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International Dance Day which is October 1st at the High Plains Museum has been cancelled.  Instead the closing reception January 11 from 1-5 will feature dances from around the world.   Currently at the High Plains Museum is the exhibit “Connecting Lives, Sharing Culture: 100 Years of AFS.”  The exhibit tells the story of AFS; how it Read more…


The Passport Program for October will be held October 5 from 1-5 PM.  The Passport Program is a come and go event where the community can learn about something new and make a craft.  You can also collect your Passport To Culture and earn stamps. October’s Passport Program will be all about flags of the world!  Come Read more…


Have you ever wanted to learn more about the United States Constitution?  Have you ever wondered if other countries have constitutions?  If you have, come to the High Plains Museum September 17 from 7-9 PM and learn about constitutions on Constitution Day! Constitution Day is a day to learn about our constitution.  A presentation about constitutions from Read more…


Do you know the story behind the origami cranes?  Did you know that boomerangs were originally used as weapons?  Come to the High Plains Museum this Saturday, September 7 from 1:00-5:00 PM for the Passport Program and learn more about four items from Russia, Japan, Germany and Australia as well as see the new exhibit “Connecting Lives, Read more…


The High Plains Museum will be closed Monday September 2nd for Labor Day.  We will reopen to the public on Wednesday September 4 at 9:00 A.M.  The current exhibit at the High Plains Museum is “Connecting Lives, Sharing Cultures: 100 Years of AFS.”  This exhibit features the history of AFS nationally and locally and what the organization Read more…


July 29th the Smithsonian and USGS exhibit Earth From Space will close. Get in to see the 20 poster exhibit of startling views of our planet from outer space captured by the Landsat Satellites. Also enjoy our 180 degree immersive theater which displays a journey of our sky and beyond. Join us for a closing reception from Read more…


Come by this Saturday, June 1st, for the Space Walk Program!  The Space Walk Program is a come and go event from 1:00 – 5:00 PM at the High Plains Museum.  This month we will be learning about our solar system and making planet mobiles!  Learn about the  planets, their sizes and what God or Goddess the Read more…


June is filled with fun events at the High Plains Museum!  From seeing Earth from a new perspective to building a moon colony June will have events for the whole family! Currently showing at the High Plains Museum is the exhibit Earth From Space.  This is a poster exhibit from the Smithsonian that features Landsat images of Read more…


In observance of the Easter Holiday the High Plains Museum will be open until noon on Friday the 29th and closed on Saturday the 30th.  We will reopen April 1st at 9:00 AM. Currently on display is Earth From Space, which is a Smithsonian poster exhibit that shows land satellite images from all over the world.  We Read more…


The High Plains Museum is pleased to offer an exciting array of programming in April to showcase the current exhibit Earth From Space on display through July 29th. The High Plains Museum will be offering a variety of activities to spotlight space and land satellite images, as well as celebrating Earth Day and Arbor Day. On Thursday Read more…