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Monday June 27, 2016
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, 28 June at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM

Tuesday June 28, 2016
Summer Feeding Program - Free Lunch for anyone 18 years or younger
Any child that is 18 years or younger may eat a free, nutritious lunch regardless of where they live or attend school. Out of town guests are welcome. All meals much be eaten on site.   The Owensboro Museum of Science and History is proud to serve as a feeding site for the OPS Summer Feeding Program.  
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Tuesday June 28, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Wednesday June 29, 2016
Celebrate "National Mud Pie Day"!
Summer is full of celebrations and you don't want to miss out on "National Mud Pie Day"!!!  Stop in and explore the amazing world of soil with educators from the Daviess County Extension Office! This program is good for any age and is included with the price of $3 admission. As always, Museum Members are free!   Thanks you DCEO!
Time: 11:00AM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Wednesday June 29, 2016
Summer Feeding Program - Free Lunch for anyone 18 years or younger
Any child that is 18 years or younger may eat a free, nutritious lunch regardless of where they live or attend school. Out of town guests are welcome. All meals much be eaten on site.   The Owensboro Museum of Science and History is proud to serve as a feeding site for the OPS Summer Feeding Program.  
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Wednesday June 29, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Thursday June 30, 2016
Summer Feeding Program - Free Lunch for anyone 18 years or younger
Any child that is 18 years or younger may eat a free, nutritious lunch regardless of where they live or attend school. Out of town guests are welcome. All meals much be eaten on site.   The Owensboro Museum of Science and History is proud to serve as a feeding site for the OPS Summer Feeding Program.  
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Thursday June 30, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Friday July 1, 2016
Kids Fit!
Join Charles Pettigrew from Owensboro Health Park for a rockin' good exercise session! Activities are designed to help kids keep active and fit! Learn exercises and games that can be done at home! Free with admission of $3 per person and always free with museum membership!   Thanks you Charles! 
Time: 11:00AM
Location: Museum's Second Floor Future RiverHeritage History Gallery
Friday July 1, 2016
Summer Feeding Program - Free Lunch for anyone 18 years or younger
Any child that is 18 years or younger may eat a free, nutritious lunch regardless of where they live or attend school. Out of town guests are welcome. All meals much be eaten on site.   The Owensboro Museum of Science and History is proud to serve as a feeding site for the OPS Summer Feeding Program.  
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Friday July 1, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday July 2, 2016
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Information
The community group, the Owensboro Coffee Party, meets most Saturday mornings. The Public is invited for friendly discussion.    
Time: 10:00AM
Location: Museum's Third Floor Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room
Saturday July 2, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday July 2, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Sunday July 3, 2016
The Museum will be closed on Sunday, 3 July for the Fourth of July Holiday
We will re-open on Tuesday, 5 July at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 1:00PM

Monday July 4, 2016
The Museum will be closed on 4 July in celebration of Independence Day!
We will re-open on Tuesday, 5 July at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM

Tuesday July 5, 2016
Kids in the Kitchen - "Fruit Rockets to Celebrate the 4th of July"!
Fruit Rockets! - Create these super-fun "fruit rocket skewers" as you help us celebrate July 4th all week long! Join the Junior League of Owensboro's KIDS IN THE KITCHEN Chefs as they explore great ways to introduce healthier and nutritious eating into our everyday lives! Good for all ages, this program is included with $3 admission and always free to museum members!   A big thank you to the JLO Kids in the Kitchen Crew! 
Time: 10:30AM-11:30AM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Tuesday July 5, 2016
Summer Feeding Program - Free Lunch for anyone 18 years or younger
Any child that is 18 years or younger may eat a free, nutritious lunch regardless of where they live or attend school. Out of town guests are welcome. All meals much be eaten on site.   The Owensboro Museum of Science and History is proud to serve as a feeding site for the OPS Summer Feeding Program.  
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Tuesday July 5, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Wednesday July 6, 2016
Patriotic Art with Rex!
