The mission of the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum is to collect, preserve, and exhibit artifacts and archival materials concerning Abraham Lincoln, his contemporaries, the American Civil War, and the study of Lincolniana. The Museum will also provide workshops, seminars, forums, courses, outreach programs, and research opportunities for individuals and groups to examine the life of the 16th President, the field of Lincolniana, and the themes and forces that contributed to the era of conflict of the Civil War. The Museum Committee and the Board of Trustees will determine specific collection goals review policies and procedures annually.
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The Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum is located just south of Middlesboro, Kentucky, on U.S. Hwy. 25E in Harrogate, Tennessee, approximately 55 miles northeast of Knoxville. The museum is open on the major summer holidays. Otherwise the museum is closed for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day as well as on other University holidays.
M-F - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday - 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Adults - $5.00 Group rate - $3.50
Senior Citizens (60+) - $3.50 Group rate - $3.50
Children 6-12 years - $3.00 Group rate - $2.00
Motor Coach Groups - $3.00
The library and archives are open by appointment Monday through Friday 9 a.m,. to 4 p.m. To schedule an appointment, email the University Archivist at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To access the Archives Home, please click here.
To access guides to the Archives Collection, please click here.
To access information on the Museum Research Collection, please click here.