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Hours and Admission, September 3

Posted on August 30, 2016 by Emily Roush

On Saturday, September 3 the museum will be hosting the second annual Highlanders HeroCon from 10am to 7pm.  The museum will be open only for event admission with the following admission rates: $9 for adults, $6 for children 10 and under, $5 for museum members, and free for children 2 and under. Click Here to Read More

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Decorators’ Showcase 2016

Posted on August 25, 2016 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is excited to present the highly anticipated Decorators’ Showcase 2016.  In the past, Decorators’ Showcase was a hallmark of the Highlands Museum’s events calendar, and staff and volunteers are thrilled to bring this event back after a long hiatus.   Click Here to Read More

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Highlanders HeroCon

Posted on August 19, 2016 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is excited to present the second annual Highlanders HeroCon on Saturday, September 3 from 10 am to 7 pm.  This event will feature great vendors, special guests, card tournaments, question and answer sessions, children’s arts and crafts, and a costume contest with cash prizes. Click Here to Read More

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Annual Meeting Results

Posted on July 8, 2016 by Emily Roush

RESULTS OF THE ANNUAL MEETING OF MEMBERSHIP OF THE HIGHLANDS MUSEUM & DISCOVERY CENTER Click Here to Read More

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Help Us Build an Exhibit-1937 Flood

Posted on June 11, 2016 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is planning an exhibit commemorating the anniversary of the 1937 flood and is seeking interviews with individuals who lived through this event. If you or someone you know remembers the flood and would like to share, please call curator Heather Akers at 606-329-8888 or email heather@highlandsmuseum.com. Click Here to Read More

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“Artsy Chair Affair”-Call for Sponsors

Posted on June 7, 2016 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center and the Paramount Arts Center are excited to partner on a unique fundraiser to benefit both organizations, “An Artsy Chair Affair.”  A talented group of professional artists and school art classes are decorating Adirondack chairs that will be on display at the museum and then auctioned at the Paramount on October 8. Click Here to Read More

First Responder Summer Program

Posted on May 25, 2016 by Emily Roush

What does it take to be a firefighter, police officer, or EMT?  How do they use science to do their jobs?  Find out at the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center’s First Responder Summer Program.  Kids will get a hands on glimpse of the training and skills necessary to be a first responder by learning from local police officers, firefighters, and EMTs at their training facility.   Click Here to Read More

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Dancing with Our Stars Sponsors

Posted on February 9, 2016 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center would like to thank all the sponsors of Dancing with Our Stars 2016: Click Here to Read More

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Dancing with Our Stars Winners

Posted on February 8, 2016 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is thrilled to announce the winners of Dancing With Our Stars 2016: Click Here to Read More

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Animal Show Birthday Parties

Posted on June 12, 2015 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is excited launch a new program of themed birthday parties.  We are debuting this fun new program with Des Coveries Wild Animal Show Parties.   Click Here to Read More