building, […]