Facility Rentals

Founders Room

The beautifully restored second floor of the River Discovery Center overlooks the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers. Painstaking effort went into preserving this historic downtown treasure and is evident in its original floors, window and door frames, fireplaces and elegant staircase.

One large and two smaller rooms are complemented with period furnishings - perfect for entertaining.

The Founders Room has been used for weddings, rehearsal dinners, parties, receptions, meetings and more. There is one large and two smaller rooms available. One room cannot be reserved by itself. We have banquet tables and chairs available for your use. Rentals are based on availability.



Event Rental Agreement           Wedding & Rehearsal Dinner Rental Agreement         Room Layout




Maiden Alley Cinema

The Maiden Alley Cinema is a 100 seat state-of-the-art theater at the back of the River Discovery Center.   When you rent the facility, you will have access to the lobby area and the theater. The cinema is only available for rentals on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights. For more information on renting the Maiden Alley Cinema for a meeting or event, call the River Discovery Center office at (270) 575-9958.  You may want to use the space to show a movie* or for a meeting** or seminar.   You may choose the caterer of your choice.   Banquet style tables and chairs are available.   Caterer must provide table cloths.  

* Movies - You will be charged a royalty fee, which is paid to the movie distributor

** Meetings or seminars – if you wish to show a power point, a small fee will be required for technology personnel.   Only approved personnel may work the projector or any equipment in the projection room.



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