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Friday October 1, 2021
2021 Voices of Elmwood
Tent show will begin at 6;00. Trailer rides will be held at 6:30p.m., 7:00p.m., 7:30p.m., 8:00p.m., 8:30p.m., and 9:00p.m. 
Time: 6:00PM-9:00PM
Location: Elmwood Cemetery - 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303
Saturday October 2, 2021
2021 Voices of Elmwood
Tent show will begin at 6:00p.m. Trailer rides will be held at 6:30p.m., 7:00p.m., 7:30p.m., 8:00p.m., 8:30p.m., and 9:00p.m. 
Time: 6:00PM-9:00PM
Location: Elmwood Cemetery - 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303
Monday October 4, 2021
Museum Closed Today
The Museum is closed to the public on Mondays. We will be be open on Wednesday, 6 October at 10:00 a.m. PLEASE CHECK EACH DAY'S CALENDAR LISTING FOR TIMES OPEN. Thank you!
Time: 10:00AM-4:00PM

Tuesday October 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
Tuesday October 5, 2021
Make your own PiƱata to take home and celebrate Histpanic Heritage Month!
TUESDAY (10/5): Create your own piñata to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Join Dr. Arcea Zapata de Aston as she teaches the history of the piñata and guides you on how to create one of your very own to take home. ***Supplies are limited so call the museum at 270-687-2732 to reserve your spot!    
Time: 10:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Museum's 1st floor Mammoth Lobby
Tuesday October 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!
Wednesday October 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
Wednesday October 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-3:45PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Thursday October 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: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's 1st floor Mammoth Lobby
Thursday October 7, 2021
Live Animal Day at the Museum!
  Visit with some amazing local wildlife as Owensboro’s own wildlife rehabilitation organization, Nurture to Nature, shares a variety of animals in their care, while sharing information that will help everyone protect and care for our natural world! You just might see a bobcat, racoon, bird of prey and much more!!          
Time: 11:00AM-12:00PM
Location: Museum's 1st floor Mammoth Lobby
Thursday October 7, 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-3:45PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Friday October 8, 2021
World Space Week Celebration!
  Celebrate World Space Week at the Museum of Science and History! Join us between 11:00 - 4:00 for space-themed activities and crafts!    
Location: Museum's 1st floor Mammoth Lobby
Friday October 8, 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 1st floor Mammoth Lobby
Friday October 8, 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-3:45PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Saturday October 9, 2021
Fall Festival at the Museum!
  Help us celebrate "Fall Festival at the Museum"!! Enjoy the museum's exhibits, try some Reid’s Orchard Apple Cider, and paint a pumpkin to take home!!  
Time: 10:00AM-4:00PM
Location: Museum's 1st floor Mammoth Lobby
Saturday October 9, 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 October 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 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 October 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 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-3:45PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Sunday October 10, 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 October 11, 2021
Museum Closed Today
The Museum is closed to the public on Mondays. We will be be open on Wednesday, 13 October at 10:00 a.m. PLEASE CHECK EACH DAY'S CALENDAR LISTING FOR TIMES OPEN. Thank you!
Time: 10:00AM-4:00PM

Tuesday October 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
Tuesday October 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!
Wednesday October 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
Wednesday October 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!
Thursday October 14, 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 October 14, 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 October 15, 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 October 15, 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 October 16, 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 October 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 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 October 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 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-3:45PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Sunday October 17, 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 October 18, 2021
Museum Closed Today
The Museum is closed to the public on Mondays. We will be be open on Wednesday, 20 October at 10:00 a.m. PLEASE CHECK EACH DAY'S CALENDAR LISTING FOR TIMES OPEN. Thank you!
Time: 10:00AM-4:00PM

Tuesday October 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
Tuesday October 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!
Wednesday October 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
Wednesday October 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!
Thursday October 21, 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 October 21, 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 October 22, 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 October 22, 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 October 23, 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 October 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 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 October 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 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-3:45PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Sunday October 24, 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 October 25, 2021
Museum Closed Today
The Museum is closed to the public on Mondays. We will be be open on Wednesday, 27 October at 10:00 a.m. PLEASE CHECK EACH DAY'S CALENDAR LISTING FOR TIMES OPEN. Thank you!
Time: 10:00AM-4:00PM

Tuesday October 26, 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 October 26, 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 October 27, 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 October 27, 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 October 28, 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 October 28, 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 October 29, 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 October 29, 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 October 30, 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 October 30, 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 October 30, 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-3:45PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Sunday October 31, 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