Join us as we continue our week-long Independence Day celebrations! Artist Rex Robinson will be on hand to guide you in using everyday recyclable materials to create your own patriotic masterpiece! This program is good for all ages and is included in the price of $3 admission. As alwasy, Museum Members are free!   Thank you Rex!
Time: 11:00AM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Wednesday July 6, 2016
Summer Feeding Program - Free Lunch for anyone 18 years or younger
Any child that is 18 years or younger may eat a free, nutritious lunch regardless of where they live or attend school. Out of town guests are welcome. All meals much be eaten on site.   The Owensboro Museum of Science and History is proud to serve as a feeding site for the OPS Summer Feeding Program.  
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Wednesday July 6, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Thursday July 7, 2016
Summer Feeding Program - Free Lunch for anyone 18 years or younger
Any child that is 18 years or younger may eat a free, nutritious lunch regardless of where they live or attend school. Out of town guests are welcome. All meals much be eaten on site.   The Owensboro Museum of Science and History is proud to serve as a feeding site for the OPS Summer Feeding Program.  
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Thursday July 7, 2016
Celebrate with an Eagle! Indiana Raptor Center visits with live birds of prey!
You won't want to miss the opportunity to celebrate our National Symbol while you learn more about Eagles and other Birds of Prey. The educators from the Indiana Raptor Center of Brown County will bring live birds, including a Bald Eagle! This program is great for all ages and is included with the price of $3 admission. As always, Museum Members are free!   A big THANK YOU to the birds and educators form the  Indiana Raptor Center !!!
Time: 2:00PM
Location: Museum's Second Floor RiverHeritage History Gallery
Thursday July 7, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Friday July 8, 2016
Make n' Take Patriotic Crafts!
Wrap up your week of celebrating Independence Day by making a special patriotic craft to take home! Mary Higginbotham from the Daviess County Extension Office will guide visitors through the fun, creative process of making your own craft item! Good for all ages, this activity is included in the price of $3 admission. Museum Members are free!   Thank you Mary!
Time: 11:00AM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Friday July 8, 2016
Summer Feeding Program - Free Lunch for anyone 18 years or younger
Any child that is 18 years or younger may eat a free, nutritious lunch regardless of where they live or attend school. Out of town guests are welcome. All meals much be eaten on site.   The Owensboro Museum of Science and History is proud to serve as a feeding site for the OPS Summer Feeding Program.  
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Friday July 8, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday July 9, 2016
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Information
The community group, the Owensboro Coffee Party, meets most Saturday mornings. The Public is invited for friendly discussion.    
Time: 10:00AM
Location: Museum's Third Floor Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room
Saturday July 9, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday July 9, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Sunday July 10, 2016
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Information
The Chess Club - open to the Public  
Time: 1:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor D.A.R. Room
Monday July 11, 2016
School's Out Summer Camp GRADES K-1: LEGO® DESIGN CHALLENGE! Pre-registration is required, see below
Day One of LEGO® DESIGN CHALLENGE!  Put your imagination to the test as you build, design and engineer using these favorite construction tools – LEGOS® ! School's Out Summer Camp is a collaboration between the Kentucky Science Center and the Owensboro Museum of Science and History! Lunch will also be provided every day, through the OPS Summer Feeding Program. Registration is $175 for the entire week and includes a T-Shirt. To register, please visit http://kysciencecenter.org/kids/camps/off-site-schools-out-science-camp/. Drop-Off Times: Between 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. every day Pick-Up Times: Between 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. every day  
Time: 9:00AM-4:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor Budding Biotech Lab
Monday July 11, 2016
School's Out Science Camp - GRADES 2-3: WeDo® ROBOTIC ZOO! Pre-registration is required, see below
