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Please note that all volunteers are fully Covid vaccinated. Masks are not required in the museum, but we have them available and you are welcome to wear one if you prefer.  As always, admission is free.


The Museum will be holding a fundraiser on Saturday, December 9, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.   Jill Werner of Agatha's Table will be offering her homemade jams and jellies that afternoon with a percentage of her sales going to the Museum.   While you are at the Museum, be sure to check out our gift shop for your holiday shopping.  As always, free admission.  

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Stocking Stuffer Alert: Eclipse Glasses!

If you are looking for a stocking stuffer, consider these eclipse glasses that are now available in the museum gift shop for $2 each or 2 for $3.  This map shows the area where the April 8, 2024 eclipse totality will be located.  As the date gets closer, these glasses will be harder and harder to find so get yours now!

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Hand Made Christmas Ornaments

Our museum gift shop is now offering these handmade holiday ornaments for sale, made by local artist Phyliss Layton whose company is called MawMaw's Makes.  She designs the ornaments to bring back happy holiday memories from long ago.   She also accepts orders for custom ornaments, which can be made from fabrics once worn by a loved one, or fabrics of the customer's choice.   Stop in and take a look; we're open  Wed-Sun, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m., with free admission.

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Vintage White House Ornaments For Sale


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Bella Vista Community TV Exhibit

Want to know more about the history of Bella Vista Community TV? They’ve been here since the early 1980’s! Stop by the museum to see their temporary exhibit (it'll be up through the end of November). Better yet, stop by the station any Wednesday morning from 9:30 a.m. to Noon and watch them at work! They love to see you! They are downstairs in the Highlands Crossing building at 1801 Forest Hills Blvd, Suite 203, in Bella Vista.

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The museum is currently looking for volunteers to work a once-a-month shift as docents (staff members). You can learn more about being a docent here.

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