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Past Exhibits

Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog

June 9  - October 24, 2020   The Upcountry History Museum and America’s beloved big red dog with a heart to match will invite visitors to board the Birdwell Island ferry and journey to the world of Clifford The Big Red Dog. Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog, an interactive, bi-lingual (English and Spanish),... Read more »

Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

February 15 – August 8, 2020   They left in the middle of the night – often carrying little more than the knowledge to follow the North Star. In the decades prior to the Civil War in 1865, an estimated 100,000 slaves became passengers on the Underground Railroad, a journey of untold hardship, in search… Read more »

Ghost Trail: U.S. Marines & The Battle of Tarawa in the Pacific, 1943

August 22, 2020 – January 3, 2021 The November 1943 invasion of the Gilbert Islands was the beginning of the U.S. “island hopping” campaign in the central Pacific during World War II. U.S. commanders determined that amphibious attacks on Japanese-occupied islands was the key to victory. The island of Tarawa was the first target in... Read more »

The Amazing Castle

January 25, 2020 – May 10, 2020   The Amazing Castle, an interactive bi-lingual (English and Spanish) exhibition featuring knights, kings, queens and a dragon, will invite visitors to travel back in time to a medieval village filled with opportunities for problem-solving, storytelling and imaginative play. King-sized learning adventures abound in the child-sized fortress. As… Read more »

Love a Vet: Honoring Our Military Veterans

July 6, 2019 – January 5, 2020   The Museum, in partnership with the Hunterdon Healthcare Foundation and the 52 Reasons to Love A Vet charitable organization, hosted the national traveling exhibition Love A Vet: Honoring Our Veterans. Through art and artifacts the Love A Vet exhibition, and its related programming, encouraged the public to… Read more »

Down the Rabbit Hole: Imagining Alice’s Wonderland

June 15, 2019 – October 20, 2019 The Upcountry History Museum in partnership with Walt Disney Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Walt Disney Family Museum, Charles M. Schulz Museum, Daura Gallery at Lynchburg College, and renowned artist Charles Santore, invited visitors to fall down the rabbit hole to discover an immersive enchanted world that drew… Read more »