The Filson Historical Society, Louisville

4.7
#13 of 14 in Historic Sites in Louisville
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  • My purpose in visiting was to explore the genealogy records. The facility was beautiful and beautifully maintained. The staff is very professional and knowledgeable. The research rooms are well lighte...  more »
  • We recently gave ourselves a membership to the Filson for Christmas, mainly for the frequent lectures. Having attended three lectures, which we greatly enjoyed, I wanted a tour of the facility yesterd...  more »
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  • I visited over 15 years ago, and I don't recall this location. Otherwise I would have taken a ton of pictures of this place. I did get to see an exhibit of Lewis and Clark, at a downtown location that I recall being not far from the Slugger Museum. In my experience, Historical Society's offer a more personalized and unique historical focus, with less popularity or commercialization. And it's pretty cool to not feel rushed, or lose focus by having school groups around. © TIFA 2003
  • Beautiful space and awesome staff! Helped out with a friend's wedding last weekend and Sarah and the rest of the Filson staff were absolutely amazing! The new building is gorgeous and perfect for hosting a reception and the mansion was a stunning setting for the ceremony. They truly went all out to make sure the day went perfectly!

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