Day One of WeDo® ROBOTIC ZOO! It's the wild side of robotic engineering! Learn about animal adaptations and robotics! Design and build a robotic animal using WeDo® LEGO® Robotics. School's Out Summer Camp is a collaboration between the Kentucky Science Center and the Owensboro Museum of Science and History! Lunch will also be provided every day, through the OPS Summer Feeding Program. Registration is $175 for the entire week and includes a T-Shirt. To register, please visit http://kysciencecenter.org/kids/camps/off-site-schools-out-science-camp/. Drop-Off Times: Between 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. every day Pick-Up Times: Between 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. every day  
Time: 9:00AM-4:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor DAR Room
Monday July 11, 2016
School's Out Science Camp - GRADES 4-5: AMUSEMENT PARK PHYSICS! Pre-registration is required, see below
Day One of AMUSEMENT PARK PHYSICS! Zooming coasters and whirling wheels, investigate the physics behind some science defying amusement park rides! School's Out Summer Camp is a collaboration between the Kentucky Science Center and the Owensboro Museum of Science and History! Lunch will also be provided every day, through the OPS Summer Feeding Program. Registration is $175 for the entire week and includes a T-Shirt. To register, please visit http://kysciencecenter.org/kids/camps/off-site-schools-out-science-camp/. Drop-Off Times: Between 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. every day Pick-Up Times: Between 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. every day 
Time: 9:00AM-4:00PM
Location: Museum's SpeedZeum Basement Party Room
Monday July 11, 2016
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS TO THE PUBLIC: School's Out Science Camps Are Pre-registered Camps that include Mondays at the Museum
We will re-open on to the public on Tuesday, 12 July at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM

Tuesday July 12, 2016
School's Out Summer Camp GRADES K-1: LEGO® DESIGN CHALLENGE! Pre-registration is required, see below
Day Two of LEGO® DESIGN CHALLENGE!  Put your imagination to the test as you build, design and engineer using these favorite construction tools – LEGOS® ! School's Out Summer Camp is a collaboration between the Kentucky Science Center and the Owensboro Museum of Science and History! Lunch will also be provided every day, through the OPS Summer Feeding Program. Registration is $175 for the entire week and includes a T-Shirt. To register, please visit http://kysciencecenter.org/kids/camps/off-site-schools-out-science-camp/. Drop-Off Times: Between 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. every day Pick-Up Times: Between 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. every day 
Time: 9:00AM-4:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor Budding Biotech Lab
Tuesday July 12, 2016
School's Out Science Camp - GRADES 2-3: WeDo® ROBOTIC ZOO! Pre-registration is required, see below
Day Two of LEGO® DESIGN CHALLENGE!  Put your imagination to the test as you build, design and engineer using these favorite construction tools – LEGOS® ! School's Out Summer Camp is a collaboration between the Kentucky Science Center and the Owensboro Museum of Science and History! Lunch will also be provided every day, through the OPS Summer Feeding Program. Registration is $175 for the entire week and includes a T-Shirt. To register, please visit http://kysciencecenter.org/kids/camps/off-site-schools-out-science-camp/. Drop-Off Times: Between 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. every day Pick-Up Times: Between 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. every day 
Time: 9:00AM-4:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor DAR Room
Tuesday July 12, 2016
School's Out Science Camp - GRADES 4-5: AMUSEMENT PARK PHYSICS! Pre-registration is required, see below
Day Two of AMUSEMENT PARK PHYSICS! Zooming coasters and whirling wheels, investigate the physics behind some science defying amusement park rides! School's Out Summer Camp is a collaboration between the Kentucky Science Center and the Owensboro Museum of Science and History! Lunch will also be provided every day, through the OPS Summer Feeding Program. Registration is $175 for the entire week and includes a T-Shirt. To register, please visit http://kysciencecenter.org/kids/camps/off-site-schools-out-science-camp/. Drop-Off Times: Between 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. every day Pick-Up Times: Between 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. every day  
Time: 9:00AM-4:00PM
Location: Museum's SpeedZeum Basement Party Room
Tuesday July 12, 2016
Summer Feeding Program - Free Lunch for anyone 18 years or younger
Any child that is 18 years or younger may eat a free, nutritious lunch regardless of where they live or attend school. Out of town guests are welcome. All meals much be eaten on site.   The Owensboro Museum of Science and History is proud to serve as a feeding site for the OPS Summer Feeding Program.  
