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On View until January 29, 2017
The President's Photographer:  Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office.  Join us for our new traveling exhibition featuring both iconic and rarely seen images of our Presidents through the eyes of their official photographers.  This exhibition offers a fresh and candid viewpoint on life and work behind the famous facade of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.  Click Here for the press release.

Saturday, February 11, 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, Mar. 14 - 18, 2017
Spring Break at the Museum.  Children are able to visit the museum for crafts, games and the archaeological dig pits.   More information to come.

On View until January 14, 2017
Comfort and Glory: Two Centuries of Quilts from the Briscoe Center.  Join us for our new exhibition with an outstanding collection of American quilts showcasing 21 quilts - dating from 1818 to 2005 - with historical essays about each quilt's history and construction.  The selections span more than 187 years of American quilt making and represent a broad range of traditional styles and functions.

Saturday, Feb. 18, 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 for the Valentine's theme, the kids will make pompom hugs.

Saturday, March 18, 2017, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bell County Museum Garage Sale.  Join us for our annual Garage Sale at the Bell County Expo Center.  Admission is only $3 for adults and children under 12 years old are free.  There is a military discount of $1 off with proof of valid ID.  Click Here for the full press release.  Click Here for a Vendor Application Form.   For more information or to volunteer, contact the museum at 254.933.5243.

Saturday, Jan. 21, 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 for the winter theme, the kids will make paper snowflakes.

 

Saturday, Mar. 18, 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 the Women's Suffrage theme, the kids will make campaign buttons.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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