Crittenden County Historical Museum
124 East Bellville Street, Marion, Kentucky



The Crittenden County Historical Museum is housed in the oldest church in Marion, built in 1881.

The interior of the Church includes the original wood floors, pulpit, balcony and stain glass windows.

Among the hundreds of local items on display is

  • a large collection of military uniforms and service-related articles, dating back to the Civil War;
  • a 200 year old loom;
  • spinning wheels;
  • a large collection of farm related items;
  • the bell from the county's first court house;
  • church bells with funeral toller;
  • old telephone switchboard;
  • a large collection of old Marion photos;
  • vintage clothing and accessories dating back to the early 1900's;
  • papers and memorabilia from Marion's two United Sates senators;
  • memorabilia, pictures and histories of many of the one room school houses.

    Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM.
    (April 1st through October 31st) Free admission.

    Special tours in the off-season can be arranged. email us!

A few of Kentucky's Hidden Treassures...

Civil War artifacts

Communion sets from Marion's oldest churches

Military items from the Civil War to Desert Storm.

Spinning wheels, looms, household items


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