The Fayetteville-Lincoln County Museum & Event Center

Museum Information

The Museum & Event Center is Lincoln County's only public location housing artifacts from the community's history. The museum is located inside the Borden Milk Plant, constructed in 1927, and was donated by the William R. Carter family to serve as a local museum in 1987. Tours of the museum are provided free of charge by volunteer docents, and the event center is available for public rentals. As a 501(c)3 non-profit, the F-LC Museum & Event Center is administered by a board of directors and is eligible to receive tax-free donations for its operations.

The Fayetteville-Lincoln County Museum & Civic Center
521 South Main Street
P.O Box 54
Fayetteville, TN 37334
(931) 438-0339

For more information about facilities rental, click here.

Hours of Operation

Thursday-Saturday 12:30-4:30 P.M.

The museum is closed December-April

Special tours and group accommodations available by request.

Recent Announcements

  • Local Governments provide new paving The City of Fayetteville teamed up with the Lincoln County Commission to provide much needed funding for a newly paved museum parking lot. The paving work was provided by Lincoln Paving and will provide an enhanced experience for visitors and facilities rentals. Thank you to our local mayors, aldermen and commissioners for making this project a reality!
    Posted Aug 8, 2016, 12:31 PM by F-LC Museum
  • Pasta Premier Fundraiser August 11, 2016 The annual Pasta Premier fundraiser is set for Thursday, August 11 beginning at 6 P.M. This event is the museum's primary source of support and includes great food, wine, fellowship and silent auction...and a few laughs along the way.Tickets are $50 each and include all the pasta you can eat and wine you can drink. Tickets available from museum board members or by contacting us at or a message through our Facebook page. 
    Posted Aug 8, 2016, 12:24 PM by F-LC Museum
  • Museum Preps for Opening: Volunteers NEEDED! May 5th we will open our doors for the 2016 season! The museum is in need of volunteers to help us keep the doors open free of charge to any and all visitors! If you are interested in donating a bit of your time, please contact us at or call Jillian Rael at the Fayetteville-Lincoln Co. Public Library at 931-433-3286. Hours of operation are Thursday-Saturday 12:30 to 4:30 PM. You can be on a regular schedule OR pick and choose days/times that work for you!
    Posted Apr 27, 2016, 1:10 PM by F-LC Museum
  • Museum Hosts Disaster Planning Workshop The TN Association of Museums in partnership with the Society of TN Archivists and the TN State Library & Archives holds disaster preparedness workshops each year. This year, libraries, museums, and archives will convene in Lincoln County to hold the Middle TN sessions. This is a free event on May 5th from 9:30 until noon. Registration is required and can be done at the TAM website F-LC Museum Association is proud to host this event and we look forward to seeing you there!
    Posted Apr 27, 2016, 1:05 PM by F-LC Museum
  • Camp Blount Historical Park Clears Hurdle In mid-October the purchase of 40 acres of the remaining Camp Blount site in Fayetteville was completed. This effort has been in the works for quite some time, and the local War of 1812 Commission is grateful to the State 1812 Commission, the TN Wars Commission, and all the people that made this possible. Now, work will begin to turn the area into an interpretive historical park for future generations to enjoy!
    Posted Oct 23, 2015, 2:09 PM by F-LC Museum
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