Lynchburg, Tennessee: Moore County Old Jail Museum

For a dollar, a guided tour by volunteers of the county's two-cell jail, which held prisoners until 1990. Items related to sheriffs who lived there, and some celebrities with a town connection.

Moore County Old Jail Museum

231 Main St., Lynchburg, TN
Main St. and Wiseman Park Rd. One block west of the Tennessee Walking Horse Museum.
Tu-Sa 11 am -3 pm. Closed Su, M, holidays. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Moore County Jail Museum.

Moore County Old Jail Museum

In downtown Lynchburg just off the square, funny guided tour provided for a dollar, open 11-3 March through mid-December.

[Darick Maasen, 07/11/2010]

The 2-cell jail operated from 1893-1990. Not to be confused with the Old Jail Museum in nearby Winchester, TN.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Jack Daniel's GraveJack Daniel's Grave, Lynchburg, TN - < 1 mi.
Grave of Beautiful Jim Key, the Educated HorseGrave of Beautiful Jim Key, the Educated Horse, Shelbyville, TN - 12 mi.
Grave of Strolling Jim, Tennessee Walking HorseGrave of Strolling Jim, Tennessee Walking Horse, Wartrace, TN - 17 mi.
In the region:
MUFFLERSauR US - Dinosaur car parts sculpture, McMinnville, TN - 44 mi.

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