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Customs House Museum to hold Family Fun Day “Discovering Christmas Past” Sunday

Posted By Clarksville Online News Staff On Monday, December 3, 2012 @ 4:00 pm In Events | No Comments

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On Sunday, December 9th, from 1:00pm–5:00pm the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center will be holding Family Fun Day, Discovering Christmas Past.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Did you know that most Christmas ornaments were once made of glass, that candles were used on Christmas trees instead of electric lights, and in 1900 it cost only 2 cents to mail a Christmas card?

Join us as we discover Christmas Past and make some decorations of our own.

This event is free with your paid admission or museum membership.

For more information contact Sue Lewis at 931.648.5780.

The Museum will be closed December 24th and 25th for the Christmas holiday.

About the Customs House Museum

Located in the heart of historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee, the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is the State’s second largest general museum. With over 35,000 square feet of the region’s best hands-on activities and special events…people of all ages agree – the Customs House Museum is well worth the stop!

The Explorer’s Gallery is packed with fun, learning and fantasy in Aunt Alice’s Attic, McGregor’s Market and kitchen, and of course – the Bubble Cave! Finally, get “all aboard” to see our fantastic model trains. Our volunteer engineers “ride the rails” every Sunday afternoon from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

Regular museum hours are 10:00am to 5:00pm Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00pm to 5:00pm on Sundays. Adult admission is $7.00, Sr. Citizens and College ID $5.00, Ages 6 to 18 $3.00, and under six years and Museum members are free.

The Customs House Museum is located at 200 South Second Street. For more information, call 931.648.5780 or visit their website at www.customshousemuseum.org [1]

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