Research Library

Delve Into the Past…

The Genealogical & Historical Research Library services a 7 County Area including: Mason, Bracken, Fleming, Lewis and Robertson counties in Kentucky, as well as Adams and Brown counties in Ohio. Birth, marriage, death and cemetery records, census information, tax lists, deeds, city directories, diaries, family files, historical papers, business ledgers, newspapers, maps, and original documents dating from 1789 to the present are all available on site.

Researchers both experienced and novice are welcome! Assistance is available in person, by phone, or online.


Find Information Easily

  • In-house user-friendly Index system

  • Microfilm readers, computers and Wi-Fi available

  • Ancestry.com and Fold 3 services available

  • Extensive collection of immigration records from the east coast US ports.

There are fees associated with library services, so if you’re doing extensive research a Kentucky Gateway Museum Center membership can offer considerable savings.


Research Services

The Kentucky Gateway Museum Center library offers in-house research services.

Contact for pricing: (606)-564-5865


Photographic Imaging

Kentucky Gateway Museum Center imaging services provides photographic reproductions of items in the KGMC’s collections upon request.The Museum Center encourages the use of its collections, particularly for research and educational use.

Based on conditions of use, application for permission to publish, and associated fees.


Due to Copyright Laws

Copy Requests for non-genealogical purposes are limited to non-copyrighted material.