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Calendar of Events

Friday April 12, 2013

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: 3:00 PM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Monday December 2, 2013

MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Tuesday December 3, 2013

Leo Cockroach, Toy Tester
STORYLAB features Leo Cockroach, Toy Tester, by Kevin O’Malley! Hear Science Educator Kim Ray read the book, then discover all kinds of science fun! Story Lab Activity: Inventions. Participants will use a variety of supplied materials to create their own invention. 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: 10:30 AM -11:30AM Location: Museum's Third Floor Budding Biotech Lab

Tuesday December 3, 2013

Science Explorations Lab - Public Invited!
An "Activity Lab" will follow at 11:45 a.m. All Science Exploration Labs in December will be devoted to additional invention time.  Participants can choose to finish in one lab or attend as many as they want. A hands-on activity open to the public!
Time: 11:45 AM -12:30AM Location: Museum's Third Floor - Budding BioTech Lab

Tuesday December 3, 2013

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: 3:00 PM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Tuesday December 3, 2013

STARLAB SHOW - The Polar Express
Join us in the cozy StarLab for a special presentation of this beloved holiday story! Hear actor Liam Neeson narrate this beloved story. Bring your blanket, wear your footie pajamas, enjoy some hot cocoa, cookies … and The Polar Express!  
Time: 5:30 PM Location: Museum's Second Floor - River Heritage Gallery

Tuesday December 3, 2013

STARLAB SHOW - The Polar Express
Join us in the cozy StarLab for a special presentation of this beloved holiday story! Hear actor Liam Neeson narrate this beloved story. Bring your blanket, wear your footie pajamas, enjoy some hot cocoa, cookies … and The Polar Express!    
Time: 6:00 PM Location: Museum's Second Floor - River Heritage Gallery

Tuesday December 3, 2013

STARLAB SHOW - The Polar Express
Join us in the cozy StarLab for a special presentation of this beloved holiday story! Hear actor Liam Neeson narrate this beloved story. Bring your blanket, wear your footie pajamas, enjoy some hot cocoa, cookies … and The Polar Express!   
Time: 6:30 PM Location: Museum's Second Floor - River Heritage Gallery

Tuesday December 3, 2013

STARLAB SHOW - The Polar Express
Join us in the cozy StarLab for a special presentation of this beloved holiday story! Hear actor Liam Neeson narrate this beloved story. Bring your blanket, wear your footie pajamas, enjoy some hot cocoa, cookies … and The Polar Express!   
Time: 7:00 PM Location: Museum's Second Floor - River Heritage Gallery

Wednesday December 4, 2013

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: 3:00 PM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Thursday December 5, 2013

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: 3:00 PM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Friday December 6, 2013

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: 3:00 PM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Saturday December 7, 2013

Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The community group, the Owensboro Coffee Party, meets most Saturday mornings.
Time: 10:30 AM Location: Museum's Third Floor - Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room

Saturday December 7, 2013

Leo Cockroach, Toy Tester
STORYLAB features Leo Cockroach, Toy Tester, by Kevin O’Malley! Hear Science Educator Kim Ray read the book, then discover all kinds of science fun! Story Lab Activity: Inventions. Participants will use a variety of supplied materials to create their own invention. 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: 11:00 AM -12:00AM Location: Museum's Third Floor Budding Biotech Lab

Saturday December 7, 2013

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: 11:30 AM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Saturday December 7, 2013

Science Explorations Lab - Public Invited!
An "Activity Lab" will follow at 12:15 a.m. All Science Exploration Labs in December will be devoted to additional invention time.  Participants can choose to finish in one lab or attend as many as they want. A hands-on activity open to the public!  
Time: 12:15 PM -1:00PM Location: Museum's Third Floor - Budding BioTech Lab

Saturday December 7, 2013

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: 3:00 PM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Sunday December 8, 2013

Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Chess Club.
Time: 1:00 PM Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room

Monday December 9, 2013

MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Tuesday December 10, 2013

Leo Cockroach, Toy Tester
STORYLAB features Leo Cockroach, Toy Tester, by Kevin O’Malley! Hear Science Educator Kim Ray read the book, then discover all kinds of science fun! Story Lab Activity: Inventions. Participants will use a variety of supplied materials to create their own invention. 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: 1:00 PM -2:00PM Location: Museum's Third Floor Budding Biotech Lab

Tuesday December 10, 2013

Science Explorations Lab - Public Invited!
An "Activity Lab" will follow at 2:15 p.m. All Science Exploration Labs in December will be devoted to additional invention time.  Participants can choose to finish in one lab or attend as many as they want. A hands-on activity open to the public! 
Time: 2:15 PM -3:00PM Location: Museum's Third Floor - Budding BioTech Lab

