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The Science of Snow and the Water Cycle Program

The Science of Snow and the Water Cycle Program The Dubois County Museum welcomes visitors to the museum on Saturday, February 5, 2022, for the program “The Science of Snow and the Water Cycle”. The program begins at 10:30 a.m. and will conclude at approximately 12:00...

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Membership Dinner 2022

The Dubois County Museum, Inc. Board of Directors invite all members to celebrate the 23rd year as a museum by attending the Annual Membership Dinner on Thursday, January 27, 2022, at the museum. Fellowship will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a catered meal to follow at 6:30...

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Return of Storytime in 2022

The Dubois County Museum announces the return of Storytime in 2022. Carrie Holdsworth, a local preschool teacher, nature lover, gardener and museum volunteer, returns to present a monthly theme to young museum visitors and their families that will surely delight and...

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Museum hosts Multicultural Day of the Kings event

Museum hosts Multicultural Day of the Kings event The Dubois County Museum will host a multicultural event at the museum at 2704 N. Newton Street (US 231 N) on January 6, 2022 called Dia De Los Reyes or Day of the Kings. Doors will open at 6:00pm for Open House. At...

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Museum sponsors Cookie Walk 2021

Museum sponsors Cookie Walk 2021 Two dates for the Cookie Walk. The Dubois County Museum will sponsor their annual Cookie Walk on Saturday December 11, 2021, from 10-2pm. AND ALSO The Dubois County Museum will sponsor their annual Cookie Walk on Sunday, December 12,...

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Santa visits the museum on December 4

On Saturday, December 4, 2021, the Dubois County Museum sponsors “A Child’s Christmas”. The program will be from 12-4:00 p.m. Santa arrives at the museum from 12-2pm for visits and pictures. A wide variety of crafts and games will be available for all to participate....

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Museum Programs for November and December 2021

The Dubois County Museum announces these programs for the remainder of the 2021 year. Thursday, November 18, 2021 – Two programs on one night. 5:30-8:00 p.m. Free Admission Refreshments will be served. "Home Economics in Dubois County" exhibit opens. Come view the new...

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Spooky Streets at the Dubois County Museum — 2021

Spooky Streets at the Dubois County Museum -- 2021 The Dubois County Museum is again sponsoring their Halloween program, Spooky Streets, on Thursday night, October 21, 2021, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the museum. The museum invites all Ghosts and Goblins to come prowl...

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Partners hosting Dia de Muertos/Day of Dead at Museum

Partners hosting Dia de Muertos/Day of Dead at Museum Have you ever visited or had the opportunity to create an Altar de Muertos? You live in the right community to participate in this cultural immersive experience. Dia de Muertos is sacred, it transcends beliefs,...

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Grant funds awarded to the Dubois County Museum

Shirley Ray, director of the Dubois County Museum, announces two recent grants awarded to the Dubois County Museum. The Dubois County Museum has been awarded a $15,000 Collaborate grant from Indiana Humanities in cooperation with the National Endowment of the...

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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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