Visit Historical Stearns, Kentucky


McCreary County Museum's CRAFTERS MARKET

 Saturday, November 21, 9am-5pm
in Heritage Hall located in downtown Stearns. 

Taylor Barnet

Taylor makes handmade and painted signs as well as ornaments and other wood crafts!

Pat Jones

Find the perfect addition to your holiday decor with these beautifully crafted baskets by artisan, Pat Jones. Pat Jones has been weaving for many years and will be displaying her specially crafted baskets, ornaments, and decorations.

Movie Night Basket by Bill and Mary Singleton

One of the wonderful themed baskets offered at the Crafters Market will be the "Movie Night Basket". This basket is filled with your favorite holiday movies, popcorn, hot chocolate, pillows, and a beautiful throw blanket. Everything you need for the perfect movie night.

Charlotte Smith

Charlotte Smith is a gifted seamstress whose work is in high demand across the region. This handcrafted quilt is beautifully made and sure to keep you warm this holiday season.

Kim King

Kim King is a talented artist that specializes in handmade doll clothes and baskets. Each of her custom ensembles for dolls is made with loving care and expert craftsmanship developed throughout 50 years of sewing and creating. Kim will have unique doll clothes available for 18" dolls such as American Girl or My Life just in time for the perfect Christmas gift.

Located in the heart of Historic Stearns...

The McCreary County Museum is housed in the old Stearns Coal and Lumber Company Corporate headquarters, built in 1907. The Museum was founded in 1988 and we invite everyone to visit and explore our unique history.


Mark December 1st in your Calendar!

The Museum is a non-profit that is kept alive by generous folks who want to keep our history and heritage alive. If you would like to help by donating to the Museum, please click on the link. We appreciate everyone who visits and donates!

GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world.

GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, it has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.


Upcoming Events

No event found!


The Museum is filled with historic documents, objects, and photographs pertaining to Historic Stearns and McCreary County, including exhibits that demonstrate the culture and lifestyle of McCreary Countians over the years. Our Museum overlooks the town of Stearns which features the Big South Fork Scenic Railway and local craft and gift shops.

Pricing and Schedules

Admission Prices

Opening Hours

May thru October 18th Hours:

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday


October 20th through November 8th: Thursday thru Friday (closed Thanksgiving)


December thru March: