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Thursday December 8, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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 December 9, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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 December 10, 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 December 10, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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 December 10, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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 December 11, 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 December 12, 2016
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, 13 December at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM

Tuesday December 13, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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 December 14, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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 December 15, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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 December 16, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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 December 16, 2016
Night at the Museum - Almost!
Begin your Winter Break 2016 with a very special night full of discovery at the Owensboro Museum of Science and History! Join us for special readings of the Polar Express, then make your own Polar Express craft. We'll also have flashlight tours full of surprises, beginning every 30 minutes, along with other special activities and some great door prizes! The PlayZeum will be open and guests may also enjoy the museum as usual. The fee for this special evening event is $4.00 for members; $5.00 for non-members.
Time: 6:00PM-9:00AM
Location: Throughout the Museum!
Saturday December 17, 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 December 17, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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 December 17, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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 December 18, 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 December 19, 2016
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, 20 December at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM

Tuesday December 20, 2016
Winter Sky StarLab Program
Join us for a “Winter Sky StarLab Program” in the museum's cozy StarLab portable planetarium. Great program for all ages and inncluded with admission, which is $3.00 (two years and younger are free.) As always, Museum Members are free!  
Time: 11:00AM-11:30AM
Location: Museum's StarLab Portable Planetarium - Second Floor
Tuesday December 20, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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!
Tuesday December 20, 2016
Winter Sky StarLab Program
Join us for a “Winter Sky StarLab Program” in the museum's cozy StarLab portable planetarium. Great program for all ages and inncluded with admission, which is $3.00 (two years and younger are free.) As always, Museum Members are free!     
Time: 2:00PM-2:30PM
Location: Museum's StarLab Portable Planetarium - Second Floor
Tuesday December 20, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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 December 21, 2016
Winter Sky StarLab Program
Join us for a “Winter Sky StarLab Program” in the museum's cozy StarLab portable planetarium. Great program for all ages and inncluded with admission, which is $3.00 (two years and younger are free.) As always, Museum Members are free!   
Time: 11:00AM-11:30AM
Location: Museum's StarLab Portable Planetarium - Second Floor
Wednesday December 21, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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!
Wednesday December 21, 2016
Winter Sky StarLab Program
Join us for a “Winter Sky StarLab Program” in the museum's cozy StarLab portable planetarium. Great program for all ages and inncluded with admission, which is $3.00 (two years and younger are free.) As always, Museum Members are free!   
Time: 2:00PM-2:30PM
Location: Museum's StarLab Portable Planetarium - Second Floor
Wednesday December 21, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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 December 22, 2016
Winter Sky StarLab Program
Join us for a “Winter Sky StarLab Program” in the museum's cozy StarLab portable planetarium. Great program for all ages and inncluded with admission, which is $3.00 (two years and younger are free.) As always, Museum Members are free!   
Time: 11:00AM-11:30AM
Location: Museum's StarLab Portable Planetarium - Second Floor
Thursday December 22, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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!
Thursday December 22, 2016
Winter Sky StarLab Program
Join us for a “Winter Sky StarLab Program” in the museum's cozy StarLab portable planetarium. Great program for all ages and inncluded with admission, which is $3.00 (two years and younger are free.) As always, Museum Members are free!   
Time: 2:00PM-2:30PM
Location: Museum's StarLab Portable Planetarium - Second Floor
Thursday December 22, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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 December 23, 2016
Winter Sky StarLab Program
Join us for a “Winter Sky StarLab Program” in the museum's cozy StarLab portable planetarium. Great program for all ages and inncluded with admission, which is $3.00 (two years and younger are free.) As always, Museum Members are free!   
Time: 11:00AM-11:30AM
Location: Museum's StarLab Portable Planetarium - Second Floor
Friday December 23, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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!
Friday December 23, 2016
Winter Sky StarLab Program
Join us for a “Winter Sky StarLab Program” in the museum's cozy StarLab portable planetarium. Great program for all ages and inncluded with admission, which is $3.00 (two years and younger are free.) As always, Museum Members are free!   
Time: 2:00PM-2:30PM
Location: Museum's StarLab Portable Planetarium - Second Floor
Friday December 23, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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 December 24, 2016
Museum Closed on Christmas Eve - We wish everyone a very Merry Christmas!
The museum will be closed December 24-26 and will re-open on Tuesday, 27 December at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM

Sunday December 25, 2016
The Museum will be closed Christmas Day - Merry Christmas to all!
The museum will be closed December 24 - 26 and will re-open on Tuesday, 27 December at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM

