Owensboro Museum of Science and History

Have your next birthday party at the
Owensboro Museum of Sciences & History!
(click here)

Find us on Facebook

Calendar of Events

Thursday January 27, 2022
World War I and America Temporary Exhibit
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
Thursday January 27, 2022
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 January 28, 2022
World War I and America Temporary Exhibit
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
Friday January 28, 2022
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 January 29, 2022
World War I and America Temporary Exhibit
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
Saturday January 29, 2022
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!
Sunday January 30, 2022
World War I and America Temporary Exhibit
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: 1:00PM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor
Monday January 31, 2022
MUSEUM CLOSED TODAY
The Museum is closed to the public on Mondays. We will be be open on Tuesday, 1 February at 10:00 a.m. PLEASE CHECK EACH DAY'S CALENDAR LISTING FOR TIMES OPEN. Thank you!
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM