Rentals

Filson Event Venue Rentals

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 free parking and wifi, as well as small catering areas. All The Filson’s rental spaces are handicap accessible.

Are you interested in renting one of The Filson’s event spaces? If so, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page or call our Special Projects Coordinator, Sarah Bruns, at 502-635-5083, ext. 235.

Spaces Available to Rent

Click here to view a virtual tour of the Filson’s available rental spaces.

The Dan and Frances Street Hall: Capacity: 175 ppl seated theater style, 120 ppl banquet style, 180 ppl cocktail reception style

        

Caperton Hall: Capacity: 140 ppl seated theater style, 128 ppl banquet style, 190 ppl cocktail reception style

       

The Owsley Brown II History Center Event Wing: This includes Caperton Hall and Street Hall and the atrium staircase connecting the two.

         

Ferguson Mansion First Floor: Capacity: 48 ppl banquet style, 100 ppl cocktail reception style

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Carriage House First Floor: This includes access to the Carriage House Exhibit Gallery.
Capacity: 125 ppl cocktail reception style

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Rental Inquiry Form

Rental Inquiry

If you need assistance, please call Sarah Bruns at (502) 635-5083, ext. 235. Thank you!

Venue Rental

Spaces Available for Rent Beginning 2021

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.

View a virtual tour of our spaces!

Visit the Filson

1310 S. 3rd St., Louisville, KY 40208
(502) 635-5083

The Filson is temporarily closed to the public to protect our staff, volunteers, and patrons during the coronavirus pandemic. All events are currently postponed or virtual; to register for our live virtual events, please visit our Events Page; for information on recorded lectures and other activities, please visit us online at Bringing History Home.

We continue to provide remote research services; please email gro.l1606385823aciro1606385823tsihn1606385823oslif1606385823@hcra1606385823eser1606385823.

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