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Museum announces 4-H display

Museum announces 4-H display Calling all present and past members of 4-H. The Museum is unveiling their exhibit on the 4-H program in Dubois County on Thursday, September 16, 2021,  at their Third Thursday Free Admission Night. The museum will be open from 5:30-8:00...

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Trivia Night at the Museum October 9 2021

Trivia Night at the Museum October 9 2021 A fun evening is back at the Dubois County Museum as Trivia Night returns to the Museum. You don’t want to miss the 2021 Trivia Night and Museum Fundraiser on Saturday, October 9, 2021, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the museum....

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Archaeology Day 2021 Cancelled

Due to the high levels of COVID-19 cases in the county, the Dubois County Museum has decided to CANCEL Archaeology Day 2021, which was planned for Saturday, September 11, 2021.   ---- This item added on August 30, 2021 ----

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Trivia Night 2021 at the Dubois County Museum

Trivia Night 2021 at the Dubois County Museum will be held on October 9, 2021 at 6:30 PM ET. Assemble a Team of friends, family, and colleagues to enjoy a fun filled night of competition and camaraderie.  Have fun and support the Dubois County Museum at the same time....

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Earth’s Bounty exhibit

The Dubois County Museum reminds all museum visitors that this Thursday, August 19, 2021, is Free Admission night at the museum. The museum will be open for evening hours from 5:30-8:00 p.m. This is all part of our Third Thursday promotion. The exhibit team has been...

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Museum Events — August to December 2021

The Dubois County Museum Presents Calendar of Events for August through December, 2021. Third Thursdays Free Admission Nights dates and new exhibits continue. The dates are: August 19, 2021 - Natural Resources exhibit opens September 16, 2021 - 4-H exhibit opens...

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Museum features unique Art Show — July 2021

Museum features unique Art Show On July 15, 2021, the public is invited to the Third Thursdays Series at the Dubois County Museum to view works of art from our collection and on loan from community members that demonstrate a new point of view. In a unique twist,...

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Dubois County Museum at the Dubois County 4-H fair 2021

July 3, 2021 Dubois County Museum at the Dubois County 4-H fair 2021 The Dubois County Museum invites all to visit them at their booth at the Dubois County 4-H fair during Fair Week, Monday through Friday, July 12-16, 2021, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in the Commercial...

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Museum’s Children’s Area Reopens July 1 2021

June 25, 2021 Museum’s Children’s Area Reopens July 1, 2021 The Dubois County Museum announces that the Children’s Little Pioneer area will reopen on July 1, 2021 for public use. The area had been closed due to Covid concerns since March 2020. Visitors can enjoy again...

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Learn to Tie a Fly Fishing Fly

June 24, 2021 Learn to Tie a Fly Fishing Fly at the Dubois County Museum Calling all fishermen. The Dubois County Museum on Saturday, June 26, 2021, at 10:00am and repeated again at 1:00pm invite all to learn about Tying a Fly Fishing Fly with Joe “Swampy”...

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DCM Train Third Night

June 9, 2021 The train is a coming… The Dubois County Museum’s Train Club is working to finish the train tracks and scenery they began work on several years ago and will be presenting the completed train room on Thursday, June 17, 2021,  for the Third Thursday Free...

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STEM project on Third Thursday Night

May 12, 2021 Museum Continues Third Thursday Night The Dubois County Museum continues their Third Thursday Free Nights on May 20, 2021 with a look at a STEM project. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math and with this project the museum invites all...

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Museum content on Facebook and Twitter

April 19, 2021 Some Dubois County Museum information and content is available on Facebook and Twitter. Some of that content can be viewed without Logging On to those systems. Dubois County Museum -- Facebook:...

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Oh Baby-Growing Up in Dubois County

March 1, 2021 The Dubois County Museum Exhibit team is setting up a temporary exhibit in Room One that is sure to delight your inner child. The Exhibit is named, “Oh Baby” and will look at childhood and growing up in Dubois County. The museum staff has been gathering...

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Legacy of Lincoln — February 2021

The Legacy of Abraham Lincoln  The Dubois County Museum hosts their monthly Free Night on Thursday, February 18, 2021,  from 5:30-8:00 p.m. at the museum. The month of February celebrates the Legacy of Abraham Lincoln with a special exhibit on our 16th president....

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New exhibits planned for 2021

The Dubois County Museum’s Exhibit and Programming teams have put together an interesting plan for programs in 2021. Beginning in January and running the whole year, the teams are setting up new temporary exhibits monthly, and a few additions to existing exhibits, and...

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Enhanced Boy Scout Display –Third Thursday–

Come to the museum on the Third Thursday evening of the month for the unveiling of new exhibits. It will be great fun! Who says things never change? The first Third Thursday is January 21, 2021, from 5:30-8:00 p.m.. Plenty of room to move around to keep social...

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MUSEUM TO REMAIN OPEN DURING ROOF WORK

Museum to remain open during Roof Work The Dubois County Museum announces that work will begin on Monday, September 14, to replace the building’s roof covering the majority of Room Two. Items in Room Two include the farm machinery and log house display, as well as,...

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Learn Winter Animal Adaptations

It is winter time. Have you ever wondered about where the animals all go when the cold weather hits?  The Dubois County Museum has set up a program that will answer that for you.  “Where have all the Wild Things Gone” will be offered on Saturday, February 2, 2019,...

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Snowmen Collection on Display

Tis the season for possible colder temperatures and snow.  With that in mind, the Dubois County Museum has gotten into the spirit of the winter season and have set up a display of fun and cuddly snowmen or snow people throughout the museum. The display will run until...

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Dubois County Museum presents Fall Harvest Day

Ah, Fall.  It is that time again to take a step back in time and visit the old homestead.  There is a lot of work to be done on the farm. Much help is needed (or come to view). Come to the Dubois County Museum on Sunday,...

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Model Train Show and Swap at the Museum

The Dubois County Museum welcomes the public to their third annual Model Train Show and Swap Meet on Saturday, October 20, from 10:00-3:00pm, at the museum at 2704 N. Newton Street in Jasper.  About thirty vendors will be on hand to buy or sell different types and...

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Purchase a 2019 Membership & Planned Programs

The Dubois County Museum is holding a Membership Drive.  Beginning in September, the 2019 memberships are available and prospective new members are invited to take advantage of a special offer. By purchasing a 2019 membership now new members will be granted free...

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Museum Offering Storytime Monthly on Second Saturdays

Continuing the popularity of the Storytime on Tuesday program, the Dubois County Museum, at 2704 N. Newton Street in Jasper, announces Storytime on Saturday.  Once a month, on the second Saturday of the month, the museum volunteers welcome children ages pre-school to...

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