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Saturday February 1, 2020
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 February 1, 2020
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 February 1, 2020
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!
Sunday February 2, 2020
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: 1:00PM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Monday February 3, 2020
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, February 4th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Tuesday February 4, 2020
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
Tuesday February 4, 2020
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 February 5, 2020
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
Wednesday February 5, 2020
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 February 6, 2020
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
Thursday February 6, 2020
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 February 7, 2020
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
Friday February 7, 2020
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 February 8, 2020
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 February 8, 2020
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 February 8, 2020
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!
Sunday February 9, 2020
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: 1:00PM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Monday February 10, 2020
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, February 11th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Tuesday February 11, 2020
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
Tuesday February 11, 2020
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 February 12, 2020
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
Wednesday February 12, 2020
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 February 13, 2020
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
Thursday February 13, 2020
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 February 14, 2020
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
Friday February 14, 2020
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 February 15, 2020
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 February 15, 2020
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 February 15, 2020
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!
Sunday February 16, 2020
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: 1:00PM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Monday February 17, 2020
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, February 18th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Tuesday February 18, 2020
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
Tuesday February 18, 2020
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 February 19, 2020
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
Wednesday February 19, 2020
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 February 20, 2020
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
Thursday February 20, 2020
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 February 21, 2020
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
Friday February 21, 2020
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 February 22, 2020
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 February 22, 2020
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 February 22, 2020
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!
Sunday February 23, 2020
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: 1:00PM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Monday February 24, 2020
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
The Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, February 25th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Tuesday February 25, 2020
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
Tuesday February 25, 2020
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 February 26, 2020
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
Wednesday February 26, 2020
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 February 27, 2020
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
Thursday February 27, 2020
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 February 28, 2020
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
Friday February 28, 2020
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 February 29, 2020
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 February 29, 2020
Celebrate Leap Year 2020 in our Native American Gallery! Take Home a Seed Pouch!
Celebrate “Leap Day” 2020 in our Native American Gallery this Saturday, February 29th from 11:00 a.m. - Noon! Susan Fowler will take you on a journey through time, sharing stories of “Sun, Moon and Food”! Take home a seed pouch just in time for Spring Planting!
Time: 11:00AM-12:00PM
Location: First People of Yellow Banks Native American Gallery
Saturday February 29, 2020
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 February 29, 2020
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!