Summer Exhibits

New Exhibits for the Summer! The Pennyroyal Treasures exhibit currently features archaeological remnants in a display titled Unearthing Christian County’s Courthouse. These items were discovered during recent renovations to the current courthouse and date from the courthouse that was burned by Confederate Gen. Hylan B. Lyons in 1864. Through this physical investigation, it has been.. read more →

09 Jul 2014
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Lights! Camera! Action! Hopkinsville Goes to the Show

Since its earliest days, Hopkinsville has offered its citizens venues for entertainment. This exhibit celebrates the dawn of the golden age of movies in this community. From the first “moving picture show” at Holland’s Opera House in 1905, to the introduction of “talkies” at the Princess Theater in 1928, to the drive-in theaters of the.. read more →

02 Jul 2014
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Supper in the Cemetery: Dessert with the Dead, May 31

Want to learn more about our community’s history and heritage?  Do you have a sweet tooth? Then, join the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County for a special Supper in the Cemetery: Dessert with the Dead in Riverside Cemetery on May 31, 2014 at 3pm. Get an exclusive opportunity to tour the newly-restored Riverside Chapel and.. read more →

15 May 2014
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KHQS Challenge Quilts, May 1-10

No matter your age, I bet you have memories of a fresh, new box of crayons. Close your eyes? Can you smell them? Do you see them lined up like colorful little soldiers in a box? Whether you used a coloring book or a blank piece of paper, the opportunities for artistic expression were endless!.. read more →

28 Apr 2014
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Quilt Presentation, Saturday April 19

“Quilting: A Legacy of Love” Join the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County on Saturday, April 19 from 10:30am-1pm for “Quilting: A Legacy of Love,” a special presentation by Bobbie Smith Bryant. A talented freelance writer, Bryant focuses her research on regional specialties. The presentation will be hosted by the Kentucky Star Quilt Shop (S. Virginia.. read more →

18 Apr 2014
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25th Annual Quilt Show, April 8-26

The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County announces its 25th Annual Quilt Show from April 8 – 26, 2014. This exhibit showcases both old and new quilt masterpieces from area quilters and always proves to be one of the Museum’s most colorful and artistic displays each year. Hands-on activities offer all visitors the opportunity to step.. read more →

01 Apr 2014
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Edgar Cayce Hometown Seminar, March 28-30, 2014

Best-selling authors Sidney and Nancy Kirkpatrick join the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County to pay tribute to Hopkinsville’s most famous son: World-renowned Psychic Edgar Cayce Join the experts for an exciting weekend of lectures, discussions, and a guided tour of where it all began: the tobacco farm where he had the visions that prompted his.. read more →

27 Feb 2014
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A Day with Trains and Holiday Exhibits

A Day with Trains On Saturday, December 21 and Saturday, December 28, join us for  A Day with Trains at the Pennyroyal Area Museum. Watch as our conductors run five trains on two elaborate model train layouts. One layout features two trains that wind through the town of Little Progress, a utopian locale where Christmas.. read more →

20 Dec 2013
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Pennyrile Polar Express, Dec. 14

Feel the spirit of the season centered around the wonder of trains in downtown Hopkinsville. Historic East 9th Street will be transformed into a winter wonderland with train station stops that feature free activities sponsored by local businesses. All Aboard! Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus at the L&N Depot for a reading of The Polar.. read more →

11 Dec 2013
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Thanksgiving Weekend

Need a place to take your out-of-town guests after Thanksgiving? Visit us at the Museums this weekend! The Museums and Museum Shop will be open for regular hours on Friday, November 29 and Saturday, November 30. Find great deals on local gifts, including a 30% markdown on all local and regional pictorial history books. Titles.. read more →

27 Nov 2013
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