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Tuesday July 12, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Wednesday July 13, 2016
School's Out Summer Camp GRADES K-1: LEGO® DESIGN CHALLENGE! Pre-registration is required, see below
Day Three of LEGO® DESIGN CHALLENGE!  Put your imagination to the test as you build, design and engineer using these favorite construction tools – LEGOS® ! School's Out Summer Camp is a collaboration between the Kentucky Science Center and the Owensboro Museum of Science and History! Lunch will also be provided every day, through the OPS Summer Feeding Program. Registration is $175 for the entire week and includes a T-Shirt. To register, please visit http://kysciencecenter.org/kids/camps/off-site-schools-out-science-camp/. Drop-Off Times: Between 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. every day Pick-Up Times: Between 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. every day 
Time: 9:00AM-4:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor Budding Biotech Lab
Wednesday July 13, 2016
School's Out Science Camp - GRADES 2-3: WeDo® ROBOTIC ZOO! Pre-registration is required, see below
Day Three of LEGO® DESIGN CHALLENGE!  Put your imagination to the test as you build, design and engineer using these favorite construction tools – LEGOS® ! School's Out Summer Camp is a collaboration between the Kentucky Science Center and the Owensboro Museum of Science and History! Lunch will also be provided every day, through the OPS Summer Feeding Program. Registration is $175 for the entire week and includes a T-Shirt. To register, please visit http://kysciencecenter.org/kids/camps/off-site-schools-out-science-camp/. Drop-Off Times: Between 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. every day Pick-Up Times: Between 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. every day
Time: 9:00AM-4:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor DAR Room
Wednesday July 13, 2016
School's Out Science Camp - GRADES 4-5: AMUSEMENT PARK PHYSICS! Pre-registration is required, see below
Day Three of AMUSEMENT PARK PHYSICS! Zooming coasters and whirling wheels, investigate the physics behind some science defying amusement park rides! School's Out Summer Camp is a collaboration between the Kentucky Science Center and the Owensboro Museum of Science and History! Lunch will also be provided every day, through the OPS Summer Feeding Program. Registration is $175 for the entire week and includes a T-Shirt. To register, please visit http://kysciencecenter.org/kids/camps/off-site-schools-out-science-camp/. Drop-Off Times: Between 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. every day Pick-Up Times: Between 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. every day  
Time: 9:00AM-4:00PM
Location: Museum's SpeedZeum Basement Party Room
Wednesday July 13, 2016
Summer Feeding Program - Free Lunch for anyone 18 years or younger
Any child that is 18 years or younger may eat a free, nutritious lunch regardless of where they live or attend school. Out of town guests are welcome. All meals much be eaten on site.   The Owensboro Museum of Science and History is proud to serve as a feeding site for the OPS Summer Feeding Program.  
