Located in the heart of historic downtown Stearns, KY the McCreary County Museum is housed in the old Stearns Coal and Lumber Company Corporate headquarters that was built in 1907. The Museum was founded in 1988 and we invite everyone to come and explore two floors of local history. The first floor is filled with historic documents, objects, and photographs pertaining to McCreary County and the Stearns Coal & Lumber Company. The second floor has a replica bedroom and parlor from the early 1930s. In addition to these exciting exhibits we have tried to show the culture and lifestyle of McCreary Countians over the years with social exhibits that include a replica church room, a sporting exhibit and musical exhibit. Our Museum overlooks the town of Stearns which features the Big South Fork Scenic Railway and local craft and gift shops.