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  • Sat
    07
    Mar
    2015
    11 am - 1 pm

    Come out to learn what goes on behind the scenes on the Railroad. From the tools and machinery, to the folks who work on the railroad, you’ll get the chance to see some of the things that go into keeping the railroad on track and on time.

  • Tue
    10
    Mar
    2015
    5:30 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 March, we will be reading The Poisoner’s Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age by Deborah Blum.

  • Tue
    17
    Mar
    2015

    Temple Collects will highlight a variety of collections from collectors in the Temple area. From vintage radios to pharmaceutical antiques to military relics, stop by to see the cool things that Temple Collects. On display March 13 - May 23.

  • Sat
    04
    Apr
    2015
    11am - 1pm

    Temple is officially the Wildflower Capital of Texas! Come down to celebrate these natural beauties. Learn how to identify the most common Central Texas wildflowers like Bluebonnets, Indian Paintbrushes and Buttercups as you explore the Santa Fe Gardens adjacent to the Museum. We’ll also share tips on how to get your green thumb growing including easy backyard composting and water conservation.

  • Tue
    14
    Apr
    2015
    5:30 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 April, we will be reading The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism by Doris Kearns Goodwin.

  • Sat
    02
    May
    2015
    11am - 1pm

    Most people know that recycling helps our planet, but how exactly does the Earth benefit? Come learn the hows and whys of recycling, plus try out some fun ways to reuse your trash! You’ll be amazed by what you can make with cans, cardboard, bottles, and jars.

  • Sat
    09
    May
    2015
    9:00am - 9:00pm

    Celebrate National Train Day at our “12 Hours at Temple” event on May 9, 9am to 9pm.

    The festivities will include family activities, railfan presentations, train watching, and much more. CentraMod will be operating their model train layouts all day in the Moody Depot.

    Full event details can be found at http://www.rrhm.org/12-hours-2015/.

  • Tue
    12
    May
    2015
    5:30 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 May, we will be reading Isaac’s Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History by Erik Larson.

  • Fri
    05
    Jun
    2015

    Trains that Passed in the Night: The Photographs of O. Winston Link will be on display June 5 - August 26. Famous for documenting final years (1955-1960) of steam railroading, O. Winston Link was also a pioneer in the art of night photography. Link’s photos also show life in railroad towns in this critical period. Trains that Passed in the Night: The Photographs of O. Winston Link is organized by Thomas H. Garver and produced in collaboration with the Center for Railroad Photography & Art (www.railphoto-art.org).

  • Sat
    06
    Jun
    2015
    11am - 1pm

    From the invention of the wheel to the birth of the internet, from Edison to Apple, and from penicillin to plastic, inventions have not only changed the world but also the world around us.  Learn about both the inventions and the men and women behind their discoveries that make our daily lives easier and simpler. What might you invent someday?

  • Tue
    09
    Jun
    2015
    5:30 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 June, we will be reading King Leopold’s Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa by Adam Hochschild.

  • Tue
    07
    Jul
    2015
    5:30 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.