Missouri State Museum Wins Heritage Advocate Award

The Missouri State Museum has received the Heritage Advocate Award in recognition of its innovative project to educate the public about the importance of appropriate care of historic collections.

The award is sponsored by Heritage Preservation, a national nonprofit organization, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), a federal agency. The Missouri State Museum, part of the Missouri state park system, is one of two organizations to receive the award.

The Missouri State Museum is located in the State Capitol and is open to the public free of charge from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For more information, contact the museum office at 573- 751-2854 or the Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For information on state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com.

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