Established 1987 in Barbourville, Kentucky

Knox Historical Museum

History & Genealogy Center

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Knox Historical Museum Personnel Directory

We have many talented volunteers available to help you in your historical and genealogical research.

As the Museum Staff are all volunteers, please be patient when contacting a staff member.  It may take up to a week to receive a reply.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

The Knox Historical Musuem's Genealogy Research Department may be able to help you research family histories in and around Knox County, KY with records going back to 1799.

The Knox Historical Museum has an extensive collection of items with some knowledgeable staff members with more than 30 years of continuous service.

Knox Historical Museum does research on old businesses and buildings in Barbourville and Knox County, KY and maintains an extensive photographic collection or more than 1000 images going back to the late 1800's.