Big Read: Our Town

The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County invites you to join us for a series of programs and events during the Big Read. This year, we will be reading and studying Thornton Wilder’s iconic play Our Town. The month-long programming kicks off this Monday, September 30 at 6:30pm at the Alhambra Theatre. The Museum is hosting a.. read more →

27 Sep 2019
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Haunted Hoptown Walking Tour, October 31

Haunt the streets with us as we share some of Hoptown’s strangest, most bizarre, and darkest stories. From murder and mystery to tragedy and scandal – this tour is sure to put a spooky twist on Our Town. Advance registration is required. Tickets: $10/person; $5/Museum Members Purchase tickets online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/haunted-hoptown-walking-tour-tickets-72593652569 For more information, give us a.. read more →

12 Sep 2019
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A Walk to Remember, October 5

Join the Museums for a stroll through downtown Hopkinsville as part of this year’s Big Read. This walk will focus on the local streetscape as it appeared in the early 20th century. In Act I of Our Town, the Stage Manager provides a virtual tour of the small town of Grover’s Corner, New Hampshire. He.. read more →

12 Sep 2019
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Supper in the Cemetery, October 11

Tour the tombstones with the Museums of Hopkinsville as part of this year’s Big Read! Our annual Supper in the Cemetery program will be held on Friday, October 11 at 5pm. Enjoy a traditional boxed supper in Riverside Cemetery before convening inside the Riverside Chapel. There, we will be joined by our own Stage Manager.. read more →

12 Sep 2019
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Summer at the Fire-Transportation Museum

Join us for a summer of fun at the Woody Winfree-Fire Transportation Museum! We are planning activities for elementary school kids this summer at the Woody Winfree Fire-Transportation Museum. All programs are interactive experiences that introduce children to local history, and many involve making crafts. Admission to programs is free, but donations are always accepted.. read more →

25 Apr 2019
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We’re Hiring: Education Coordinator

The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County is hiring an Education Coordinator to develop programs that will engage students in the museums and in local history. This position will work closely with the new exhibit design being created for the Pennyroyal Area Museum. The intent is to design programs to be conducted on site at the.. read more →

Edgar Cayce Hometown Seminar: March 22-24, 2019

REGISTER NOW! March 22 – 24, 2019 This year, we welcome John Van Auken as our featured speaker on Edgar Cayce and Our Life as Souls. An internationally renowned speaker, long-time staff member and current Director at A.R.E., John Van Auken is the author of many books including From Karma to Grace, 2038: The Great Pyramid Timeline Prophecy, and Edgar.. read more →

20 Jan 2019
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Our Soldiers’ Stories: Vietnam

Our Soldiers’ Stories: Vietnam The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County, in conjunction with the Big Read, invites residents and veterans to share their stories and photographs that relate to personal experiences with the war in Vietnam. Museum staff will coordinate with veterans and active duty soldiers to schedule and conduct oral history interviews about participation.. read more →

18 Jan 2019
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Tuesday at the Town Clock

The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County and the Hopkinsville Fire Department present Tuesdays at the Town Clock. This monthly story hour at the Woody Winfree Fire-Transportation Museum will be the first Tuesday of each month. Local firefighters will read a story and introduce kids to some of the equipment in the museum. 2019 SCHEDULE January 8.. read more →

15 Dec 2018
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Tales from the Museum Crypt, October 26

Join the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County for a spooky downtown walking tour. Next Friday, October 26, we will haunt the streets for Tales from the Museum Crypt. Learn some of Hoptown’s strangest, most bizarre, and darkest stories. From murder and mystery to tragedy and scandal – this tour is sure to put a local.. read more →

18 Oct 2018
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