FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Cindy Daffron
914 Penn St.
St Joseph, MO 64503
You can share the experience of the Pony Express legend with many educational, hands-
on exhibits and activities during the upcoming
February 17, 2014
10:00 am – Noon and 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Free Admission to Museum/Pony School
Pony Express National Museum, 914 Penn, St. Joseph
Whatever your age, you are sure to be captivated by the Pony Express stories and a day
in the museum called “The Pony Express Nation Begins” with local interpreters during
our 2014 event. Inspired by many requests from children visiting the museum, Family
Day gives kids a chance to step back into the 1860’s job of a Pony Express Rider. We
will have several crafts/activities to do in the community room and a good imagination
will help at each location.
Admission to the Museum and the Pony School is free, with sponsorship by Education
Programming Scholarship Fund. We encourage families to take a tour through the
Museum and Pony School.
“The Pony Express Nation Begins” will be the kick-off for the Pony School Day Camp.
“Don’t miss your chance to tour with Junior Docents and local re-enactors throughout
the Museum and Community Room,” says Cindy Daffron. “Don’t miss, “Miss Kathy’s
presentation in the Pony School,” says Daffron. The sign up times are 10:00, 10:30,
11:00, and 11:30 am. Sign up will be in the east community room. Also following break
we will continue with sign up times at 1:00, 1:30, 2:00 and 2:30 pm. Class size is 40 for
The Museum is open daily from 9am – 4pm Monday-Saturday (Winter Hours) and 11am
- 4pm on Sunday. Admission rates are $6 for adults, $5 seniors, and $3 (for children
over 6), and 6 and under are free. For further information about programs and events
please call (816) 279-5059 or visit the museum website at www.ponyexpress.org