2017 Calendar & Events


Scavenger Hunt!
Main Museum - Rotunda

Try your hand at hunting down the answers in the Museum's fun Scavenger Hunt for Museum visitors!

May 29- Sept

Blue Star Museums Program

Free admission for active duty military personnel and family (up to five family members).

What is Blue Star? Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation's active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families.  The program runs from Memorial Day, May 29, 2017 through Labor Day, September 4, 2017.  The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card, which includes active duty U.S. military - Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps - and up to five family members.

Tues. June 20 - Friday, July 28

10&2 Tours (Tues - Fri only)

As part of your Admission Donation, take a guided tour of the Museum with a Historical Interpreter from our staff.

10:00am tours are not offered when there is a Bear Bend Wednesday program

10:00am and 2:00pm start times only.
*These tours will take off from the Katy & E. Don Walker Sr. Education Center. We recommend you park in the Museum parking at this building and congregate in the Atrium area near the front desk.


Bear Bend Wednesdays

From 9:00am - 11:00am on the Wednesdays below, come out to Bear Bend Cabin and join in the fun! This is a free event, though we encourage donations to keep the programs running.

6/28: Pioneer Skills
7/05: Nature Walk
7/12: Tin Punch and Flower Pounding
7/19: Leather Stamping
7/26: Tall Tales