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WELCOME TO POWERS MUSEUM ONLINE
Since 1988, the Powers Museum has been serving Carthage, Missouri, as a local history museum with programs and rotating annual exhibits from the post-Civil War period to the 20th century.
THIS WEEK Through DEC. 7
OPEN Wednesday through Saturday 11 am to 4 pm
Schedule for rest of month through Dec. 21 - OPEN Wednesday through Saturday (weather permitting*) 11 am to 4 pm. From Dec. 22 until late March 2014, the museum is closed to the public.
* If Carthage schools close for severe winter weather, the museum will be closed to public as well. Call 417-237-0456 prior to visiting on a Saturday following a Friday school closing. Museum may remain closed if conditions warrant or may not be able to clear snow/ice on time for a weekend opening since this work is provided by contractors.
If you desire to work in the reference library during December, please call for an appoinment during the remainder of 2013. (No appointments taken from Dec. 22 to early January 2014.)
NEW! Digital Collection Website
NEW! Carthage 1940-1990 Pictorial Book
NEW! Powers Museum Website Search