Saturdays in the Galleries
Saturday, December 14, 11AM-1PM
Once a month, knowledgeable volunteers will answer questions and give additional information in designated exhibit areas.
Step back into the early 20th century to experience what it was like to shop at the neighborhood Buffett Store.
Saturday, November 16, and December 21, 11AM-1PM
Venture back to the 1880s to experience life as an early Nebraskan settler. The Durham’s education staff will show you how to grind coffee, fetch water and live life as a pioneer.
Chatter & Clatter
Sunday, December 15, 2-3PM
“Chatter & Clatter” is held the 3rd Sunday of each month and features different topics on railroad history. The Durham Museum’s knowledgeable Train Car Hosts will lead an informal discussion on railroads and the Civil War to accompany our current traveling exhibition Liberty on the Border: A Civil War Exhibit
from the Cincinnati Museum Center.
December 15: The Great Locomotive Chase
, also known as Andrews’ Raid, a significant turning point in the conflict
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December 23, 26, 27, 30, January 2-3, 9AM-4PM
The Durham Museum’s winter camps make for an exhilarating holiday break! Campers can register for the entire winter camp session at a discounted rate, or for individual days. Each session will focus on varying subjects such as “Durham’s Laboratory
,” “Wizard School
,” “Durham Design Zone
” (featuring activities related to our upcoming exhibit), “A Day in the Life: the 1950s and 60s
,” “Welcome 2014
” and, of course, “Goose Bumps! The Science of Fear
.” These highly engaging camps will be led by certified educators and will feature hands-on activities, games, and tours to support each theme.
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