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Science of Snow and Water Cycle program

The Dubois County Museum has invited Department of Natural Resources Dana Reckelhoff from Patoka Lake for a special program called “The Science of Snow and the Water Cycle” on Saturday, February 18, 2023, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the museum. She will invite...

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Membership Dinner 2023 — Dubois County Museum

Members attending the 24th  Annual Membership Dinner of the Dubois County Museum. Inc. were aware that the evening was going to be a sports themed evening with the tables decorated with baseball memorabilia and pictures of county baseball players and teams from the...

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Announcing winners of the Christmas Tree Contest 2022

The Dubois County Museum would like to say thank you to all who visited the museum this holiday season and voted for your favorite decorated Christmas tree. The museum was aglow with all the beautiful trees and decorations displayed by the many volunteers that helped...

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Vote for your favorite Christmas Tree for 2022

Be sure to stop in at the Dubois County Museum this holiday season and see all the holiday beauty displayed. Be sure to grab a ballot and vote for your favorite decorated tree. We are asking for your top three favorites, hard choice for sure. Thirty-nine decorated...

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Museum sponsors Cookie Walk 2022

The Dubois County Museum will sponsor their annual Cookie Walk on Saturday and Sunday, December 10 and 11, 2022. Hours are 10-2pm on Saturday and 1-3pm on Sunday. The Cookie sale is organized with the cookies and candies made by museum volunteers, members and the...

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Dubois County Museum opens Christmas season November 17 2022

The Dubois County Museum kicks off the 2022 Christmas season on Thursday, November 17 with their opening of The Festival of Trees. The museum will be open from 5:30-8:00pm to give visitors the opportunity for a free evening to view the sixteen trimmed Christmas trees...

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Captain McKay from NSWC Crane to speak at museum

It is with great pleasure that the Dubois County Museum welcomes Captain Duncan McKay, commanding officer of Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) to the museum for a Veterans Day program on Saturday, November 12, 2022. The museum will open at...

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Remembering Christmas Exhibit at Dubois County Museum

A new temporary exhibit will be going up at the Dubois County Museum for Christmas 2022. It will showcase many Christmas related items from our vast collection. To be included in this exhibit, the museum would like to invite you to submit a story of a Christmas...

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Voces Vivas Program at the Dubois County Museum

The Dubois County Museum, at 2704 N. Newton Street (US 231) in Jasper, welcomes our Hispanic friends for a program called Voces Vivas on Saturday, Oct. 15 for the closure Of Hispanic Heritage Month 2022. This program will begin at 10 a.m. and run to 12:30 p.m. Hear in...

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October 2022 Programs at Dubois County Museum

The Dubois County Museum invites all to the museum during the month of October 2022 as they offer a variety of programs. Beginning on Saturday, October 8, at 10:30 a.m., the museum hosts Storytime for our young visitors and their parents. It will be held in the Little...

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Museum Celebrates Grandparents Day September 11

Museum Celebrates Grandparents Day September 11 The Dubois County Museum is celebrating Grandparents on Grandparents Day, Sunday, September 11, 2022. The museum, located on 2704 N. Newton Street (US 231 N) in Jasper will have a special sweet treat for visitors touring...

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Archaeology Day Sept. 10 2022

September is Archaeology Month. The Dubois County Museum welcomes you to a program on Archaeology on Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 10:00-Noon ET. The museum invites you to learn about Native Americans who lived here from the artifacts they left behind. The morning...

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Car Show at Dubois County Museum August 14 2022

The Dubois County Museum on 2704 N. Newton Street (US231) will host their 3 rd Annual Car Show on Sunday, August 14, 2022, in the grassy shady park on the east side of the museum building. Cars can register beginning at 9:00 a.m. till 12:00 noon EDT. Cost is $15 per...

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Himsel will speak at museum on Saturday, July 23, 2022

Local historian Delbert “Junie” Himsel will be heading the Summer Lecture Series “Let’s Talk” on Saturday, July 23, 2022. The program begins at 1:30pm in the Log House area, at the Dubois County Museum. Junie will be speaking on “Cemeteries are like Museums”. Mr....

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Teddy Bear Tea with Grandma and Me 2022

The Dubois County Museum will host Teddy Bear Tea with Grandma and Me on Saturday, July 16, 2022, from 10:30-noon, at the museum. The program is for children ages 3-10 and their grandmas. Participants are invited to bring their favorite teddy bear or special doll and...

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Learn to Tie Fly Fishing Fly

The Dubois County Museum will host Joe “Swampy” Schoenbachler and friends to a program on Learn to Tie a Fly Fishing Fly on Saturday, June 25, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dubois County Museum. Come and stay as long as you wish. Participants may move from one...

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Lecture Series “Let’s Talk” Dot Lewis Facebook historian

Lecture Series “Let’s Talk” Dot Lewis Facebook historian The Dubois County Museum welcomes historian and local Facebook groups coordinator to the museum on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. as part of their Summertime Lecture Series called, “Let’s Talk”. Dubois...

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Lecture Series “Let’s Talk” on LST 325  June 4

Lecture Series “Let’s Talk” on LST 325  June 4 On Saturday, June 4, 2022, Cory Burdette, the Museum Operations Coordinator of the LST-325 ported in Evansville, Indiana, will speak at the Dubois County Museum, at 1:30 p.m. ET, about the history and role of this Landing...

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MUSEUM LECTURE SERIES 2022

MUSEUM LECTURE SERIES 2022 The Dubois County Museum is excited about a new program for this summer. It is a Summertime Lecture Series featuring local historians and knowledgeable people from our own county. A listing of the topics, speakers and dates are as follows:...

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Grand Opening of Wava’s Wonderlab

Grand Opening of Wava’s Wonderlab The Dubois County Museum is excited to open a special play station within the Little Pioneers Area in memory of museum volunteer, Wava Boeglin. The Grand Opening of Wava’s Wonderlab will be held on Saturday, April 16, at 10:30 a.m....

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Dollhouses on display

Dollhouses on display For the young and the young at heart... ...a temporary exhibit of the Greubel dollhouses is opened and on display at the Dubois County Museum. The display is the complete collection of dollhouses created and built by Lela and Ron Greubel,...

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Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are The Dubois County Museum and area girl scout Troop #228 are working together to bring you a program for preschoolers called, “Where the Wild Things Are” on Saturday, March 5, 2022, from 10:00am-12:00 pm at the museum on 2704 N. Newton Street...

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Toys and Dolls Exhibit and Play Day

Toys and Dolls Exhibit and Play Day A new Exhibit will be displayed at the Dubois County Museum beginning Thursday, February 24, 2022. It is temporary, so you do not want to miss it! The New Exhibit is called Toys and Dolls and will be here till the first of November,...

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