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

  • Nov. 2016: Museum to host rifle display & re-enactors Fayetteville-Lincoln County Museum to display Alfred Bearden Southern Long Rifle Collection and host Civil War Interpretive Group The Fayetteville-Lincoln County Museum & Civic Center located at 521 South Main Street will host a display featuring the Southern Long Rifles made by Lincoln County resident Alfred Bearden on Saturday, November 12th during the Host of Christmas Past. These long rifles, which were made between 1830 and 1870 are remarkable examples of the hand crafted long rifles that were made famous throughout the frontier during the 1700 and 1800’s.  Along with the rifles, on display as well will be a collection highlighting the various types of uniforms worn during the Civil War and the rations carried on a daily basis ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2016, 8:52 AM by F-LC Museum
  • 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
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