Tuesday December 10, 2013

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: 3:00 PM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Tuesday December 10, 2013

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: 3:30 PM -6:30PM Location: Museum

Tuesday December 10, 2013

STARLAB SHOW - The Polar Express
Join us in the cozy StarLab for a special presentation of this beloved holiday story! Hear actor Liam Neeson narrate this beloved story. Bring your blanket, wear your footie pajamas, enjoy some hot cocoa, cookies … and The Polar Express!   
Time: 5:30 PM Location: Museum's Second Floor - River Heritage Gallery

Tuesday December 10, 2013

STARLAB SHOW - The Polar Express
Join us in the cozy StarLab for a special presentation of this beloved holiday story! Hear actor Liam Neeson narrate this beloved story. Bring your blanket, wear your footie pajamas, enjoy some hot cocoa, cookies … and The Polar Express!    
Time: 6:00 PM Location: Museum's Second Floor - River Heritage Gallery

Tuesday December 10, 2013

Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
Owensboro Tea Party  
Time: 6:00 PM Location: Museum's Second Floor - WHFGEC

Tuesday December 10, 2013

STARLAB SHOW - The Polar Express
Join us in the cozy StarLab for a special presentation of this beloved holiday story! Hear actor Liam Neeson narrate this beloved story. Bring your blanket, wear your footie pajamas, enjoy some hot cocoa, cookies … and The Polar Express!    
Time: 6:30 PM Location: Museum's Second Floor - River Heritage Gallery

Tuesday December 10, 2013

STARLAB SHOW - The Polar Express
Join us in the cozy StarLab for a special presentation of this beloved holiday story! Hear actor Liam Neeson narrate this beloved story. Bring your blanket, wear your footie pajamas, enjoy some hot cocoa, cookies … and The Polar Express!     
Time: 7:00 PM Location: Museum's Second Floor - River Heritage Gallery

Tuesday December 10, 2013

Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
Antique Auto Club  
Time: 7:00 PM Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room

Tuesday December 10, 2013

Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Society for Creative Anachronism
Time: 7:00 PM Location: Museum's Third Floor - Budding BioTech Lab

Wednesday December 11, 2013

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: 3:00 PM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Thursday December 12, 2013

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: 3:00 PM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Friday December 13, 2013

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: 3:00 PM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Saturday December 14, 2013

Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The community group, the Owensboro Coffee Party, meets most Saturday mornings.  
Time: 10:30 AM Location: Museum's Third Floor - Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room

Saturday December 14, 2013

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: 11:30 AM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Saturday December 14, 2013

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: 3:00 PM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Saturday December 14, 2013

Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
Bluegrass Paranormal Investigators.   
Time: 6:00 PM Location: Museum's Third Floor - Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room

Sunday December 15, 2013

Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Chess Club. 
Time: 1:00 PM Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room

Sunday December 15, 2013

Leo Cockroach, Toy Tester
STORYLAB features Leo Cockroach, Toy Tester, by Kevin O’Malley! Hear Science Educator Kim Ray read the book, then discover all kinds of science fun! Story Lab Activity: Inventions. Participants will use a variety of supplied materials to create their own invention. 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: 1:30 PM -2:30PM Location: Museum's Third Floor Budding Biotech Lab

Sunday December 15, 2013

Science Explorations Lab - Public Invited!
An "Activity Lab" will follow at 2:45 p.m. All Science Exploration Labs in December will be devoted to additional invention time.  Participants can choose to finish in one lab or attend as many as they want. A hands-on activity open to the public!
Time: 2:45 PM -3:30PM Location: Museum's Third Floor - Budding BioTech Lab

Monday December 16, 2013

MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Tuesday December 17, 2013

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: 3:00 PM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Tuesday December 17, 2013

STARLAB SHOW - The Polar Express
Join us in the cozy StarLab for a special presentation of this beloved holiday story! Hear actor Liam Neeson narrate this beloved story. Bring your blanket, wear your footie pajamas, enjoy some hot cocoa, cookies … and The Polar Express!     
Time: 5:30 PM Location: Museum's Second Floor - River Heritage Gallery

Tuesday December 17, 2013

STARLAB SHOW - The Polar Express
Join us in the cozy StarLab for a special presentation of this beloved holiday story! Hear actor Liam Neeson narrate this beloved story. Bring your blanket, wear your footie pajamas, enjoy some hot cocoa, cookies … and The Polar Express! 
Time: 6:00 PM Location: Museum's Second Floor - River Heritage Gallery

Tuesday December 17, 2013

STARLAB SHOW - The Polar Express
Join us in the cozy StarLab for a special presentation of this beloved holiday story! Hear actor Liam Neeson narrate this beloved story. Bring your blanket, wear your footie pajamas, enjoy some hot cocoa, cookies … and The Polar Express! 
Time: 6:30 PM Location: Museum's Second Floor - River Heritage Gallery

