Crook County History Center

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Bowman Museum’s beautiful new Community Center offers space for banquets, lectures, plays and theatrical performances as well as space for classes and Meetings.

New permanent exhibits tell Crook County’s story – from local Native Americans to homesteaders; from farming and ranching, to logging and Les Schwab’s story.

Provides flexible spaces that host entertaining and informative traveling exhibits, an on-going lecture series, historic reenactments and community meetings.

School classes enjoy an expanse of new interactive exhibits and special event, and take part in hands-on demonstrations

And Behind the Scenes …

A fully climate-controlled Collection Care Center preserves valuable rare documents and artifacts

The Collection Care Center helps to accelerate electronic preservation of documents where they are available locally — and to a wider audience via the Internet

The new Research Library gives both the professional and amateur historian better access to historical and genealogical records