Owensboro Area Museum of Science and History


Useful Information

Location: Downtown Owensboro, 100m from Ohio river, main entrance from Second Street.
Open: All year Mon-Sat 10-17, Sun 13-17, Hol closed. [2006]
Fee: Adults USD 5, Children (2-12) USD 3, Children (0-12) free, Family (2+4) USD 12. [2006]
Classification:  Museums,  Coal Mine, Mine replica
Light: electric.
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Address: Owensboro Area Museum of Science and History, 122 East 2nd Street, Owensboro, KY 42303, Tel: +1-270-687-2732, Fax: +1-270-687-2738. E-mail: contact
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History

 
1820start of commercial coal mining in Muhlenberg County.
AUG-2007planned opening.

Description

The Owensboro Area Museum of Science and History plans a new exhibit about the western Kentucky coal industry. A replica underground mine will be the center of the exhibit, which also includes a short film about mining, recorded voices of coal miners, and various hands-on displays. Half a million dollar are planned for this exhibit, which is part of the preparation for the 200th anniversary of western Kentucky coal mining.


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