The Fort Smith Museum of History will hold several events in August and September, including an exhibition put together by junior and senior high school students, an ice cream social and a scavenger hunt.

Student Exhibition Opening Reception

Saturday, August 26
10 a.m. – noon

The Fort Smith Museum of History and the United States Marshals Museum came together to offer a summer program for junior and senior high school students where they researched different neighborhoods, then designed exhibits. The student-designed exhibition will be on display starting Saturday, August 26.

Fort Smith Museum of History Annual Ice Cream Social

Sunday, September 3
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

The museum’s annual ice cream social is set for Sunday, September 3. “Join us in the old fashioned soda fountain for the end of summer tradition,” a description of the event says. $5 gets you admission into the museum and all-you-can-eat Yarnell’s ice cream. 

Fort Smith Museum of History – Museum Day Live!

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Get free admission for two when the Fort Smith Museum of History participates in Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live! event.

A Downtown Stroll and Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, September 30, 2017
11 a.m. and noon

Re-enactors will bring historical figures to life during a morning stroll and afternoon scavenger hunt. At the event, you can “meet historical Fort Smith characters and learn little known facts of Fort Smith history,” according to the museum. Tickets to both events are included with museum admission.


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