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Take a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Johnson County Museum on Oct. 21
POSTED: 09/28/2017
 
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 (JCAHC) during a special event offered in late October.

This Behind-the-Scenes Museum Tour is for all ages and is offered on Saturday, Oct. 21. This will be the first of four public monthly tour dates offered through December. 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 JCAHC 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 JCAHC, located in the former King Louie Building at 8788 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park. The October tour will take place beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct 21. (barcode 40507). Other upcoming monthly Behind the Scenes Tours are scheduled for: Wednesday, Nov. 15 (barcode 40508), and Saturday, Dec. 16 (barcode 40509).

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 must register by phone by calling (913) 831-3359 to receive their discount. For more information or to register by phone, call (913) 831-3359. To register online, visit the district’s website at www.jcprd.com, click on Activity Registration in the upper left part of the screen and perform a search for any of the barcodes listed above.

To schedule a separate time for your group of six to 12 people, or a tour for youth, please call (913) 826-ARTS.

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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