The Filson collects, preserves, and shares the significant history and culture of Kentucky and the Ohio Valley – including YOURS!
Spaces Available for Rent Beginning 2022
The Filson Historical Society is a unique venue that blends the historic with the modern and provides a stunning background for any event. Several areas of the campus are available to be rented for dinners, retreats, meetings, receptions, parties, or weddings. The venues have access to 74 free parking spaces and wifi, as well as small catering areas. All of the Filson’s facilities have accessible parking.
Visit the Filson
1310 S. 3rd St., Louisville, KY 40208
Masks are recommended indoors at the Filson due to the high COVID community levels but are optional at this time.
The Filson will be closed to the Public on Friday, August 19th.
Plan Your Visit to the Filson! To register or purchase tickets for our events, please visit our Events Page; for information on recorded lectures and other activities, please visit us online at Bringing History Home.
The Research Library is open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4:30pm; we close at 12:30 pm on the third Friday of each month. Appointments are not required, but feel free to reserve a seat online – learn more here. We also continue to provide remote research services; please email gro.l1660185653aciro1660185653tsihn1660185653oslif1660185653@hcra1660185653eser1660185653.