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Monday May 22, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, May 23rd at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday May 22, 2017
"World War I and America'
Visit and interact with the museum’s new 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 will run from April 1st through November 11, 2017.   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor
Tuesday May 23, 2017
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s new 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 will run from April 1st through November 11, 2017.   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor
Tuesday May 23, 2017
Summer Feeding Program Begins
Any child 18 years or younger may partake of a free, nutritious lunch! Must be eaten on-site at the museum. Provided by the Summer Feeding Program through the Owensboro Public Schools.
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Tuesday May 23, 2017
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 1st Floor Gift Shop area - Ends in The Coal Mine!
Wednesday May 24, 2017
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s new 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 will run from April 1st through November 11, 2017.   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor
Wednesday May 24, 2017
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 1st Floor Gift Shop area - Ends in The Coal Mine!
Thursday May 25, 2017
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s new 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 will run from April 1st through November 11, 2017.   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor
Thursday May 25, 2017
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 1st Floor Gift Shop area - Ends in The Coal Mine!
Friday May 26, 2017
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s new 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 will run from April 1st through November 11, 2017.   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor
Friday May 26, 2017
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 1st Floor Gift Shop area - Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday May 27, 2017
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s new 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 will run from April 1st through November 11, 2017.   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor
Saturday May 27, 2017
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: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Begins in our 1st Floor Gift Shop area - Ends in The Coal Mine!
Saturday May 27, 2017
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 the 1st Floor Gift Shop area - Ends in The Coal Mine!
Sunday May 28, 2017
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s new 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 will run from April 1st through November 11, 2017.   
Time: 1:00PM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor
Monday May 29, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, May 30th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Tuesday May 30, 2017
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s new 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 will run from April 1st through November 11, 2017.   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor
Tuesday May 30, 2017
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 1st Floor Gift Shop area - Ends in The Coal Mine!
Wednesday May 31, 2017
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s new 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 will run from April 1st through November 11, 2017.   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor
Wednesday May 31, 2017
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 1st Floor Gift Shop area - Ends in The Coal Mine!
Thursday June 1, 2017
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s new 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 will run from April 1st through November 11, 2017.   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor
Friday June 2, 2017
"World War I and America"
"World War I and America" Visit and interact with the museum’s new 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 will run from April 1st through November 11, 2017.   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor
Saturday June 3, 2017
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s new 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 will run from April 1st through November 11, 2017.   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor
Sunday June 4, 2017
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s new 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 will run from April 1st through November 11, 2017.   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor
Monday June 5, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, June 6th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday June 12, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, June 13th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday June 19, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, June 20th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday June 26, 2017
Schools Out Science Camp for K-1 Graders! A partnership between OMSH and the Ky Science Center!
Join us for a week of TALL TALES - Hey Diddle Diddle! Dive into the science inside your favorite tall tale! Have you wondered if a cow could really jump over the moon? Can you build a suit to protect Humpty Dumpty during a three-story fall? Explore the world of tall tales from medieval times, when many of these stories originated, to our real lives now! Registration is $175 for the week; OMSH members receive a 10% discount! Drop off starts at 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. and pick up lasts until 5:00 p.m. The camp itself begins at 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Time: 8:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's 3rd Floor DAR Meeting Room
Monday June 26, 2017
Schools Out Science Camp for 2-3 Graders! A partnership between OMSH and the Ky Science Center!
2nd - 3rd Graders will start the Schools Out Science Camp week with ENGINEERING EXTREMES! They'll take on real-life challenges that explore concepts in physics, architecture, mechanical and structural enginering. Registration is $175 for the week and OMSH members receive a 10% discount.Drop off starts at 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. and pick up lasts until 5:00 p.m. The camp itself begins at 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Time: 8:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's 3rd Floor Budding Biotech Lab
Monday June 26, 2017
Schools Out Science Camp for 2-3 Graders! A partnership between OMSH and the Ky Science Center!
4th - 5th Graders will spend the Schools Out Science Camp week with their own topic of  MEDICAL MYSTERIES! They'll discover the medical advances that explain certain genetic mutations....such as why a child can have brown eyes if both parents have blue eyes. Can mutations give you super human strength? They'll find out the answers and much more as they uncode the secrets that hide in our genome! Registration is $175 for the week and OMSH members receive a 10% discount.Drop off starts at 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. and pick up lasts until 5:00 p.m. The camp itself begins at 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  
Time: 8:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's SpeedZeum Basement Party Room
Monday June 26, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, June 27th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday July 3, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
The Museum will be closed Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday July 4th in celebration of Independence Day. We will re-open on Wednesday, July 5th at 10:00 a.m.  
Time: 10:00AM

Tuesday July 4, 2017
CLOSED FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY
HAPPY 4TH OF JULY! WE WILL RE-OPEN ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 5TH AT 10:00 a.m.
Time: 4:00PM

Monday July 10, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, JULY 11TH at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday July 17, 2017
MUSEUM IS CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, July 18th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday July 24, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, July 25th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday July 31, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, August 1st at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday August 7, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, August 8th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday August 14, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, August 15th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday August 21, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, August 22nd at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday August 28, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, August 29th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday September 4, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, September 5th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday September 11, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, September 12th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday September 18, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, September 19th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday September 25, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, September 26th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday October 2, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, October 3rd at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday October 9, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, October 10th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday October 16, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, October 17th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday October 23, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, Octobrer 24th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday October 30, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, October 31st at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday November 6, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, November 7th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday November 13, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, November 14th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday November 20, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, November 21st at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Thursday November 23, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED FOR THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
Happy Thanksgiving to all! We will be closed Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th in celebration of Thanksgiving. The museum will re-open on Saturday, November 25th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM

Friday November 24, 2017
MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS
Happy Thanksgiving to all! We will be closed Friday, November 24th in celebration of Thanksgiving. The museum will re-open on Saturday, November 25th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM

Monday November 27, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS We will re-open on Tuesday, November 28th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday December 4, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, December 5th at 10:00 a.m.  
Time: 10:00AM

Monday December 11, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, December 12th at 10:00 a.m.  
Time: 10:00AM

Monday December 18, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, December 19th at 10:00 a.m.  
Time: 10:00AM

Sunday December 24, 2017
Museum will be closed on Christmas Eve Day - Merry Christmas!
The museum will be closed on Christmas Eve Day through December 26th. Merry Christmas to all our patrons. We will re-open on Wednesday, December 27th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 1:00PM

Monday December 25, 2017
THE MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED ON CHRISTMAS DAY. MERRY CHRISTMAS!
The museum will be closed on Christams Day and December 26th. We will re-open on Wednesday, December 27th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM

Tuesday December 26, 2017
The Museum will be closed on Tuesday, December 26th for Christmas Break.
We will re-open on Wednesday, December 27th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM