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Friday October 31, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday November 1, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The community group, the Owensboro Coffee Party, meets most Saturday mornings.
Time: 10:30AM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room
Saturday November 1, 2014
The Dinosaur Who Lived in My Backyard
STORYLAB features The Dinosaur Who Lived in My Backyard by B.G. Hennessy! Hear Science Educator Kim Ray read the book, then discover all kinds of science fun! Story Lab Activity: Fossil Dig! (Recommended for ages 3 - 10) This is a great activity for pre-school through elementary age groups and is included in the price of admission. Of course, Museum Members can participate free of charge! To learn more about museum membership and its benefits, visit the Membership page on our website! STORYLAB can also be scheduled for your classroom visits!
Time: 11:00AM-11:45AM
Location: Museum's Third Floor Budding Biotech Lab
Saturday November 1, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 11:30AM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday November 1, 2014
Origins Cave Scavenger Hunt for Kids
Join Science Educator Kim Ray and have fun searching the origins cave and exhibit for all types of interesting discoveries.(maximum number of kids:15 If you have a large group please call for a special time for your group)THE CAVE SCAVENGER HUNT IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION.
Time: 12:00PM-12:30PM
Location: Meets in our 1st floor Benches in the Origins Gallery
Saturday November 1, 2014
Origins Cave Tour
Join Science Educator Kim Ray and have fun learning about cave formations such as stalactites and stalagmites. See flowstones, crinoids, soda straw formations, and many other interesting pieces of cave speleothems. THE CAVE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 20-minute experience. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s) today!
Time: 1:00PM
Location: Meets in our 1st floor Benches in the Origins Gallery
Saturday November 1, 2014
Origins Cave Tour
Join Science Educator Kim Ray and have fun learning about cave formations such as stalactites and stalagmites. See flowstones, crinoids, soda straw formations, and many other interesting pieces of cave speleothems. THE CAVE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 20-minute experience. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s) today!
Time: 1:15PM
Location: Meets in our 1st floor Benches in the Origins Gallery
Saturday November 1, 2014
Origins Cave Tour
Join Science Educator Kim Ray and have fun learning about cave formations such as stalactites and stalagmites. See flowstones, crinoids, soda straw formations, and many other interesting pieces of cave speleothems. THE CAVE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 20-minute experience. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s) today!
Time: 2:00PM
Location: Meets in our 1st floor Benches in the Origins Gallery
Saturday November 1, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday November 1, 2014
Exploration Science Lab
Exploration Science Lab activity: The Chemistry of Caves! This is a great activity recommended for ages 5 and up and is included in the price of admission. Of course, Museum Members can participate free of charge! To learn more about museum membership and its benefits, visit the Membership page on our website!
Time: 3:00PM-3:45PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor Budding Biotech Lab
Sunday November 2, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Chess Club
Time: 1:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room
Monday November 3, 2014
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Tuesday November 4, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Wednesday November 5, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Thursday November 6, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Friday November 7, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday November 8, 2014
Amateur Radio Testing
Testing for Amateur radio licenses.
Time: 10:00AM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room
Saturday November 8, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The community group, the Owensboro Coffee Party, meets most Saturday mornings.
Time: 10:30AM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room
Saturday November 8, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 11:30AM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday November 8, 2014
The Dinosaur Who Lived in My Backyard
STORYLAB features The Dinosaur Who Lived in My Backyard by B.G. Hennessy! Hear Science Educator Kim Ray read the book, then discover all kinds of science fun! Story Lab Activity: Fossil Dig! (Recommended for ages 3 - 10) This is a great activity for pre-school through elementary age groups and is included in the price of admission. Of course, Museum Members can participate free of charge! To learn more about museum membership and its benefits, visit the Membership page on our website! STORYLAB can also be scheduled for your classroom visits!
Time: 11:45AM
Location: Museum's Third Floor Budding Biotech Lab
Saturday November 8, 2014
Origins Cave Scavenger Hunt for Kids
Join Science Educator Kim Ray and have fun searching the origins cave and exhibit for all types of interesting discoveries.(maximum number of kids:15 If you have a large group please call for a special time for your group)THE CAVE SCAVENGER HUNT IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION.
Time: 12:00PM-12:30PM
Location: Meets in our 1st floor Benches in the Origins Gallery
Saturday November 8, 2014
Origins Cave Tour
Join Science Educator Kim Ray and have fun learning about cave formations such as stalactites and stalagmites. See flowstones, crinoids, soda straw formations, and many other interesting pieces of cave speleothems. THE CAVE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 20-minute experience. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s) today!
Time: 1:00PM
Location: Meets in our 1st floor Benches in the Origins Gallery
Saturday November 8, 2014
Origins Cave Tour
Join Science Educator Kim Ray and have fun learning about cave formations such as stalactites and stalagmites. See flowstones, crinoids, soda straw formations, and many other interesting pieces of cave speleothems. THE CAVE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 20-minute experience. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s) today!
Time: 1:15PM
Location: Meets in our 1st floor Benches in the Origins Gallery
Saturday November 8, 2014
Origins Cave Tour
Join Science Educator Kim Ray and have fun learning about cave formations such as stalactites and stalagmites. See flowstones, crinoids, soda straw formations, and many other interesting pieces of cave speleothems. THE CAVE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 20-minute experience. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s) today!
