More than just the pride of Northern Kentucky the Behringer-Crawford Museum preserves the regional history of Northern Kentucky as part of the Ohio River Valley and serves as a regional cultural center for the residents and tourists to our area. Featuring 450 million years of Northern Kentucky history and culture as viewed through the lens of transportation- Rivers, Roads, Rails & Runways, visitors enjoy hands-on, interactive exhibits and activities in the newly expanded and renovated facility. Exhibits include an authentic trolley from the 1920s, a converted convertible turned drive-in movie theater, a Faragher Train set in the 1940s, and not to mention the ever exciting and fascinating rotating exhibits! Originally opened to the public in 1950 in the historic Devou Family home, the Behringer-Crawford Museum is named because of its featured natural history collections of West Covington native and world traveler William Behringer, and in honor of the museum's first curator and noted archaeologist, Ellis Crawford. Behringer-Crawford Museum is also home to definitive collections of artwork by Mary Bruce Sharon, Harlan Hubbard and Wolfgang Ritschel. The museum also presents abroad range of ongoing creative, innovative and fascinating exhibits and educational programs for all ages. For example, Tot Tuesdays, Camp Showboat, Grand DiscoveryCamps, Archaeology Camp, and Super Sunday Family Programming.Other annual events include, freshART, Music@BCM, and Holiday Toy Trains. TheBehringer-Crawford gladly provides school and civic tours.The museum's offering are available to all persons without regard to ethnicity, gender,creed, national origin, age, or disability.
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