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Art Silent Auction Opens June 20 at Dubois County Museum

Art items from the collection of local artist, teacher and Dubois County Art Guild president LaVonne Tisdal will be part of a special Silent Auction to benefit the Dubois County Museum beginning June 20, 2024, at the museum. Items will be displayed from June 20 till...

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Photo Contest 2024 Winners Announced by Dubois County Museum

The Dubois County Museum is pleased to announce the winners of the First Annual Photo Contest held at the museum in May 2024. Winners of the People’s Choice Awards selected by the public were 1 st Place Adult Division: Photographer Ordie Day, Jasper, with “Big Boy”...

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April 2024 Activities at the Dubois County Museum

The Dubois County Museum announces these activities and programs planned for April 2024 at the Dubois County Museum. Ongoing monthly activities include: Chess Night on Mondays --- Every Monday from 5:30-8:00pm. Model Train Club meets. Work sessions planned the second...

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Dubois County Museum Hosts Trivia Night with Mystery Theme

Organizers for the 2024 Dubois County Museum Trivia Night invite you to solve the “Mysteries of the Museum” on Saturday, April 27, 2024, at the museum. Doors open at 6:30pm. Play begins at7pm. Snacks and a cash bar will be available. You are invited to gather an...

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Photo Contest Planned by Dubois County Museum

The Dubois County Museum at 2704 N Newton Street in Jasper, Indiana, is calling all amateur photographers to participate in the first Annual Photo Contest. The theme of the contest is “Your Favorite Photo”. The theme can be flowers, animals, landscapes, macro, etc. in...

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Day of Chess 2024 at Museum

Are you a Chess player? The Dubois County Museum invites chess players to come to the museum on Saturday, March 23, 2024, anytime from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to play chess with other players. Participants can play for free, but the regular admission of $5 per adult, $3 per...

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Pancake and Sausage Breakfast 2024 hosted by Farm Bureau

The public is invited to enjoy a breakfast on Saturday, March 16, 2024, from 8-10:00 a.m., held at the Dubois County Museum. This salute to the role agriculture plays in providing food to the table is hosted by the Dubois County Farm Bureau, Inc. The breakfast will...

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Former Jasper Resident Norb Krapf to read at Museum

The Dubois County Museum welcomes native son and former Indiana Poet Laureate Norbert Krapf to the museum on Saturday, March 16, 2024, at 1:30 p.m. to read from his newest book, Songs for all Souls. The book contains 75 poems. These are short, meditative spiritual...

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Programs at the Dubois County Museum — March 2024

The Dubois County Museum has these programs planned for the month of March, 2024. ---- “Beauty and Barber Shops” Temporary Display Opens March 1. Runs till October 2024 Chess Night on Mondays Every Monday from 5:30-8:00pm. Saturday, March 9 Storytime at 10:30 a. m....

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Beauty and Barber Shops Temporary Exhibit opens soon

The Dubois County Museum welcomes visitors in to check out the newest temporary exhibit on display, “Beauty and Barber Shops”. The exhibit is set to open on Friday, March 1. It is set up in Room One behind the military display. The museum’s temporary exhibit area is...

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Dubois County Museum celebrates its 25th year

Can it possibly be over twenty-five years ago that an enthusiastic group of people from the county gathered and wished for a place to display items from the rich past of Dubois County? An idea was expressed and by July 9, 1997 this group, made up of people from the...

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Christmas Tree Voting 2023 Continues at Museum

The 2023 Festival of Trees is in full swing at the Dubois County Museum. Over forty-seven trees have been decorated by museum volunteers, local organizations and community decorators representing the sixteen communities (fifteen communities plus one township...

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Breakfast with Santa at the Museum on December 9 2023

The Dubois County Museum welcomes Santa Claus to the museum on Saturday, December 9, 2023, beginning at 9:00 a.m. All can come to enjoy a hot breakfast, create some Christmas crafts, play some activities and visit with Santa. The catered meal will consist of two meats...

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Veterans Day Program 2023 at Museum

Please join the Dubois County Museum on Sunday, November 12, 2023 at 1:30 pm for a program to honor veterans for their service to our country. The program runs from 1:30 to about 2:30 p.m. Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on November 11, 1918 to honor the...

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Spooky Streets at the Museum 2023

The Dubois County Museum invites youngsters to come in Halloween costumes to participate in the museum’s Spooky Streets night at the museum on Thursday, October 19, 2023. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the evening concludes at 8:00 p.m. in an Open House type format....

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Fall Family Harvest Day 2023

The Dubois County Museum is excited to bring you their annual Fall Family Harvest Day at the museum at 2704 N. Newton Street in Jasper on Sunday, October 15, 2023, from 1-4pm. Come check out all the fun activities and foods to enjoy while at the museum. The line-up of...

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Two Character Actors at Museum on Sept 23 and 26

Two historical figure portrayals by character actors will be presented by the Dubois County Museum, located at 2704 N. Newton Street in Jasper, one on Saturday, September 23, 2023 and another on Tuesday evening September 26, 2023. The museum welcomes Kevin Stonerock...

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SEPTEMBER 2023 ACTIVITIES AT THE DCMUSEUM

The Dubois County Museum on 2704 N. Newton Street in Jasper, IN has a busy schedule of programs planned for September 2023. You are invited to come in and take part in the many activities. September 2023 On going monthly activities: “Stitch in Time” sewing and quilt...

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Archaeology Program at DC Museum on September 9, 2023

September is Archaeology Month in Indiana.  In cooperation with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology, the Dubois County Museum will present a special archaeology program on Saturday, September 9, 2023. From...

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4th Annual Car Show at Museum August 13

All makes and models of cars will roll in on Sunday, August 13, 2023 for the 4th Annual Car Show in the Park at the Dubois County Museum located at 2704 N. Newton Street (US 231N) in Jasper. The Car Show will be held Rain or Shine (we are hoping for shine!) in the...

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