Town of Collierville Museum

Morton Museum of Collierville History

Morton Museum of Collierville History
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Summer Activities

 WaLKING TOUR: Collierville & The Civil war

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Join local expert Steve Cole on a walking tour through Collierville's Town Square to explore its historic ties to the Civil War. Tour dates are June 17th at 11:00 am  and again at 12:30 pm  and June 24th at 10:00 am and again at 11:30 am. Each tour will last approximately 45 minutes. To join, please meet at the Gazebo on the Square at the start time. Tours are free and open to the public. For more information, please call the museum at 901-457-2650.

 Kid's camp legacy

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Wednesdays 10:30am and 2:00pm in July

Camp Legacy is the Morton Museum's kid's summer workshop series! At each weekly workshop kids will embark on a new aspect of Collierville's past to learn how they can leave their own mark in history. Participants can sign up for a morning session or afternoon and can choose to register for one or all 4-workshops. Each workshop will be repeated in July. Workshops are developed for kids ages 6-12 years.

Click the calendar tab at the top of the page to view information about each workshop and to register. Registration for each week will open two-weeks prior to the workshop.

 

Adult DIY Workshops

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This year, adults can join in on the summer fun! Beginning July 8th, the Museum will have a weekly "Do-it-yourself" workshop on Saturdays in July. Each workshop will include a brief historical introduction to what is being made. All workshops are FREE and begin at 10:00am. Registration is required. Registrants should be 13 and older. Register through our website calendar.

July 8 - DIY Herbal Bath Salts & Bath Bombs

July 15 - DIY Stained Glass (Only for 16 and up)

July 22 - DIY Terrariums

July 29 - Modern Calligraphy

Click here to view a complete list of summer activities

Special Employee Art Exhibition

Town of Collierville Employee Art Exhibition

The Morton Museum is now accepting submissions from Town of Collierville employess who create art outside of work for a special Town Hall exhibition.

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On View, Collierville's Town Square: 1940 - 1950s

On view April 25 - July 22, 2017

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History Stroll Friday, June 30th and July 14th

The Museum's newest exhibit extends to the Town Sqaure with a two-part walking tour.

11:00am Pt. 1   The Square's Beginning

1:30pm Pt. 2 Town Square: 1940 - 1950s

Meet at the Gazebo. *Each tour is approx. 20 minutes.

Call 901-457-2650 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to schedule a group tour for this wonderful visiting exhibit.

Lunch n' Learn At The Morton Museum

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 July 13 at 11:00am - In honor of 100 years since World War I, a discussion of the Western Front now and then will be presented by Andrew Pouncey.

July 27 at 11:00am - The University of Memphis Earthquake Research Center will discuss the great quake of 1865 and talk about the seismology of the New Madrid Fault line.

August 10 at 11:00am - Jeremy Veldman of the Memphis Astronomical Society will talk about the highly anticipated total solar eclipse occurring on August 21st.

Join Us For Toddler Story Time

 EVERY FRIDAY AT 10:30AM

Click the Image to view this month's Story Time calendar

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    • Morton Museum of Collierville History Location:

      196 Main Street
      Collierville, TN 38017

      Tuesday–Saturday 10am – 4pm
      Closed Sunday, Monday, and Holidays
      Phone: 901-457-2650

      Admission: Always Free

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