News Release 002

Informational meeting and behind-the-scenes tour planned Jan. 29 at Missouri State Museum

Volume 39-002 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JAN. 4, 2011 -- The Missouri Department of Natural Resources invites you to bring your ideas to an informational meeting on Jan. 29 to discuss issues related to the Missouri State Museum and Jefferson Landing State Historic Site in Jefferson City. The meeting will begin at 2 p.m. in the museum's History Hall Education Room in the State Capitol, and the public is invited to attend. As part of the meeting, attendees will have the opportunity to take “behind-the-scenes” tours of the museum.

Representatives from the museum and the site will be on hand to answer questions and provide information on the present and future plans for the facilities. Recent accomplishments and future plans will be highlighted during the informational meeting. Visitors are invited to share comments and suggestions on the facilities' services and operations.

This informational meeting is part of an ongoing effort by the department to ensure citizens have input on facilities and services offered in state parks and historic sites.

The Missouri State Museum is located on the first floor of the Missouri State Capitol at 201 W. Capitol Ave., Jefferson City. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the museum directly at 573-751-2854 or the Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For more information about Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit