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New Exhibit.  Join us for our new exhibition, From Swords to Plowshares: Metal Trench Art from WWI.   This traveling exhibit features unique pieces of "trench art" from World War I.   During the war, soldiers created pieces of art from artillery shells, watches, lighters, etc.  This came to be known as trench art.  Come see over 160 pieces of this stunning art form!

Thursday, August 3, 2017, 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Educator Day.  Teachers are invited to the museum before opening to view the exhibits and traveling trunks and learn about the many resources available to them at the museum!  The event is free and teachers can also sign up for the new educator exclusive newsletter.

Saturday, September 16, 2017, 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Discovery Day.  Join us for Discovery Day with Charley Chisholm!  Kids and families are invited to the museum to make Native American dreamcatchers and play a traditional stick dice game.  The event is completely free.

Tuesday - Friday, July 11 - 14, 2017
9:00 am-12:00 pm

E.A. Limmer Jr. Summer Camp (ages 5-6 years).  Join us for our annual summer camp at the museum.  Each child will engage in fun and educational activities and experiences including: games, crafts, guest speakers, demonstrations, and private tours of the exhibits!  Registration is $40 per child and is limited.  Click Here for the registration form.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 11:00 am-3:00 pm
UMHB Welcome Week.  Students and their families are invited to the museum to view the exhibits and participate in crafts and games!  The event is completely free.

Saturday, September 30, 2017, 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Journey into the Past: A Native American Celebration.  Families are invited to visit the museum to learn about Native American culture.  There will be crafts, games, a tepee and more!  The event is completely free.

Saturday, July 15, 2017, 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Discovery Day.  Join us for Discovery Day with Charley Chisholm!  This event is free.  Children and families are invited to visit the museum for crafts and games.  This month's theme is Native American culture and the kids will make dreamcatchers; a Native American tradition.

Saturday, August 19, 2017, 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Discovery Day.  Join us for Discovery Day with Charley Chisholm!  Kids and families are invited to the museum for a day of inventions and discoveries.  Learn about the different inventions that have helped to shape Bell County.   The event is completely free.

 

Tuesday - Friday, July 18 - 21, 2017
9:00 am-12:00 pm

E.A. Limmer Jr. Summer Camp (ages 7-9 years).  Join us for our annual summer camp at the museum.  Each child will engage in fun and educational activities and experiences including: games, crafts, guest speakers, demonstrations, and private tours of the exhibits!  Registration is $40 per child and is limited.  Click Here for the registration form.

Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:30 am
Gault Site Tour.  Join us for a tour of the Gault Site, located in southwestern Bell County.  The Gault Site is recognized as one of the most important archeological sites in America.  The 2.5 hour tour covers about one mile of gentle terrain.  Space is limited to 30 persons.  Participants will meet at the museum and will leave at 8:30 a.m. in our own vehicles.  Maps will be provided and a staff member will also guide drivers to the site.  The site is 30 minutes from Belton, between Salado and Florence.  Fee is $10 per person, payable to the Gault School. Pre-registration is required, please call 254.933.5243.

 

Tuesday - Friday, July 25 - 28, 2017
9:00 am-12:00 pm

E.A. Limmer Jr. Summer Camp (ages 10-12 years) .  Join us for our annual summer camp at the museum.  Each child will engage in fun and educational activities and experiences including: games, crafts, guest speakers, demonstrations, and private tours of the exhibits!  Registration is $40 per child and is limited.  Click Here for the registration form.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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