Category Archives: News

Holiday Hours

Sami Windle News

The High Plains Museum will be closed Thursday November 28, Friday November 29 and Saturday November 30 to observe the holiday.  We will reopen Monday December 2 at 9:00 AM.  December is also the last month to see our current exhibit, "Connecting Lives, Sharing Culture: 100 Years of AFS."  The ex

Stories From Abroad

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The High Plains Museum is celebrating cultural exploration through the exhibit “Connecting Lives Sharing Culture: 100 Years of AFS” now on display through January 11, 2014. The AFS Club is an international student exchange program which fosters cultural exchange and understanding. Goodland’s c

International Dance Day Cancelled

Sami Windle Events, News

International Dance Day which is October 1st at the High Plains Museum has been cancelled.  Instead the closing reception January 11 from 1-5 will feature dances from around the world.  Currently at the High Plains Museum is the exhibit "Connecting Lives, Sharing Culture: 100 Years of AFS."  The

Passport Program: Flag Style

Sami Windle Events, News

The Passport Program for October will be held October 5 from 1-5 PM.  The Passport Program is a come and go event where the community can learn about something new and make a craft.  You can also collect your Passport To Culture and earn stamps. October's Passport Program will be all about flags

Hear Ye, Hear Ye … It’s Constitution Day

Sami Windle Events, News

Have you ever wanted to learn more about the United States Constitution?  Have you ever wondered if other countries have constitutions?  If you have, come to the High Plains Museum September 17 from 7-9 PM and learn about constitutions on Constitution Day! Constitution Day is a day to learn about

Let’s Take A Trip, Destination… The World!

Sami Windle Events, News

Do you know the story behind the origami cranes?  Did you know that boomerangs were originally used as weapons?  Come to the High Plains Museum this Saturday, September 7 from 1:00-5:00 PM for the Passport Program and learn more about four items from Russia, Japan, Germany and Australia as well as

We Won’t Be Laboring on Labor Day

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The High Plains Museum will be closed Monday September 2nd for Labor Day.  We will reopen to the public on Wednesday September 4 at 9:00 A.M.  The current exhibit at the High Plains Museum is "Connecting Lives, Sharing Cultures: 100 Years of AFS."  This exhibit features the history of AFS nationa

“Sun” Sets on the Earth From Space Exhibit

Sami Windle Events, Exhibits, News

July 29th the Smithsonian and USGS exhibit Earth From Space will close. Get in to see the 20 poster exhibit of startling views of our planet from outer space captured by the Landsat Satellites. Also enjoy our 180 degree immersive theater which displays a journey of our sky and beyond. Join us for a

An Orbitin’ Good Time!

Sami Windle Events, News

Come by this Saturday, June 1st, for the Space Walk Program!  The Space Walk Program is a come and go event from 1:00 - 5:00 PM at the High Plains Museum.  This month we will be learning about our solar system and making planet mobiles!  Learn about the  planets, their sizes and what God or Godd