Monday December 26, 2016
The museum will be closed on December 26
The museum will be closed December 24-26 in celebration of Christmas. We will re-open on Tuesday, 27 December at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM

Tuesday December 27, 2016
Winter Sky StarLab Program
Join us for a “Winter Sky StarLab Program” in the museum's cozy StarLab portable planetarium. Great program for all ages and inncluded with admission, which is $3.00 (two years and younger are free.) As always, Museum Members are free!   
Time: 11:00AM-11:30AM
Location: Museum's StarLab Portable Planetarium - Second Floor
Tuesday December 27, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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!
Tuesday December 27, 2016
Winter Sky StarLab Program
Join us for a “Winter Sky StarLab Program” in the museum's cozy StarLab portable planetarium. Great program for all ages and inncluded with admission, which is $3.00 (two years and younger are free.) As always, Museum Members are free!   
Time: 2:00PM-2:30PM
Location: Museum's StarLab Portable Planetarium - Second Floor
Tuesday December 27, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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 December 28, 2016
Winter Sky StarLab Program
Join us for a “Winter Sky StarLab Program” in the museum's cozy StarLab portable planetarium. Great program for all ages and inncluded with admission, which is $3.00 (two years and younger are free.) As always, Museum Members are free!   
Time: 11:00AM-11:30AM
Location: Museum's StarLab Portable Planetarium - Second Floor
Wednesday December 28, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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!
Wednesday December 28, 2016
Winter Sky StarLab Program
Join us for a “Winter Sky StarLab Program” in the museum's cozy StarLab portable planetarium. Great program for all ages and inncluded with admission, which is $3.00 (two years and younger are free.) As always, Museum Members are free!   
Time: 2:00PM-2:30PM
Location: Museum's StarLab Portable Planetarium - Second Floor
Wednesday December 28, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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 December 29, 2016
Winter Sky StarLab Program
Join us for a “Winter Sky StarLab Program” in the museum's cozy StarLab portable planetarium. Great program for all ages and inncluded with admission, which is $3.00 (two years and younger are free.) As always, Museum Members are free!   
Time: 11:00AM-11:30AM
Location: Museum's StarLab Portable Planetarium - Second Floor
Thursday December 29, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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!
Thursday December 29, 2016
Winter Sky StarLab Program
Join us for a “Winter Sky StarLab Program” in the museum's cozy StarLab portable planetarium. Great program for all ages and inncluded with admission, which is $3.00 (two years and younger are free.) As always, Museum Members are free!   
Time: 2:00PM-2:30PM
Location: Museum's StarLab Portable Planetarium - Second Floor
Thursday December 29, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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 December 30, 2016
Winter Sky StarLab Program
Join us for a “Winter Sky StarLab Program” in the museum's cozy StarLab portable planetarium. Great program for all ages and inncluded with admission, which is $3.00 (two years and younger are free.) As always, Museum Members are free!   
Time: 11:00AM-11:30AM
Location: Museum's StarLab Portable Planetarium - Second Floor
Friday December 30, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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!
Friday December 30, 2016
Winter Sky StarLab Program
Join us for a “Winter Sky StarLab Program” in the museum's cozy StarLab portable planetarium. Great program for all ages and inncluded with admission, which is $3.00 (two years and younger are free.) As always, Museum Members are free!   
Time: 2:00PM-2:30PM
Location: Museum's StarLab Portable Planetarium - Second Floor
Friday December 30, 2016
Historic Coal Mine Tour - And a Special December Lump o' Coal Present!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine exhibit featuring the history of coal mining in western Kentucky in the19th Century. Your tour will lead you through a typical day in the life of a Daviess County Rudy Mine Coal Miner in the1930's....and includes a special Christmas present at the end of the tour for everyone!   This tour is included with your admission, but is limited in space. 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 December 31, 2016
NOON YEAR'S EVE - An Owensboro Family Tradition!
Join us for Owensboro's favorite family New Year's party at NOON YEAR'S EVE! 
Time: 9:30AM-1:00PM
Location: Throughout the museum - NOTE: Special Hours of 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Sunday January 1, 2017
Museum Closed in Celebration of New Year's Day!
Wishing all of our patrons, friends and families a wonderful 2017! The museum will re-open on Tuesday, 3 January at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM

Monday January 2, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, 3 January at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM

Monday February 6, 2017
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, February 7th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM