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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!