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Tuesday September 23, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Women's Network
Time: 12:00PM
Location: Second Floor Ford Center
Tuesday September 23, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Tuesday September 23, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Civil Service Club
Time: 7:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room
Tuesday September 23, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Society for Creative Anachronism
Time: 7:00PM
Location: The museum's SpeedZeum Basement
Wednesday September 24, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Thursday September 25, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Friday September 26, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday September 27, 2014
Amateur Radio Testing
Testing for Amateur radio licenses.
Time: 10:00AM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room
Saturday September 27, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The community group, the Owensboro Coffee Party, meets most Saturday mornings.
Time: 10:30AM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room
Saturday September 27, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 11:30AM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday September 27, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Sunday September 28, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Chess Club
Time: 1:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room
Monday September 29, 2014
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Tuesday September 30, 2014
THE COAL MINE - PUBLIC TOUR!
THE COAL MINE GALLERY experience begins on our second floor, in the “Coal Mine Ready Room!” Here, visitors learn about safety measures in coal mining, get fitted for their tour "hard hat" and begin their journey down our coal mine elevator! Once underground (the museum’s basement!) our miners will begin to learn more about the history of coal miningin western Kentucky and experience life in The Rudy Mine, a re-created Daviess County mine that was in operation from the late 19th Century until 1954. Our visitors “stop in” at the mine during the 1930’s and get to experience first-hand the life of a miner in this time period. THE COAL MINE TOUR IS INCLUDED IN ADMISSION, BUT PATRONS MUST SIGN UP AT THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK, AS SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS GUIDED TOUR. It is a 45-minute experience, conducted in low light, with some loud noises. We encourage parents to consider their children's attention span prior to signing up at the receptionist's desk. ATTENTION TEACHERS! Classroom and group tour times are available in morning and early afternoon time slots. Call (270) 687-2732 and ask for Todd Reynolds to schedule your tour(s)today!
Time: 3:00PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift shop area- Ends in The Coal Mine!
Thursday October 2, 2014
Voices of Elmwood
Enjoy this beloved historical hayride and meet some of Owensboro's past face to face. Ten NEW stories every year. This year's stories include: John Friedmann, David and Melvina Morton, Rube Sands, Mattie Paul, Frank Lockett Hall, John and Samuel James, Louise Gasser Kirtley, Tom Petit, Joseph Dawson and Camden Riley.
Time: 6:00PM-10:00AM
Location: Elmwood Cemetery
Friday October 3, 2014
Voices of Elmwood
Enjoy this beloved historical hayride and meet some of Owensboro's past face to face. Ten NEW stories every year. This year's stories include: John Friedmann, David and Melvina Morton, Rube Sands, Mattie Paul, Frank Lockett Hall, John and Samuel James, Louise Gasser Kirtley, Tom Petit, Joseph Dawson and Camden Riley.
Time: 6:00PM-10:00PM
Location: Elmwood Cemetery
Saturday October 4, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The community group, the Owensboro Coffee Party, meets most Saturday mornings.
Time: 10:30AM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room
Saturday October 4, 2014
Voices of Elmwood
Enjoy this beloved historical hayride and meet some of Owensboro's past face to face. Ten NEW stories every year. This year's stories include: John Friedmann, David and Melvina Morton, Rube Sands, Mattie Paul, Frank Lockett Hall, John and Samuel James, Louise Gasser Kirtley, Tom Petit, Joseph Dawson and Camden Riley.
Time: 6:00PM-10:00PM
Location: Elmwood Cemetery
Sunday October 5, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Chess Club
Time: 1:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room
Monday October 6, 2014
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Thursday October 9, 2014
Voices of Elmwood
Enjoy this beloved historical hayride and meet some of Owensboro's past face to face. Ten NEW stories every year. This year's stories include: John Friedmann, David and Melvina Morton, Rube Sands, Mattie Paul, Frank Lockett Hall, John and Samuel James, Louise Gasser Kirtley, Tom Petit, Joseph Dawson and Camden Riley.
Time: 6:00PM-10:00PM
Location: Elmwood Cemetery
Friday October 10, 2014
Voices of Elmwood
Enjoy this beloved historical hayride and meet some of Owensboro's past face to face. Ten NEW stories every year. This year's stories include: John Friedmann, David and Melvina Morton, Rube Sands, Mattie Paul, Frank Lockett Hall, John and Samuel James, Louise Gasser Kirtley, Tom Petit, Joseph Dawson and Camden Riley.
