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Take a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Johnson County Museum on Aug. 16 or 26
POSTED: 07/19/2017
 
Join us for a behind the scenes tour of the Johnson County Museum's collections storage facility at the new Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center during a new special event offered two times and mid and late August.

This Behind-the-Scenes Museum Tour is for all ages and is offered on Aug. 16 and again on Aug. 26. Visitors will learn why we collect, how we collect, and the importance of these efforts to our local community. Our collection features over 17,000 3D objects and over one million images. The Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center facility holds the museum’s two-dimensional collection, including manuscript collections, maps, photographs, and quilts. Scout groups are welcome!

To find this program in the My JCPRD Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under adult and then under special events. In the printed catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keyword “tour.”

These tours will take place at the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center, located in the former King Louie Building at 8788 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park. One tour will take place beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 16, while another will begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 26. The cost for one 60-minute program is $10 per person for adults, $8 for children one to 18, $9 for seniors ages 60 and older, and $4 for museum members. Members should call (913) 831-3359 to receive their discount. For more information or to register by phone, call (913) 831-3359 or register online at www.jcprd.com.

The Johnson County Museum is a department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The My JCPRD Activities catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches.

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