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Facilities Rental

Throwing an Event? We've Got a Place for You.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to building improvement projects, our Brown Forman room will be unavailable from August 26 – November 15. This timeframe is subject to change. We will continue taking inquiries for future events, but please understand that KHS will be unable to secure reservations until the completion of these projects. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

The classically inspired Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History can accommodate in style and grandeur groups both small and large – from business meetings to birthday parties, weddings to family reunions.

General Information

KHS can accommodate rental groups of up to 200 people (depending on the space that best suits your needs). Room amenities vary but include Wi-Fi, Ethernet, AV, teleconferencing capabilities, and dry erase boards. KHS expects all events to harmonize with society’s character and mission. The Kentucky Historical Society reserves the right to decide whether an event is appropriate for our sites. Rentals are not available on Sundays.

The following process details the necessary steps required to secure authorization for the use of KHS rental spaces:

  • Complete and submit the inquiry form (the KHS Facilities Rental Coordinator will follow up with rental policies and an application for KHS Facilities and Grounds)
  • Complete and submit the application (you will receive the application after we receive your completed inquiry form)
  • The KHS Facilities Rental Coordinator will provide an estimate of fees and the KHS rental agreement.

Please note – your reservation is not secured or guaranteed until KHS receives the rental deposit, proof of insurance, and a signed rental agreement.

To learn more about our rentals, please complete and submit the inquiry form, and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Questions? Please contact our Rental Facilities Coordinator at or (502) 782-2469.