Events

Bowman Museum staff and volunteers offer an assortment of fun and educational opportunities in the community. From field trips to local historical sites, to tours of downtown buildings, to lectures focusing on historical figures and events, museum members as well as the general public have much to look forward to each year.

Field Trips

The Museum/Society will be conducting historic field trips in the spring. Check for updates on this website for final dates and times or call the museum for more information.

Courthouse Tours

From Memorial Day to Labor Day and by reservation only. Tours last about an hour and culminate with a trip up to the clock tower. For more info or to register for a tour call 447-3715.

Pioneer Queen Picnic & Coronation

Mary (Sigman) Albert was crowned this year's Pioneer Queen on August 3, 2014

Mary (Sigman) Albert was crowned this year’s Pioneer Queen on August 3, 2014

Happens every year in August. The Pioneer Queen is crowned in a family oriented ceremony. Following the coronation families enjoy their own picnic lunch. Cake and ice cream is provided by the Historical Society.  Come help us honor these pioneer women.

Lectures Series in May and October: May at the Museum and Saunders Memorial Lecture Series

The museum holds two series of lectures each year, in May and October. Lecture topics include history, cultural, the nature sciences, book authors and other related topic. These lectures are co-sponsored by the Friends of the Crook County Library. All lectures are held in the museum’s community room on Thursday nights starting at 6:30 p.m.