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Wednesday July 13, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Thursday July 14, 2016
School's Out Summer Camp GRADES K-1: LEGO® DESIGN CHALLENGE! Pre-registration is required, see below
Day Four of LEGO® DESIGN CHALLENGE!  Put your imagination to the test as you build, design and engineer using these favorite construction tools – LEGOS® ! School's Out Summer Camp is a collaboration between the Kentucky Science Center and the Owensboro Museum of Science and History! Lunch will also be provided every day, through the OPS Summer Feeding Program. Registration is $175 for the entire week and includes a T-Shirt. To register, please visit http://kysciencecenter.org/kids/camps/off-site-schools-out-science-camp/. Drop-Off Times: Between 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. every day Pick-Up Times: Between 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. every day  
Time: 9:00AM-4:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor Budding Biotech Lab
Thursday July 14, 2016
School's Out Science Camp - GRADES 2-3: WeDo® ROBOTIC ZOO! Pre-registration is required, see below
Day Four of LEGO® DESIGN CHALLENGE!  Put your imagination to the test as you build, design and engineer using these favorite construction tools – LEGOS®!  School's Out Summer Camp is a collaboration between the Kentucky Science Center and the Owensboro Museum of Science and History! Lunch will also be provided every day, through the OPS Summer Feeding Program. Registration is $175 for the entire week and includes a T-Shirt. To register, please visit http://kysciencecenter.org/kids/camps/off-site-schools-out-science-camp/. Drop-Off Times: Between 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. every day Pick-Up Times: Between 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. every day
Time: 9:00AM-4:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor DAR Room
Thursday July 14, 2016
School's Out Science Camp - GRADES 4-5: AMUSEMENT PARK PHYSICS! Pre-registration is required, see below
Day Four of AMUSEMENT PARK PHYSICS! Zooming coasters and whirling wheels, investigate the physics behind some science defying amusement park rides! School's Out Summer Camp is a collaboration between the Kentucky Science Center and the Owensboro Museum of Science and History! Lunch will also be provided every day, through the OPS Summer Feeding Program. Registration is $175 for the entire week and includes a T-Shirt. To register, please visit http://kysciencecenter.org/kids/camps/off-site-schools-out-science-camp/. Drop-Off Times: Between 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. every day Pick-Up Times: Between 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. every day  
Time: 9:00AM-4:00PM
Location: Museum's SpeedZeum Basement Party Room
Thursday July 14, 2016
Summer Feeding Program - Free Lunch for anyone 18 years or younger
Any child that is 18 years or younger may eat a free, nutritious lunch regardless of where they live or attend school. Out of town guests are welcome. All meals much be eaten on site.   The Owensboro Museum of Science and History is proud to serve as a feeding site for the OPS Summer Feeding Program.  
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Thursday July 14, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Friday July 15, 2016
School's Out Summer Camp GRADES K-1: LEGO® DESIGN CHALLENGE! Pre-registration is required, see below
Final Day of LEGO® DESIGN CHALLENGE!  Put your imagination to the test as you build, design and engineer using these favorite construction tools – LEGOS® ! School's Out Summer Camp is a collaboration between the Kentucky Science Center and the Owensboro Museum of Science and History! Lunch will also be provided every day, through the OPS Summer Feeding Program. Registration is $175 for the entire week and includes a T-Shirt. To register, please visit http://kysciencecenter.org/kids/camps/off-site-schools-out-science-camp/. Drop-Off Times: Between 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. every day Pick-Up Times: Between 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. every day  
Time: 9:00AM-4:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor Budding Biotech Lab
Friday July 15, 2016
School's Out Science Camp - GRADES 2-3: WeDo® ROBOTIC ZOO! Pre-registration is required, see below
Final Day of LEGO® DESIGN CHALLENGE!  Put your imagination to the test as you build, design and engineer using these favorite construction tools – LEGOS®!  School's Out Summer Camp is a collaboration between the Kentucky Science Center and the Owensboro Museum of Science and History! Lunch will also be provided every day, through the OPS Summer Feeding Program. Registration is $175 for the entire week and includes a T-Shirt. To register, please visit http://kysciencecenter.org/kids/camps/off-site-schools-out-science-camp/. Drop-Off Times: Between 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. every day Pick-Up Times: Between 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. every day 
Time: 9:00AM-4:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor DAR Room
Friday July 15, 2016
School's Out Science Camp - GRADES 4-5: AMUSEMENT PARK PHYSICS! Pre-registration is required, see below
Final Day of AMUSEMENT PARK PHYSICS! Zooming coasters and whirling wheels, investigate the physics behind some science defying amusement park rides! School's Out Summer Camp is a collaboration between the Kentucky Science Center and the Owensboro Museum of Science and History! Lunch will also be provided every day, through the OPS Summer Feeding Program. Registration is $175 for the entire week and includes a T-Shirt. To register, please visit http://kysciencecenter.org/kids/camps/off-site-schools-out-science-camp/. Drop-Off Times: Between 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. every day Pick-Up Times: Between 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. every day  
Time: 9:00AM-4:00PM
Location: Museum's SpeedZeum Basement Party Room!
