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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Legend of the Bell Witch CANCELLED

The Legend of the Bell Witch with William T. Turner has been cancelled for 2013 due to expected inclement weather and scheduling difficulties. The Museums apologizes for any inconvenience, and we look forward to hosting this event again next Halloween. read more →

30 Oct 2013
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Legend of the Bell Witch, October 31

Make your Halloween more frightful with the Museums! Join us Halloween night at 5:30pm, immediately following Downtown Trick-or-Treat, at the fountain of Little River Park at Bethel Street and 9th streets for William T. Turner’s recounting of the Legend of the Bell Witch. This haunting account of a poltergeist-like spirit who terrorized the family of.. read more →

25 Oct 2013
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Tobacco War Pilgrimage: Sept. 27 & 28

The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County announces the 2nd Annual Tobacco War Pilgrimage to be held on September 27 & 28, 2013. The events of the weekend commemorate a period of agricultural crisis, economic boycott, and vigilante rebellion that affected every aspect of life in the region. Join us Friday night for an Old Time.. read more →

21 Aug 2013
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Aisle of Style: 70 Years of Wedding Fashion

On Wednesday, July 3, 2013, the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County will unveil a new exhibit that showcases 70 years of wedding fashions. Dating from 1887 – 1954, these dresses represent popular fashion trends from the late 19th through the mid-20th centuries. Six wedding dresses are featured, each with its own story and style. The.. read more →

03 Jul 2013
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Edgar Cayce on Travel Channel TONIGHT

Tune in to the Travel Channel this Thursday, June 27 at 8pm to watch a segment on Hopkinsville’s own Edgar Cayce. The renowned psychic will be featured in the upcoming episode of  “Monumental Mysteries,” a new series that focuses on America’s most extraordinary monuments and reveals the amazing mysteries hidden within. In April 2013, the Travel Channel visited Hopkinsville to.. read more →

27 Jun 2013
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American Woven Coverlet Program, June 11

Would you like to learn more about your antique woven coverlet? Join us at the Pennyroyal Area Museum on Tuesday, June 11 from 1:30- 3:00 p.m. for a presentation of American Woven Coverlets by Christine Jeryan, Textile Historian, and Richard Jeryan, Weaving Master from the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. Not only are the American.. read more →

03 Jun 2013
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Lunch in the Cemetery on June 1

The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County will host its annual Lunch in the Cemetery at Rosedale Cemetery in Pembroke on June 1, 2013 at 1pm. Come out to tour the tombstones and learn about some of Pembroke’s most colorful, historic residents. Special guests include a Civil War veteran, a prison warden, a school teacher, a.. read more →

23 May 2013
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