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Friday April 6, 2018
"Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies" Traveling Exhibition!
Bring your little ones to OMSH to learn about how dinosaurs raised their tiny titans. Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies is a hands-on dinosaur experience for the whole family. Kids can dig for eggs, dress up like a parent dinosaur to brood their nest, and feel the texture of dinosaur eggs. Cute babies and fun dino facts will keep everyone entertained on your next trip to the museum. Babies grow fast so make sure you catch them while they are here from January 27 - September 2, 2018 . Free with Museum admission and always free to Museum Members!   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Friday April 6, 2018
"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 April 30, 2018!    
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Friday April 6, 2018
Spring Break 2018 Activity - "Live Spring Baby Animals" - Join Debbie Taylor from Equestrian Enterprises and her LIVE Bunnies, Chicks and Much More!
  Debbie Taylor from Equestrian Enterprises will be on hand to share a wide variety of live baby animals with museum patrons! Children will have a chance to meet, pet and make photographs with the animals! Thank you to our Spring Break 2018 Sponsor, South Central Bank!  
Time: 10:30AM-11:30AM
Location: Museum's Second Floor
Friday April 6, 2018
Spring Break 2018 Activity - "H.O.P. (Healthy Owensboro Program) Visits Native American History!
Join us for a H.O.P. program about our region’s Native Americans and what they ate during the spring months! Visitors will also explore the foods, customs and stories of “The Three Sisters” and have a chance to learn about healthy eating habits at the same time! We’ll discover the value of eating corn, beans and squash and much more! Everyone can try some of the food we prepare and take home activity and recipe cards! This program is supported by Owensboro Health and the Junior League of Owensboro. Thank you to our Spring Break Sponsor, South Central Bank!  
Time: 2:00PM-3:00PM
Location: Museum's Second Floor
Friday April 6, 2018
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The 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!