Tuesday December 17, 2013

STARLAB SHOW - The Polar Express
Join us in the cozy StarLab for a special presentation of this beloved holiday story! Hear actor Liam Neeson narrate this beloved story. Bring your blanket, wear your footie pajamas, enjoy some hot cocoa, cookies … and The Polar Express!   
Time: 7:00 PM Location: Museum's Second Floor - River Heritage Gallery

Wednesday December 18, 2013

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: 3:00 PM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Thursday December 19, 2013

Winter Weather
Come meet Channel 14 Meteorologist Jeff Lyons and learn about wintry weather. What kind of clouds bring snow? How cold will it get this winter? Will Santa be able to make his rounds on time?? Join in the fun and let's find out!
Time: 11:00 AM Location: Museum's Second Floor - River Heritage Gallery

Thursday December 19, 2013

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: 3:00 PM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Friday December 20, 2013

STAR LAB PROGRAM: The Winter Constellations
Come join Museum Educator Todd Reynolds in the StarLab and hear all about the mythological tales found waiting for us in the night sky.
Time: 11:00 AM Location: Museum's Second Floor - River Heritage Gallery

Friday December 20, 2013

Visit with Santa!
Stop by the museum this Friday, December 20th for a special visit with Santa! Be sure and bring your camera for specal pics while your little ones are putting in their last-minute reqeusts with the man in the white beard!
Time: 12:00 PM -1:00PM Location: Museum of Science and History

Friday December 20, 2013

STAR LAB PROGRAM: The Winter Constellations
Come join Museum Educator Todd Reynolds in the StarLab and hear all about the mythological tales found waiting for us in the night sky.  
Time: 1:30 PM Location: Museum's Second Floor - River Heritage Gallery

Friday December 20, 2013

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: 3:00 PM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Saturday December 21, 2013

Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The community group, the Owensboro Coffee Party, meets most Saturday mornings.  
Time: 10:30 AM Location: Museum's Third Floor - Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room

Saturday December 21, 2013

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: 11:30 AM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Saturday December 21, 2013

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: 3:00 PM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Sunday December 22, 2013

Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Chess Club. 
Time: 1:00 PM Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room

Monday December 23, 2013

MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Monday December 23, 2013

Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Spit Whittler's Club  
Time: 6:00 PM Location: Museum's Third Floor - Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room

Monday December 23, 2013

Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Owensboro Photography Club
Time: 7:00 PM Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room

Tuesday December 24, 2013

CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Merry Christmas!

Wednesday December 25, 2013

CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Merry Christmas!

Thursday December 26, 2013

CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Merry Christmas!

Friday December 27, 2013

Chemistry Magic
Join OCTC Chemistry Professor Don Mundell as he dazzles us with the fascinating world of chemistry!
Time: 11:00 AM Location: Museum's Second Floor - River Heritage Gallery

Friday December 27, 2013

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: 3:00 PM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Saturday December 28, 2013

Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
 The community group, the Owensboro Coffee Party, meets most Saturday mornings.
Time: 10:30 AM Location: Museum's Third Floor - Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room

Saturday December 28, 2013

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: 11:30 AM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Saturday December 28, 2013

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: 3:00 PM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Sunday December 29, 2013

Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Chess Club. 
Time: 1:00 PM Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room

Monday December 30, 2013

MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Tuesday December 31, 2013

Noon Year's Eve
Come and ring out the year with loads of fun at the Museum! Come early to get your face painted, your party hat made, and a noise maker handy. Be entertained on the second floor by Mitch Lumen and his program The Science of Cold, enjoy the antics and great music of DJ Prof G as he keeps the party rolling along, right up to the big balloon drop at noon. YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS IT!
Time: 9:30 AM Location: Mammoth Lobby

Tuesday December 31, 2013

The Science of Cold
Mitch Luman,The George and Dorothy Eykamp Director of the Koch Science Center and Planetarium will delve into the sub-zero temperatures of super cooled things when he brings the Evansville Museum's cryogenics show to the Owensboro Museum of Science and History. Demonstrations involve super cold liquid nitrogen, shrinking balloons, a teakettle that boils without a stove, nails driven into wood using only a banana and a really big thermometer!
Time: 11:00 AM -11:45AM Location: Museum's Second Floor - River Heritage Gallery

Wednesday January 1, 2014

MUSEUM CLOSED: HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Thursday January 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: 3:00 PM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!

Friday January 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: 3:00 PM Location: Begins in our 2nd Floor Coal Mine Ready Room - Ends in The Coal Mine!