The Frazier History Museum is a wedding and event venue in Louisville, Kentucky. The museum is located in the West Main District of downtown Louisville and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution. The Frazier documents and reinterprets stories from history through artifacts, exhibitions, and daily presentations by talented staff. The museum is a unique venue that offers indoor and outdoor space for all your events.
Facilities and Capacity
The Rooftop Garden features beautiful panoramic view of the Ohio River and downtown Louisville, tile floor and season blooming flowers, partially-covered terrace, and elevator access. The Rooftop Garden accommodates 250 guests for a seated ceremony, 150 guests for a seated dinner and 300 guests for a standing reception.
The Fourth Floor Loft is a large New York-style loft with brick walls, dimmable track lighting, permanent wood dance floor with LED lighting and 25 windows with plantation shutters. The loft can accommodate 360 guests for a seated dinner and 250 guests for a ceremony.
The First Floor Great Hall is a contemporary space with a terrazzo staircase, access to the museum galleries, multimedia screens and built-in sound system. The great hall accommodates 150 guests for a seated dinner with room for dancing and 250 guests for a standing reception.
Order of the Writ Room is the newest venue space with stunning view of Main Street. It includes access to The Spirit of Kentucky exhibit and can be combined with the Speakeasy space. This space can accommodate 50 seated guests or 100 guests for a standing reception.
Gateway Garden is a secluded area with wood tables and metal chairs. It has beautiful landscaping and seasonal flowers. The garden space can accommodate 110 guests for a standing reception.
The Speakeasy room is located behind a false wall and is an intimate cabaret-style space. It includes access to The Spirit of Kentucky and features custom built-in bar and stage area and access to the grand staircase and museum galleries. It can accommodate 50 seated guests and 100 guests for a standing reception.
The Second Floor Classroom is located within the exhibits on the second floor. It has large windows that overlook Main Street and is part of the Steward Historic Miniatures collection on display for guests to view. The classroom can accommodate 50 seated guests and 150 guests for a standing reception.
The Champagne Parlor is a themed space in the middle of the second floor exhibit. The parlor features a par, period furniture and access to second floor permanent exhibits. The parlor can accommodate 50 seated guests and 150 guests for a standing reception.
The Frazier History Museum can host your ceremony, reception, rehearsal dinner, engagement party and other wedding events. Every wedding reception rental includes four hours of event time, three hours of set up time prior to your event, different table sizes and shapes, black fan-back chairs, housekeeping staff, security staff and a Frazier staff member present for the entire event. Wedding ceremony rentals include two separate dressing rooms for two and a half hours prior to the ceremony, a sound system, wireless microphones, professional sound technician and an hour of rehearsal time. Their staff is trained and experienced at planning, coordinating and providing custom service for special events. They want your day to be magical and help you choose the perfect venue for each of your wedding events.
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Elizabeth · Married on 03/09/2019
Excellent experience all around!!!
Hubby and I loved getting married at The Frazier! Tori and Abby were great coordinators. They walked us through everything, and made sure the wedding and reception went smoothly. We kept the decorations minimal, because The Frazier has such a classic and rustic look. And the cocktail hour in the Order of the Writ room was just perfect! And, even though it poured on our wedding day (which ruined the plan for a rooftop ceremony), we had a beautiful backup location, and we were able to take wedding pics anywhere in the museum!Sent on 03/22/2019
taylore · Married on 09/02/2018
Labor day wedding
I would highly recommend Frazier for any events/weddings to anyone. I worked with Tori Nale as my coordinator. She was absolutely outstanding!! Very friendly, very hard-working, and a perfectionist are just a few of her qualities. She was a big key in making our wedding perfect! Not one thing went wrong with working with Frazier! Not one! We got married on the rooftop. Absolutely breathtaking. The Frazier staff had the rooftop flowers looking beautiful. The facility was very clean. All the staff I worked with were very professional. Couldn’t thank them enough. HIGHLY recommend Tori and the Frazier.Sent on 10/19/2018
Marie · Married on 10/13/2017
The Frazier Museum did a fantastic job with our daughter's wedding. Having the Speak Easy with the Prohibition exhibit for the cocktail hour was a great idea. Abby our coordinator was the best!Sent on 10/24/2017
Every detail will be covered by the professionals at Frazier. If you don't book you will be sorry you didn't.
If you are wanting a special venue with romance check out Frazier History Museum in downtown Louisville. This place has everything. Lots of space, open floor plan and wonderful planners.
Beautiful venue with a friendly staff that is very attentive to their clients needs!