Friday July 15, 2016
Kids Fit!
Join Charles Pettigrew from Owensboro Health Park for a rockin' good exercise session! Activities are designed to help kids keep active and fit! Learn exercises and games that can be done at home! Free with admission of $3 per person and always free with museum membership!   Thanks you Charles! 
Time: 11:00AM
Location: Museum's Second Floor Future RiverHeritage History Gallery
Friday July 15, 2016
Summer Feeding Program - Free Lunch for anyone 18 years or younger
Any child that is 18 years or younger may eat a free, nutritious lunch regardless of where they live or attend school. Out of town guests are welcome. All meals much be eaten on site.   The Owensboro Museum of Science and History is proud to serve as a feeding site for the OPS Summer Feeding Program.  
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Friday July 15, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday July 16, 2016
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Information
The community group, the Owensboro Coffee Party, meets most Saturday mornings. The Public is invited for friendly discussion.    
Time: 10:00AM
Location: Museum's Third Floor Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room
Saturday July 16, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday July 16, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Sunday July 17, 2016
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Information
The Chess Club - open to the Public  
Time: 1:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor D.A.R. Room
Monday July 18, 2016
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, 19 July at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM

Tuesday July 19, 2016
Kids in the Kitchen - "Test Your Tastebuds!
"Test Your Tastebuds" while learning how to make different kinds of veggie chips! Join the Junior League of Owensboro's KIDS IN THE KITCHEN Chefs as they explore great ways to introduce healthier and nutritious eating into our everyday lives! Good for all ages, this program is included with $3 admission and always free to museum members!   A big thank you to the JLO Kids in the Kitchen Crew!  
Time: 10:30AM-11:30AM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Tuesday July 19, 2016
Summer Feeding Program - Free Lunch for anyone 18 years or younger
Any child that is 18 years or younger may eat a free, nutritious lunch regardless of where they live or attend school. Out of town guests are welcome. All meals much be eaten on site.   The Owensboro Museum of Science and History is proud to serve as a feeding site for the OPS Summer Feeding Program.  
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Tuesday July 19, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Wednesday July 20, 2016
Summer Feeding Program - Free Lunch for anyone 18 years or younger
Any child that is 18 years or younger may eat a free, nutritious lunch regardless of where they live or attend school. Out of town guests are welcome. All meals much be eaten on site.   The Owensboro Museum of Science and History is proud to serve as a feeding site for the OPS Summer Feeding Program.  
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Wednesday July 20, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Thursday July 21, 2016
Birds! Presented by the Daviess County Audubon Society
Step into the world of birds as members of the Daviess County Audubon Society help you discover how you can be a good neighbor to our feathered friends! This program is good for all ages and is included in the price of $3 admission. As always, Museum Members are free!   Thank you DCAS!
Time: 11:00AM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Thursday July 21, 2016
Summer Feeding Program - Free Lunch for anyone 18 years or younger
Any child that is 18 years or younger may eat a free, nutritious lunch regardless of where they live or attend school. Out of town guests are welcome. All meals much be eaten on site.   The Owensboro Museum of Science and History is proud to serve as a feeding site for the OPS Summer Feeding Program.  
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Thursday July 21, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Friday July 22, 2016
Summer Feeding Program - Free Lunch for anyone 18 years or younger
Any child that is 18 years or younger may eat a free, nutritious lunch regardless of where they live or attend school. Out of town guests are welcome. All meals much be eaten on site.   The Owensboro Museum of Science and History is proud to serve as a feeding site for the OPS Summer Feeding Program.  
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Friday July 22, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday July 23, 2016
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Information
The community group, the Owensboro Coffee Party, meets most Saturday mornings. The Public is invited for friendly discussion.    
Time: 10:00AM
Location: Museum's Third Floor Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room
Saturday July 23, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday July 23, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!