The museum will be closed for a city holiday on July 3rd and 4th. There will be no Family Day in July. Please enjoy a safe and festive holiday!
Tue07Jul20155:30 pm - 7 pm
Join the museum on the second Tuesday of each month from 5:30 – 7 pm for a book discussion. The book club focuses on non-fiction books relating to American history or other historical topics of interest to the group. Membership in the group is free and open to the public. In July, we will be reading Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing.
Fri10Jul20159am - 12pm
Join the Central Texas Area Model Railroaders to learn the ins and out of this exciting hobby. Kids will get the chance to run some of Centra-Mod’s layouts and complete a small modeling project to take home. For kids ages 5-12. Fee: $20. Registration deadline Tuesday, July 7. Call 254-298-5172 to register.
Learn 10 Easy Steps to Great Photography with Angie McCue to coincide with the Museum’s exhibit of O. Winston Link’s photos. Learn photography tools for beginners and intermediates while focusing on our railroad cars. Participants must provide their own cameras. For ages 14 and up. Fee: $20. Registration deadline Saturday, July 11. Call 254-298-5172 to register.
Help support the Railroad and Heritage Museum with a fun summer fundraiser at Painting with a Twist - Saturday, July 25, 2015, 2-4pm. You don’t have to be an artist! Everyone will enjoy step-by-step instruction from an experienced artist and come away with their own unique work of art. Come on out and join us while raising some money for the Museum! Painting with a Twist is located at 7348 W Adams Ave. Sign up by calling (254) 228-5548 or online at their website.
Sat01Aug201511am - 1pm
Always dreamed of being Indiana Jones? Well come and check out what real archaeologists do when they aren’t making movies in Hollywood. Learn about how archaeology differs from paleontology, what cool things archaeologists do both in and out of the field, and explore the way people made things thousands of years ago!
Fri14Aug20159am - 12pm
Send a message to the past! Come learn how to use a telegraph and the basics of Morse Code. Participants will build their own basic telegraph machines to take home. Perfect for flexing those science muscles before school starts! For ages 10 and up. Fee: $20. Registration deadline Saturday, August 8. Call 254-298-5172 to register.
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