Museum's 2020 by the Numbers
Last year presented great accomplishments and tremendous challenges for us all. Below is a glimpse of some of the biggest moments of 2020 for the Museums - by the numbers. For our full “2020 by the Numbers” with additional information, see the attachment or visit http://www.museumsofhopkinsville.org/2020-by-the-numbers/.
- 1 Pandemic
- 64 Exhibit Panels with 40 more to come
- 52 Videos Published
- 552 Volunteer Hours
- 3,917 Facebook & 772 Instagram Followers
- 1 MUSEUM RENOVATION COMPLETED
- 908 Artifacts Accepted
- 1 “Spirit of the Olde Lamplighter” Award Given
- 602 Items Sold in The Vault by Planters Bank shop
- 3,177 Guests
- 51 New Donors to the Capital Campaign
- 175 Total Donors to the Capital Campaign
- $367,000 Raised during the Capital Campaign
The Pennyroyal Area Museum and The Vault by Planters Bank museum shop are open to guests on Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10am until 4pm.In addition, the Pennyroyal Area Museum is open and available for students in the Virtual Learning Academy during our regular operating hours. The Museum is equipped with desks that are spaced for social distancing, and we have free WiFi for you to use. We are making every effort to ensure a healthy and fun environment by following state and local health guidelines. Social distancing will be practiced by all guests, and masks are required.
Follow the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County on Facebook and Instagram for Local Notables in Black History, fun facts, historic photos, updates on programs, Museum Minutes, a new episode of “Cooking with the Past,” and a debut of “Poetry of the Pennyroyal” throughout the month.
The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County cultivates regional pride and tells our community’s authentic stories by creating an enjoyable, engaging learning environment that encourages conversations about our unique history and diverse heritage.
The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County is located at 217 East 9th Street in downtown Hopkinsville and includes the Pennyroyal Area Museum and the Woody Winfree Fire-Transportation Museum. General admission to the Museum is $5 with special rates for children, active duty military, and Museum Members. There is no admission fee for The Vault by Planters Bank gift shop. Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm. Closed Sunday and Monday. For more information, call 270-887-4270 or visit museumsofhopkinsville.org.