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Since 1988, the Powers Museum has been serving Carthage, Missouri, as a local history museum with programs and rotating exhibits.

September Hours through Sept. 27 are Tues. - Sat. 10:30 am to 4:30 pm. Call 417-237-0456 for further information.


Note that museum's exhibit gallery is being prepared for quilt show so displays are in a seasonal transition.

September 26  Friday Art Walk in downtown Carthage, 6-9 pm; museum will have a mini-preview of its MLF Quilt Show at United Missouri Bank (UMB) venue on eastside of square.

Sept. 28 - October 2 CLOSED as published on museum's rack card & previously on this website to finish Maple Leaf Festival Quilt Show set-up. Quilt Show opens Friday October 3.


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Carthage 1940-1990 Pictorial Book Books can be purchased at the musuem as well as Oldies & Oddities downtown from the museum's selling case as well as at other locations around town. 

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