Community Cultures Exhibit
Part I and II have been shown previously.
Following is the remainder of the series:
Part III: Germanic - Aug 19 - Sep 13, 2014
The exhibit will be open Tue-Sat, 10 am to 4 pm (sponsored by German Fest). The fees to view the exhibit will be: $5.00 Adult, $3.00 Student, Children, Members & Military are Free. Click here to for the poster.
The Museum members are invited to the opening of the third in a series of Independence Cultures exhibits on Tuesday, August 19, 7:00 pm at the Independence Historical Museum and Art Center. Members of the museum are invited to view the exhibit and enjoy German snacks and beverages. Reservations required by Sunday, August 17, 2014. If you are not a member yet, click here for a membership form. and enjoy the benfits of being a member.
Part IV: American Indian - November
To view the poster for all four exhibits, click here.
For military enthusiasts and history buffs you will find much to see and absorb in our military room. Items on display run the gamut from Civil War days, World War I & II as well as Korea and Vietnam. Military Room Link.
The WW1 exhibit was open from July 28, 2014 to August 10, 2014. Click here to see the poster with information about the exhibit.
A special program was held on August 1 given by Nicholas Murray "The World Map After Armistice". Click here to read about this informative presentation.
Check out our gift shop. We have many exciting items on display. Gift Shop link.
Coming in 2015
Home Town Teams: The Hometown Teams partner exhibit will feature multiple activities that will enhance the themes of the traveling Smithsonian exhibition and provide an opportunity to engage all ages in baseball events. Click here to read more.
We have a new fund Raiser with Schwans.com. Please use the Campaign ID of 3132 when ordering. The museum will be getting a portion of each sale during the year campaign. A sample order form is here. You can go to www.schwans.com to place your order. Schwans also has an APP which you can download onto your phone, etc. That address is www.schwans.com/app.
The current and prior years' newsletters are available for download at Newsletters.
Luncheons are held each month on the second Friday at 12 Noon from September through May. There are only special events during the summer months. Be sure to make reservations each month. The current month's newsletter lists the menu for the day.
Wi-FI is now available in the museum for your use. You can research your family history or other research items.. You can bring your own computer, or use one of the computers available. The WIFI and the coffee bar are open during regular business hours.