Fire Museum Re-Opens July 10th
The Woody Winfree Fire-Transportation Museum will re-open its doors on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Located at 310 E. 9th Street underneath the iconic town clock, the museum celebrates the heritage of transportation and of the fire department in Hopkinsville and Christian County. Featured items include HFD fire trucks, a Mogul wagon, firefighting equipment, a Model T touring car, antique gas pumps, local fire run records, and more! Museum hours will be Tuesdays through Fridays from 10am until 4pm and Saturdays from 10am until 2pm. The Museum will be closed on Sundays and Mondays.
The main office of the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County will be located at the Woody Winfree-Fire Transportation Museum while the Pennyroyal Area Museum undergoes a renovation. The Pennyroyal Area Museum is set to re-open in late spring 2019.
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 includes the Pennyroyal Area Museum (217 E. 9th Street) and the Woody Winfree Fire-Transportation Museum (310 E. 9th Street). The Pennyroyal Area Museum is currently closed to the public as we undergo a major renovation. General admission to the Woody Winfree Fire-Transportation Museum is $2 with special rates for seniors and children; there is no admission fee for the Museum Shop. Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 9am-4pm; Saturday, 10am-2pm; Closed Sunday and Monday. For more information, visit MuseumsofHopkinsville.org.