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Friday November 1, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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 November 1, 2019
Free Public Opening of our new Native American Gallery - The First People of Yellow Banks
Everyone is invited to the free public opening of our new Native American Gallery this Friday, November 1st from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.!!   From 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., patrons can tour the new gallery, visit Susan Fowler's craft table and make an Earth Bead bracelet to take home, taste samples of authentic Native American food and enjoy the museum. The official ceremony will begin at 7:00 p.m. with Hawk Laughing, a member of the Mohawk Tribe, leading a Native American prayer and blessing. Mike Tolbert with the Istayapi Drumming Group will finish up the evening with traditional songs and drumming.
Time: 6:00PM-8:00PM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby and Native American Gallery
Saturday November 2, 2019
Native American Celebration
Join Owensboro Human Relations Commission's staff, board and volunteers as they present NATIVE AMERICAN CELEBRATION on the front lawn of Kentucky Wesleyan College, from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.!! Traditional dancing, drumming, foods, crafts, mobile museum and much more!!   Free to the public.!Will be moved to KWC's Roger's Hall in the event of inclement weather.
Time: 10:00AM-2:00PM
Location: Kentucky Wesleyan College's Front Lawn!
Saturday November 2, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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!
Saturday November 2, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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!
Monday November 4, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, November 5th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Tuesday November 5, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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!
Wednesday November 6, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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!
Thursday November 7, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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 November 8, 2019
Free to the Public Veterans Day Brown Bag Lunch Concert, this Friday, November 8th!
Free to the public Veterans Day Brown Bag Lunch Concert, this Friday, November 8, 2019 from 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m! The River City Winds will be playing patriotic music arranged by WWII Veteran Dr. Emil Ahnell! Please join us as we share this musical salute to all our veterans! The first 26 veterans who call (270) 231-3561 PRIOR to November 8th, will receive a free Chick-Fil-A boxed lunch served at the Brown Bag Concert! The lunches have been provided by The Women's Club of Owensboro, Women of Note, First Place Reality, The Lunch Bunch, All Weather Heating and Cooling and anonymous donors. River City Winds: Paula Humphreys, flute, Tracy Day, oboe and Kirsten Ahnell, clarinet.
Time: 12:15PM-1:00PM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Friday November 8, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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 November 9, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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!
Saturday November 9, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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 November 9, 2019
TICKET SALES ARE NOW CLOSED! Sip and Putt 2019 Fundraiser sponsored by ATMOS Energy
 NEW POSTING 8 NOVEMBER @ 2:00 P.M.: TICKET SALES ARE NOW CLOSED! WATCH OUR WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK PAGE FOR INFORMATION ON OUR SIP AND PUTT 2020 AND THANK YOU TO EVERYONE THAT HAS SUPPORTED SIP AND PUTT 2019!! The public is invited to support your Museum of Science and Histosry while playing Putt-Putt throughout our exhibits! That's right! Sip and Putt is an adults-only night of fun playing Putt-Putt inside the museum! Tickets are $35 per person and you can sign up with teams of two or four! Perfect for a couple or a group of friends! The entry price includes two tickets/per person for beer, wine, soft drinks and we will be serving snacks and hot dogs! Please call TODAY @ 270-687-2732 to register your team! It's first come, first serve.  While you're playing, you can also finish your Christmas Shopping at our Silent Auction! You can even BYOP (Bring Your Own Putter!) You'll have a great time while supporting your Owensboro Museum of Science & History!   Thank you to our sponsor ATMOS Energy!
Time: 5:00PM-8:00PM
Location: Throughout the Museum of Science and History!
Monday November 11, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, November 12th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Tuesday November 12, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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!
Wednesday November 13, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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!
Thursday November 14, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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 November 15, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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 November 16, 2019
Kids in the Kitchen Program!
Join us on Saturday, November 16th at 10:30 a.m. for another great Kids in the Kitchen program, sponsored by the Junior League of Owensboro, Inc.! The entire family can work together to create healthy fruit snacks, including a nut-free option and learn hints on getting everyone in your home involved in nutritious food preparation! After your snack, enjoy the craft time and make a "Thankful Turkey" to take home!  This program is included in the price of admission and museum members are always free! Thank you, Junior League of Owensboro!
Time: 10:30AM-11:30AM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Saturday November 16, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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!
Saturday November 16, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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!
Monday November 18, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, November 19th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-4:00PM

Tuesday November 19, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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!
Wednesday November 20, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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!
Thursday November 21, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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 November 22, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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 November 23, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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!
Saturday November 23, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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!
Monday November 25, 2019
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, November 26th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Tuesday November 26, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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!
Wednesday November 27, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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!
Thursday November 28, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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 November 29, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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 November 30, 2019
LIVE REINDEER EXPERIENCE with Santa and Mrs. Claus!
Join us for our 4th Annual Live Reindeer Experience on Saturday, November 30th  between the hours of 10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. This is your chance to visit with, and make your own keepsake photos of both an adult reindeer AND new this year, A BABY REINDEER!! Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there too, of course! The reindeers and Mr. and Mrs. Claus will take a one hour lunch break from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. then reopen for the rest of the afternoon. Be sure to bring you phones & cameras to take photos! Cost: The Live Reindeer Experience is included with your regular museum admission and is free to museum members!
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's Loading Dock
Saturday November 30, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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!
Saturday November 30, 2019
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
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!