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Please note The Filson will be closed December 24th & 25th in observance of the Christmas holiday, and reopen Friday December 26th.

Welcome to The Filson Historical Society!


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We are Kentucky’s oldest privately supported Historical Society, founded in 1884.  We’ve been collecting and preserving Kentucky and the Ohio Valley region’s significant stories for 130 years.

You can search many of our collections, or visit to access our extensive archives and museum artifacts.

 

 

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Campus Expansion
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Online Catalog, Finding Aids & Research Tools
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Events & Programs
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Publications
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Filson Bourbon Academy
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Podcasts & Telecasts

Research Questions – Email Contact – click here

Learn More About Purchasing a Panel to Support our Campus Expansion!

They make wonderful gifts!

Sample Engraved Wall Panels

Sample Engraved Wall Panels

 

View Artist Renderings of The Campus Expansion Now Under Construction: