800 Pleasant St, Paris, KY 40361 info@hopewellmuseum.org 859.987.7274

Annual Soup Supper & Membership Meeting – Nov. 29th

Soup supper starts at 6 p.m. Free & open to members. At 7 p.m., listen to a lecture by James C. Klotter, PhD., a state historian, based on his recent Oxford University Press book. Lecture is free & open to the public.

Santa at the Museum – Dec. 2nd

Meet Santa and his Museum helpers for free photos, crafts, and cookies from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, December 2nd. Free for kids of all ages and open to the public. *Families of children with special needs may schedule an appointment between 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. For more details, click here.

Christmas Party – Saturday, Dec. 8th 5-7 p.m.

Enjoy a festive evening with friends, heavy hors d’oeuvres, & drinks! Members $35/non-members $40/U40$30. All proceeds benefit HPBC/Hopewell Museum’s education programs.

Creative Harvest Exhibit Opening, Oct. 12th

Join us for the opening of the Creative Harvest exhibit on Friday, October 12th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the museum. The exhibit will be on display through December 16th.

North Middletown Cemetery Tour


Join us Saturday, October 20th for a tour of the North Middletown Cemetery on Thatchers Mill Road. Cost for the tour is $10 for adults and free for children under 15. The tour starts at 4 p.m. Call 859-987-7274 to make a reservation. Space is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Click here for more details.

Fall Open House: Return to Frontier Kentucky

Join us for our fall open house and driving tour at Fairfield. Light Refreshments will be served. $10 members and $15 non-members. No Reservations Required. See flyer for more details.

Mary Spears Van Meter Dinner, August 11th

Mary Spears Van Meter Dinner.

Join us at the museum for our Annual Mary Spears Van Meter Dinner on August 11th. Social hour starts at 6 p.m. Dinner starts at 7 p.m. Guest Speaker is form Lt. Governor Crit Luallen. Paid reservations required by August 3rd. Members $35/Non-Members $40. View event details.

Current Exhibit: The Many Faces of Bourbon County

The many faces of Bourbon County

This exhibit features the art of Phyllis Brown and images of local citizens who played a part in Bourbon County’s history. Learn more about the exhibit.

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Field Trip: Jul. 28th

Freedom Museum

Members & volunteers are invited to join your Museum friends for a day trip to Cincinnati. Cost $20 for members and $25 for non-members. View the event page for more details.

Community Listening Session, June 4th

Community Listening Project

All are Invited…We want to hear from you! Monday, June 4, 5:30 PM at the Public Library Community Room. Refreshments at 5:30 PM, Meeting from 6:00-8:00 PM. Please take our survey.