Time: 2:00PM
Location: Meets in our 1st floor Benches in the Origins Gallery
Saturday November 8, 2014
Exploration Science Lab
Exploration Science Lab activity: The Chemistry of Caves! This is a great activity recommended for ages 5 and up and is included in the price of admission. Of course, Museum Members can participate free of charge! To learn more about museum membership and its benefits, visit the Membership page on our website!
Time: 3:00PM-3:45PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor Budding Biotech Lab
Saturday November 8, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Sunday November 9, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Chess Club
Time: 1:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room
Monday November 10, 2014
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Tuesday November 11, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Tuesday November 11, 2014
School Employee Evening
OMSH welcomes school employees the second Tuesday of each month from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Entrance is free with proof of school employment and identification. Employees may tour the museum and take the coalmine tour. Cave tours will be offered at 3:30, 4:00, 4:30, 5:00, 5:30 and 6:00 p.m. Teachers will have an opportunity to find out about programs and resources.
Time: 3:30PM-6:30PM
Location: Museum
Tuesday November 11, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
Antique Auto Club
Time: 7:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room
Tuesday November 11, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Society for Creative Anachronism
Time: 7:00PM
Location: Museum's SpeedZeum Basement
Tuesday November 11, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
Bluegrass Paranormal Investigators
Time: 7:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room
Wednesday November 12, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Thursday November 13, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Friday November 14, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday November 15, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The community group, the Owensboro Coffee Party, meets most Saturday mornings.
Time: 10:30AM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room
Saturday November 15, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 11:30AM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday November 15, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Sunday November 16, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Chess Club
Time: 1:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room
Sunday November 16, 2014
The Dinosaur Who Lived in My Backyard
STORYLAB features The Dinosaur Who Lived in My Backyard by B.G. Hennessy! Hear Science Educator Kim Ray read the book, then discover all kinds of science fun! Story Lab Activity: Fossil Dig! (Recommended for ages 3 - 10) This is a great activity for pre-school through elementary age groups and is included in the price of admission. Of course, Museum Members can participate free of charge! To learn more about museum membership and its benefits, visit the Membership page on our website! STORYLAB can also be scheduled for your classroom visits!
Time: 1:30PM-2:15PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor Budding Biotech Lab
Sunday November 16, 2014
Origins Cave Scavenger Hunt for Kids
Join Science Educator Kim Ray and have fun searching the origins cave and exhibit for all types of interesting discoveries.(maximum number of kids:15 If you have a large group please call for a special time for your group)THE CAVE SCAVENGER HUNT IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION.
Time: 2:45PM-3:15PM
Location: Meets in our 1st floor Benches in the Origins Gallery
Sunday November 16, 2014
Origins Cave Tour
Join Science Educator Kim Ray and have fun learning about cave formations such as stalactites and stalagmites. See flowstones, crinoids, soda straw formations, and many other interesting pieces of cave speleothems. THE CAVE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 20-minute experience. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s) today!
Time: 3:30PM
Location: Meets in our 1st floor Benches in the Origins Gallery
Sunday November 16, 2014
Origins Cave Tour
Join Science Educator Kim Ray and have fun learning about cave formations such as stalactites and stalagmites. See flowstones, crinoids, soda straw formations, and many other interesting pieces of cave speleothems. THE CAVE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 20-minute experience. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s) today!
Time: 3:45PM
Location: Meets in our 1st floor Benches in the Origins Gallery
Sunday November 16, 2014
Origins Cave Tour
Join Science Educator Kim Ray and have fun learning about cave formations such as stalactites and stalagmites. See flowstones, crinoids, soda straw formations, and many other interesting pieces of cave speleothems. THE CAVE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 20-minute experience. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s) today!
Time: 4:00PM
Location: Meets in our 1st floor Benches in the Origins Gallery
Monday November 17, 2014
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Tuesday November 18, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Wednesday November 19, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Thursday November 20, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Friday November 21, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday November 22, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The community group, the Owensboro Coffee Party, meets most Saturday mornings.
Time: 10:30AM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room
Saturday November 22, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 11:30AM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday November 22, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Sunday November 23, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Chess Club
Time: 1:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room
Monday November 24, 2014
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Monday November 24, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Spit Whittler's Club
Time: 6:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room
Monday November 24, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Owensboro Photography Club
Time: 7:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room
Tuesday November 25, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Tuesday November 25, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Civil Service Club
Time: 7:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room
Tuesday November 25, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Society for Creative Anachronism
Time: 7:00PM
Location: The museum's SpeedZeum Basement
Wednesday November 26, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Thursday November 27, 2014
CLOSED - HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Friday November 28, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday November 29, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The community group, the Owensboro Coffee Party, meets most Saturday mornings.
Time: 10:30AM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room
Saturday November 29, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 11:30AM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday November 29, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Sunday November 30, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Chess Club
Time: 1:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room
Monday December 1, 2014
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Tuesday December 2, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Wednesday December 3, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Thursday December 4, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Friday December 5, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday December 6, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
Clock Collectors Club
Time: 10:30AM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room
Saturday December 6, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The community group, the Owensboro Coffee Party, meets most Saturday mornings.
Time: 10:30AM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room
Saturday December 6, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 11:30AM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!