News Release 045

"Museum After Hours" April program offered at the Missouri State Museum

Volume 39-045 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

The Missouri State Museum will continue “Museum After Hours” on April 4. A special program will be offered at 7 p.m. title "Jesse James in the Civil War." This event is sponsored by Missouri State Parks. The Museum hours will be extended until 9 p.m.

In 1864 young Jesse James joined the Confederate Army where he was involved in many conflicts from military actions to committing personal atrocities. This free program will take place in the museum classroom, which is located in History Hall (east wing).

"Museum After Hours" takes place on the first Wednesday of each month, when the State Museum stays open until 9 p.m. If you have ever wondered what it would be like to visit the museum at night, or your schedule doesn’t allow daytime outings, come join us for special programs and to view the exhibits. You will find both old favorites and new including "Civil War Missouri: A House Dividing," an exhibit that commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Evening entry to the museum is through the carriage entrance on the south side of the building underneath the grand staircase.

For more information, contact the State Museum at 573-751-2854. For more information about Missouri State Parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.