Category Archives: Visitors

Big Changes at the Museum

We took down the farmstead exhibit today at the museum. I did a bit of shooting before packing the figures away in a box. This exhibit has been in place since I was a child, but with the walls of … Continue reading

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Silent auction starts Tuesday

Twas a month before Christmas and throughout the museum the baskets were waiting – you just gotta see ’em. The baskets were wrapped by staffers with care in hopes that the bidders soon would be there. The Board had been … Continue reading

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Y is for Yarn

Pope County Museum A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Periodically, I will highlight an item or items from our Museum collection. This week we are inviting you to a YARN event! Thursday, January 30 from 7-9, we will … Continue reading

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Summertime at the Museum

The Pope County Museum is bustling with summer activity!  Free admission to the museum is in effect again this summer. Hot on the heels of spring school tours (over 400 visitors in two weeks!), the museum is now filled with … Continue reading

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T is for Tours!

Today we hosted the first graders from Brooten Belgrade Elrosa. We just LOVE this time of year with all the school groups that come in for tours. The energy and enthusiasm of the kids renews our excitement for preserving history. … Continue reading

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School Tour Time

Today was our first school tour of the spring. We welcomed the 2nd graders from Voyager Elementary. They were a very fun group and asked great questions. They split the tour between the Pope County Museum and the State Fish … Continue reading

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School Tours

Fall school tours have started. Last week we hosted the Minnewaska Area 6th graders on Wednesday and the after school program on Thursday. The 6th graders from Minnewaska are one of my favorite groups. This year’s group was especially respectful. … Continue reading

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