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Jefferson Highway Association Annual Convention in Carthage MO, April 29-30, 2016 INFO

Since 1988, the Powers Museum has been serving Carthage, Missouri, as a local history museum with a variety of programming and rotating exhibits.

Powers Museum is CLOSED UNTIL SPRING. For appointments or National History Day research needs in January/February 2016, call 417-237-0456 or email. Museum's 2016 season will begin in mid-March.


Help Support the Powers Museum -- Donate NOW!

While closed during winter may we suggest:

1) Follow Facebook Page: Powers Museum of Carthage. (We also have Twitter account - PowersMuseum.)

2) Read our Summer 2015 Newsletter (link). Winter 2015-16 newsletter will be mailed to Friends by mid-January. To become a Powers Museum Friend and recieve our newsletter plus special invitation to museum events, go to Donate NOW! link above.

3) Browse our Digital Collection. It does not represent everything we own but but we think you might find a few things of interest.

4) Volunteer!  We have projects that can be done at home or at museum. Email or telephone and leave message on our answering machine.

Looking to purchase local history books? Visit Oldies & Oddities on westside of square (call 417-358-1752 for hours) and ask for Powers Museum's sales case. If you are located out of town please use this link for mail order.

Powers Museum Website Search Email anytime if you have questions about website, scheduled programs or our collections. NOTE: Search feature does not work on Internet Explorer but does on other browser platforms.


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