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PROGRAM ALLOWS NEB CITY RESIDENTS TO VISIT MUSEUMS FOR FREE

By Nate Gonner 4/3/2013

             THE NEBRASKA CITY MUSEUM ASSOCIATION IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THAT LOCAL RESIDENTS CAN ONCE AGAIN GO AND VISIT THE IN TOWN MUSEUM ATTRACTIONS FOR FREE.

 

              ON MONDAY, THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVED A GRANT OF $16,000 TO THE NEBRASKA CITY MUSEUM ASSOCIATION, WHICH WILL ALLOW THE LOCALS TO GET INTO THE MUSEUMS FREE OF CHARGE.

 

              ACCORDING TO THE DIRECTOR OF THE NEBRASKA CITY MUSEUM ASSOCIATION BRIAN VOLKMER, THE PROGRAM STARTED FOUR YEARS AGO WHEN MAYOR JACK HOBBIE APPROACHED HIM WANTING TO KNOW WHAT THE CITY COULD DO TO MAKE IT SO THE LOCAL RESIDENTS CAN GO AND VISIT THE MUSEUMS NEBRASKA CITY HAS TO OFFER.

 

              VOLKMER SAYS THE PROGRAM HAS HELPED ATTRACT OUT OF TOWN VISITORS TO THOSE MUSEUMS.

 

             VOLKMER AUDIO

 

              THE MUSEUM PASS PROGRAM WILL KICK OFF ARBOR DAY WEEKEND, AND WILL RUN THROUGH OCTOBER.

 

              IT INCLUDES NINE OF NEBRASKA CITY’S MUSEUMS, INCLUDING THE NEWLY RENOVATED KREGEL WINDMILL FACTORY WHICH WILL HAVE ITS GRAND OPENINGS RIBBON CUTTING COMING UP ON FRIDAY APRIL 26TH.

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