Time: 6:00PM-10:00PM
Location: Elmwood Cemetery
Saturday October 11, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The community group, the Owensboro Coffee Party, meets most Saturday mornings.
Time: 10:30AM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room
Saturday October 11, 2014
Voices of Elmwood
Enjoy this beloved historical hayride and meet some of Owensboro's past face to face. Ten NEW stories every year. This year's stories include: John Friedmann, David and Melvina Morton, Rube Sands, Mattie Paul, Frank Lockett Hall, John and Samuel James, Louise Gasser Kirtley, Tom Petit, Joseph Dawson and Camden Riley.
Time: 6:00PM-10:00PM
Location: Elmwood Cemetery
Sunday October 12, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Chess Club
Time: 1:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room
Monday October 13, 2014
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Tuesday October 14, 2014
School Employee Evening
OMSH welcomes school employees the second Tuesday of each month from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Entrance is free with proof of school employment and identification. Employees may tour the museum and take the coalmine tour. Cave tours will be offered at 3:30, 4:00, 4:30, 5:00, 5:30 and 6:00 p.m. Teachers will have an opportunity to find out about programs and resources.
Time: 3:30PM-6:30PM
Location: Museum
Tuesday October 14, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
Antique Auto Club
Time: 7:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room
Tuesday October 14, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Society for Creative Anachronism
Time: 7:00PM
Location: Museum's SpeedZeum Basement
Tuesday October 14, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
Bluegrass Paranormal Investigators
Time: 7:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room
Thursday October 16, 2014
Voices of Elmwood
Enjoy this beloved historical hayride and meet some of Owensboro's past face to face. Ten NEW stories every year. This year's stories include: John Friedmann, David and Melvina Morton, Rube Sands, Mattie Paul, Frank Lockett Hall, John and Samuel James, Louise Gasser Kirtley, Tom Petit, Joseph Dawson and Camden Riley.
Time: 6:00PM-10:00PM
Location: Elmwood Cemetery
Friday October 17, 2014
Voices of Elmwood
Enjoy this beloved historical hayride and meet some of Owensboro's past face to face. Ten NEW stories every year. This year's stories include: John Friedmann, David and Melvina Morton, Rube Sands, Mattie Paul, Frank Lockett Hall, John and Samuel James, Louise Gasser Kirtley, Tom Petit, Joseph Dawson and Camden Riley.
Time: 6:00PM-10:00PM
Location: Elmwood Cemetery
Saturday October 18, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The community group, the Owensboro Coffee Party, meets most Saturday mornings.
Time: 10:30AM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room
Saturday October 18, 2014
Voices of Elmwood
Enjoy this beloved historical hayride and meet some of Owensboro's past face to face. Ten NEW stories every year. This year's stories include: John Friedmann, David and Melvina Morton, Rube Sands, Mattie Paul, Frank Lockett Hall, John and Samuel James, Louise Gasser Kirtley, Tom Petit, Joseph Dawson and Camden Riley.
Time: 6:00PM-10:00PM
Location: Elmwood Cemetery
Sunday October 19, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Chess Club
Time: 1:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room
Monday October 20, 2014
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Saturday October 25, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The community group, the Owensboro Coffee Party, meets most Saturday mornings.
Time: 10:30AM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room
Sunday October 26, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Chess Club
Time: 1:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - DAR Room
Monday October 27, 2014
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Tuesday October 28, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Women's Network
Time: 12:00PM
Location: Second Floor Ford Center
Tuesday October 28, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Civil Service Club
Time: 7:00PM
Location: Museum's Third Floor - Sim Davenport RiverView Board Room
Tuesday October 28, 2014
Community Club Meeting - Click on Day for Additional Info
The Society for Creative Anachronism
Time: 7:00PM
Location: The museum's SpeedZeum Basement
Monday November 3, 2014
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Monday November 10, 2014
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Monday November 17, 2014
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Monday November 24, 2014
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Monday December 1, 2014
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Monday December 8, 2014
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Monday December 15, 2014
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Monday December 22, 2014
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Monday December 29, 2014
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Saturday January 3, 2015
Hobby Day
Come discover just what there IS to do...and meet people who can reveal hobbies that will fascinate and educate.
Time: 11:00AM-2:00PM
Location: Museum's Second Floor