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

Address:
231 Main St., Lynchburg, TN
Directions:
Main St. and Wiseman Park Rd. One block west of the Tennessee Walking Horse Museum.
Hours:
Tu-Sa 11 am -3 pm. Closed Su, M, holidays. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
931-993-1791
Admission:
$1
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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.


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Jack Daniel's GraveJack Daniel's Grave, Lynchburg, TN - < 1 mi.
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