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Thursday December 19, 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. 
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Thursday December 19, 2019
STARLAB Portable Planetarium Show!
  Step into the Museum’s portable planetarium STARLAB as we explore the December nighttime sky, view constellations and discuss the upcoming Winter Solstice!  
Time: 11:00AM-12:00PM
Location: Museum's 2nd Floor
Thursday December 19, 2019
STARLAB Portable Planetarium Show!
Step into the Museum’s portable planetarium STARLAB as we explore the December nighttime sky, view constellations and discuss the upcoming Winter Solstice!  
Time: 2:00PM-3:00PM
Location: Museum's 2nd Floor
Thursday December 19, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner! And a SPECIAL Present at the end!
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 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 Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!