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Historic Structure Plaque Application

Join us at Prichard & Bail for our first annual HPBC Hopewell Museum Mardi Gras Party: Mardi Gras, 1934! Tickets are limited. Buy online through February 20 for $15. Or, purchase at the door for $20.

Feb. 12th – The Great War: Kentucky & Beyond

lonely soldier in poppy field

Come join us for the exhibit opening from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on February 12th at the Museum.

Celebrating Black History Month

Black history month

February is Black History Month at the Museum and Paris-Bourbon County Library sponsored by Bourbon Community Hospital. Click here to view event flyer.

Open by Appointment in January


We will be closed Dec. 24th – Jan. 1st. We will be open by appointment only in January 2018. Please call 859-987-7274 to arrange a visit. Regular hours resume in February.

2016 Annual Fund Drive: “Tomorrow’s Foundation”

Museum fundraising

A gift to our annual fund drive helps lay the foundation for tomorrow’s exhibits, programs, and historic preservation efforts! [button color="orange" size="small" align="none" link="https://www.razoo.com/story/Historic-Paris-Bourbon-CountyHopewell-Museum?referral_code=share"]Donate Now[/button]

Dec. 4, 2-4 PM Santa & Mrs. Claus

Join us at Hopewell Museum to meet Santa, Mrs. Claus and their museum helpers for photos, crafts, and cookies. For kids of all ages. Free.

Dec. 10, 5-7 PM Christmas Cocktail Party

Holiday Cocktails

Join us at the Hopewell Museum for an evening with friends, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and cocktails! Members $20/non-members $25/U40$15. Proceeds benefit education programs at HPBC/HM.

Awards for Volunteer Contributions Announced

Awards Potluck

In September, we held a potluck and recognition supper in honor of all of our hard working volunteers. We honored several volunteers with awards that evening.

October 22, 12-3:30 PM, Paris Cemetery Walking Tours


Learn the fascinating stories behind the names on the headstones.