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Monday November 1, 2021
Museum Closed Today
The Museum is closed to the public on Mondays. We will be be open on Wednesday, 3 November at 10:00 a.m. PLEASE CHECK EACH DAY'S CALENDAR LISTING FOR TIMES OPEN. Thank you!
Time: 10:00AM-4:00PM

Tuesday November 2, 2021
World War I and America Temporary Exhibition
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibition, “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
Tuesday November 2, 2021
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-3:45PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Wednesday November 3, 2021
World War I and America Temporary Exhibition
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibition, “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
Wednesday November 3, 2021
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-3:45PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Thursday November 4, 2021
World War I and America Temporary Exhibition
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibition, “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 November 4, 2021
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-3:45PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Friday November 5, 2021
World War I and America Temporary Exhibition
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibition, “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
Friday November 5, 2021
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-3:45PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Saturday November 6, 2021
World War I and America Temporary Exhibition
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
Saturday November 6, 2021
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 exhibit featuring the history of coal mining from the 1880's through 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-12:15PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Saturday November 6, 2021
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 exhibit featuring the history of coal mining from the 1880's through 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-3:30PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Sunday November 7, 2021
World War I and America Temporary Exhibition
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: 1:00PM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Monday November 8, 2021
Museum Closed Today
The Museum is closed to the public on Mondays. We will be be open on Wednesday, 10 November at 10:00 a.m. PLEASE CHECK EACH DAY'S CALENDAR LISTING FOR TIMES OPEN. Thank you!
Time: 10:00AM-4:00PM

Tuesday November 9, 2021
World War I and America Temporary Exhibition
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibition, “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
Tuesday November 9, 2021
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-3:45PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Wednesday November 10, 2021
World War I and America Temporary Exhibition
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibition, “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
Wednesday November 10, 2021
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-3:45PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Thursday November 11, 2021
World War I and America Temporary Exhibition
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibition, “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 November 11, 2021
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-3:45PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Friday November 12, 2021
World War I and America Temporary Exhibition
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibition, “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
Friday November 12, 2021
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-3:45PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Saturday November 13, 2021
World War I and America Temporary Exhibition
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibition, “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
Saturday November 13, 2021
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-12:15PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Saturday November 13, 2021
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-3:45PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Sunday November 14, 2021
World War I and America Temporary Exhibition
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: 1:00PM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Monday November 15, 2021
Museum Closed Today
The Museum is closed to the public on Mondays. We will be be open on Wednesday, 17 November at 10:00 a.m. PLEASE CHECK EACH DAY'S CALENDAR LISTING FOR TIMES OPEN. Thank you!
Time: 10:00AM-4:00PM

Tuesday November 16, 2021
World War I and America Temporary Exhibition
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibition, “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
Tuesday November 16, 2021
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-3:45PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Wednesday November 17, 2021
World War I and America Temporary Exhibition
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibition, “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
Wednesday November 17, 2021
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-3:45PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Thursday November 18, 2021
World War I and America Temporary Exhibition
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibition, “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 November 18, 2021
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-3:45PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Friday November 19, 2021
World War I and America Temporary Exhibition
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibition, “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
Friday November 19, 2021
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-3:45PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Saturday November 20, 2021
World War I and America Temporary Exhibition
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibition, “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
Saturday November 20, 2021
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-12:15PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Saturday November 20, 2021
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-3:45PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Sunday November 21, 2021
World War I and America Temporary Exhibition
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: 1:00PM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Monday November 22, 2021
Museum Closed Today
The Museum is closed to the public on Mondays. We will be be open on Wednesday, 24 November at 10:00 a.m. PLEASE CHECK EACH DAY'S CALENDAR LISTING FOR TIMES OPEN. Thank you!
Time: 10:00AM-4:00PM

Tuesday November 23, 2021
World War I and America Temporary Exhibition
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibition, “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
Tuesday November 23, 2021
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-3:45PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Thursday November 25, 2021
Museum Closed Today for Thanksgiving
The Museum is closed today for Thanksgiving. We will be be open on Saturday, 27 November at 10:00 a.m. PLEASE CHECK EACH DAY'S CALENDAR LISTING FOR TIMES OPEN. Thank you!
Time: 10:00AM-4:00PM

Friday November 26, 2021
Museum Closed Today for the Thanksgiving Holiday
The Museum is closed today for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will be be open on Saturday, 27 November at 10:00 a.m. PLEASE CHECK EACH DAY'S CALENDAR LISTING FOR TIMES OPEN. Thank you!
Time: 10:00AM-4:00PM

Sunday November 28, 2021
Owensboro Community Band Christmas Concert
Visitors at the Owensboro Museum of Science and History are in for a big treat this upcoming Sunday, November 28th! The Owensboro Community Band, under the direction of Mr. Joe Krouse, will be presenting their Annual Christmas Concert at 3:00 p.m. that day, on the second floor of the museum. There is no extra charge for attending the concert. It's the perfect way for your entire family to complete your Thanksgiving Weekend! 
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Museum's Second Floor
Monday November 29, 2021
Museum Closed Today
The Museum is closed to the public on Mondays. We will be be open on Wednesday, 1 December at 10:00 a.m. PLEASE CHECK EACH DAY'S CALENDAR LISTING FOR TIMES OPEN. Thank you!
Time: 10:00AM-4:00PM