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Saturday December 21, 2019
World War I and America
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 December 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: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Saturday December 21, 2019
Winter Break 2019 - Winter Solstice stories and Make n' Take Activity in our Native American Gallery
Visit our First People of Yellow Banks Native American Gallery and hear stories of the Winter Solstice from regional storyteller Susan Fowler. Visitors can create a take-home clay pot as a present for Christmas or for your own keepsake! All activities are included in the price of admission. Museum Members are always free!   Thank you Susan!        
Time: 2:00PM-3:00PM
Location: Native American Gallery
Saturday December 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!