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Since 1988, the Powers Museum has been serving Carthage, Missouri, as a local history museum with programs and rotating exhibits.
September Hours through Sept. 27 (exceptions noted below) are Tues. - Sat. 10:30 am to 4:30 pm. Call 417-237-0456 for further information.
~~ UPCOMING SPECIAL PROGRAMS & NOTICES ~~
NOTE: September 16-20 Museum will observe the following schedule due to staff member's family leave for medical reasons. CLOSED Tuesday & Thursday Sept. 16 & 18; OPEN 11 am to 3 pm Wednesday & Friday Sept. 17 & 19 and OPEN 2 pm to 4:30 pm Saturday Sept. 20, but please confirm museum will be open before traveling to museum these days.
Also note that museum's exhibit gallery is being prepared for quilt show so displays are in a seasonal transition.
September 21 Sunday Opening 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Joe Maddox of Kansas City, Missouri Humanities Council Speaker Bureau Selection, "Battle of Westport & African-American Soldiers Who Ended Slavery in Missouri"
September 26 Friday Art Walk in downtown Carthage, 6-9 pm; museum will have a mini-preview of its MLF Quilt Show at United Missouri Bank (UMB) venue on eastside of square.
Sept. 28 - October 2 CLOSED as published on museum's rack card to finish Maple Leaf Festival Quilt Show set-up. Quilt Show opens Friday October 3.
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Digital Collection Website
Carthage 1940-1990 Pictorial Book Books can be purchased at the musuem as well as Oldies & Oddities downtown from the museum's selling case as well as at other locations around town.
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