Opening Day is May 1!

Museum Complex, Daily Through October 15
Monday – Saturday, 11am – 4pm, Sunday 1-5pm

We open for the season Monday, May 1! Come explore our exciting new exhibits, featuring this season’s special exhibits, “Towns Through Time” and “Team Spirit”. (See the previous article for more details.) In addition, explore our historic Bevington Mansion and 14 outbuildings on the Complex grounds. 

We’re open each Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m., through Sunday, Oct. 15. Admission is $5/adult, which includes access to all exhibits within the Museum and a guided tour of the mansion. Kids are always free, and you can look through the outbuildings anytime during open hours at no charge, so come out and explore! Bring your family and friends, plus a camera, to capture the fun in this beautiful historic setting. View our website to plan your visit. 


May Hill O’ Beans Coffee Social

May 9, 9:00 am
Museum Lounge

Join us each month on the second Tuesday at 9 a.m. for a short presentation on a historic topic and to share your insights. This month’s topic is “Show and Tell” and you and one item you bring are the stars of the show! We will take turns giving a short explanation of each item, as time permits. Even if you don’t choose to bring an item, be there to enjoy the stories and share memories of your own. This event is free and open to the public.

Volunteer Information Session

Museum Lounge
Tuesday, May 9, 10:00 am

Interested in Madison County history and volunteering? Here’s your chance to learn more about getting involved at the Museum Complex! Our volunteers help us during the open season (May – Oct) with a variety of tasks, including guided Bevington Mansion tours, engaging with visitors as they tour the exhibits, helping at events and answering general questions.

To learn more about becoming a volunteer, with no obligation, please join us on Tuesday, May 9, at 10:00 a.m. in the museum lounge for a short presentation on volunteer tasks. We will treat you to refreshments, a look at our current museum exhibits, and a guided tour of the Bevington Mansion.


Ladies Tea Party

Saturday, May 13, 1-2:30pm
Bevington Mansion Lawn

Save the date for the 2023 Ladies Tea Party event! Back by popular demand, this event will take place on Mother’s Day weekend, Saturday, May 13, at 1 p.m. The perfect event for moms, kids, grandmas, and all of the special ladies in your life, come enjoy a Victorian high tea, mansion tour, etiquette tips, parlor games, photo opportunities and more!

Registration for this charming event opened to our members on April 17 and to the public on April 24. Seating is limited so register right away.