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Wednesday April 24, 2019
World War I and America
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through July 2019!  
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Wednesday April 24, 2019
Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series Performance! Wednesday, April 24 @ 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Join us in our Mammoth Lobby for a free, lunchtime concert at 12:15 p.m. Enjoy music by Beethoven, Bach and Mozart performed by Kathleen Bell, Oboe, Kirsten Ahnell, Clarinet and Conor Bell, Bassoon.The performers will also discuss the music, the composers and their instruments.
Time: 12:15PM-1:00PM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby- First Floor
Wednesday April 24, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Thursday April 25, 2019
World War I and America
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through July 2019!  
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Thursday April 25, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Friday April 26, 2019
World War I and America
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through July 2019!  
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Friday April 26, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Saturday April 27, 2019
World War I and America
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through July 2019!  
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Saturday April 27, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Saturday April 27, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Sunday April 28, 2019
World War I and America
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through July 2019!  
Time: 1:00PM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Monday April 29, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, April 30th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Tuesday April 30, 2019
World War I and America
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through July 2019!  
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Tuesday April 30, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Wednesday May 1, 2019
World War I and America
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through July 2019!  
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Wednesday May 1, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Thursday May 2, 2019
World War I and America
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through July 2019!  
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Thursday May 2, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Friday May 3, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Saturday May 4, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Monday May 6, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, May 7th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Tuesday May 7, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour!  
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Monday May 13, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, May 14th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday May 20, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, May 21st at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday May 27, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, May 28th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday June 3, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open on Tuesday, June 4th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday June 10, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, June 11th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday June 17, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, June 18th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday June 24, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open on Tuesday, June 25th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday July 1, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, July 2nd at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Thursday July 4, 2019
The Museum will be Closed on July 4th in Honor of Independence Day!
Happy Independence Day USA! The Museum will re-open to the public on Friday, July 5th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 9:00AM-5:00PM

Monday July 8, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, July 9th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday July 15, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, July 16th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday July 22, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, July 23rd at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday July 29, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, July 30th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday August 5, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, August 6th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday August 12, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, August 13th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday August 19, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, August 20th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday August 26, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, August 27th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday September 2, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, September 3rd at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday September 9, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, September 10th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday September 16, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, September 17th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 9:00AM-5:00PM

Monday September 23, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, September 24th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday September 30, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, October 1st at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday October 7, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, October 8th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday October 14, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will  re-open to the public on Tuesday, October 15th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday October 21, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, October 22nd at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday October 28, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, October 29th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday November 4, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, November 5th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday November 11, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, November 12th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday November 18, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, November 19th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-4:00PM

Monday November 25, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, November 26th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday December 2, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, December 3rd at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday December 9, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, December 10th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday December 16, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, December 17th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday December 23, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will remain closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and December 26th. We will re-open to the public on Friday, December 27th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Tuesday December 24, 2019
The Museum Will Be Closed on Christmas Eve
Time: 10:00AM-4:00PM

Wednesday December 25, 2019
The Museum Will Be Closed on Christmas Day
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Thursday December 26, 2019
The Museum Will Be Closed on December 26th
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday December 30, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open on Tuesday, December 31st for our 13th annual Noon Year's Eve Family Celembartion at 9:30 a.m. and we will close at 1:00 p.m. for the day.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Monday January 6, 2020
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, January 7th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM