Big Read 2021

For the 7th year in a row – Hopkinsville is excited to participate in the Big Read, a grant program through the National Endowment of the Arts and administered by Arts Midwest. We will be reading Madeline Miller’s Circe, a novel about the strange child—not powerful, like her father Helios, the god of the sun, nor.. read more →

19 Feb 2021
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Black History Month

The Museums Celebrate Black History Month! We have a few programs coming up to honor the rich African American history in Hopkinsville and Christian County. Book Signing with Levi Peterson, Jr. When: Saturday, February 27 from 1pm-3pm Where: Pennyroyal Area Museum Longtime local educator Levi Peterson, Jr. joins us for an in-person book signing of his new.. read more →

17 Feb 2021
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2020 by the Numbers

2020 was quite the year! Check out some of the museum’s highlights – by the numbers: read more →

January 2021

Beat the Winter Blues with Museums! The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County is offering a number of programs throughout the month of January. To ensure the health and safety of all, this month’s special programs will all be virtual. Museum-at-Home: Bird Feeder Kits, available Saturday, January 9 from 10am-4pm on the Pennyroyal Area Museum’s front.. read more →

05 Jan 2021
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Autumn at the Museums

We have a bunch of fun programs planned over the next month! October is shaping up to be bustling as always. Here’s a quick rundown of our plans: Saturday, October 10, 10am: Tombstone Preservation Workshop at Pioneer Cemetery Friday, October 16, 7pm: Movies at the Museum: Attack of the Killer Tomatoes at the Pennyroyal Area.. read more →

23 Sep 2020
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Museum Available for VLA

Are you looking for a place for your children to complete their VLA work? How about setting up your “classroom” in a fun, educational, accessible space? The Pennyroyal Area Museum is open and available for students in the Virtual Learning Academy on Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10am until 4pm. The Museum is equipped with desks.. read more →

23 Sep 2020
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Re-Opening Again

We Can’t Wait to See You! The Pennyroyal Area Museum, the Woody Winfree Fire-Transportation Museum, and The Vault gift shop will open by appointment only on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. Visitation will be limited to one household unit at a time. Appointment times will be 10am, 11:30am, 1pm, and 2:30pm, and appointments may be directly.. read more →

01 Jun 2020
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Summer 2020

Become a Hoptown History Hero with the Museums of Hopkinsville! REGISTER NOW The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County will be offering a virtual camp this summer. The “camp” will begin on Tuesday, June 9 and will run for eight consecutive weeks to conclude with a final party and ceremony on Saturday, August 1. Each week.. read more →

22 May 2020
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Happy Mother’s Day

Want to practice your new cursive writing skills? Write an acrostic poem to celebrate Mom on Mother’s Day! Check out Kathleen, our Education Coordinator, as she teaches a lesson in writing and creates her own poem: Cursive Writing with Kathleen An acrostic is a poem in which the first letter of each line spells out a.. read more →

07 May 2020
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