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Progress!

We are all ready for the new storage system. The air duct is moved, the new lights are in, and the ceiling is painted. We have decided to scrape and paint the far wall while the installation is going on … Continue reading

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What’s behind the curtain?

The prep work continues at the museum. The duct work has moved, the new lighting is installed. Today the ceiling is getting painted, next week the floor will be stripped and waxed. Then the fun really starts!   This project … Continue reading

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Starting with a “Clean Slate”

We have a¬†clean slate! The central exhibit walls are all down – ready for the utility changes and the installation of the new artifact storage system. Then comes the fun part – creating new exhibits! In the meantime…we are enjoying … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Happy New year from the Pope County Museum! 2017 will bring big changes to the museum. We are busy beavers here, renovating exhibits and preparing for our new storage system. This project has been financed in part with funds provided … Continue reading

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Thank you notes

One of my favorite parts of my job is giving school tours. It is great to share stories with kids and get them excited about history. Many schools have students write thank you notes afterwards. The last batch of thank … Continue reading

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Christmas Open House

The baskets are scattered around the museum, ready for eager bidders. Stop in and see us this week. The bidding ends during our open house on Saturday at 3 p.m. This week is your final opportunity to visit the exhibit … Continue reading

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Museum Closed Today (Friday, Nov. 18)

Due to an emergency board game and sledding day….I mean due to the blizzard and resulting school closure, the Pope County Museum will be closed today. We plan to be open regular hours (10-5) tomorrow.

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