Buffalo Island Museum opens Saturdays

Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Buffalo Island Museum in Monette is now open on Saturdays and at other times, as requested.

Buffalo Island Museum has a new schedule for fall. Beginning Sept. 1, the museum will open Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m., and other times as requested. There is no admission charge, although donations are appreciated.

Individuals and groups may call any of the numbers listed, and a volunteer will open the museum: (870) 486-5720, 530-1632, 486-9591 or 486-2000. Phone numbers will be posted at the front entrance.

Over 800 people have visited the museum since the May 30 grand opening with public hours of three afternoons each week. Exhibits include areas of mercantile, home life, medical, agriculture, school memorabilia and a reference room to research Buffalo Island history beginning in the late 1800s. The museum is located at 207 W. Drew Street, Monette, at the intersection of Highways 18 and 139.

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