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Old Independence Regional Museum
380 S. Ninth Street, Batesville, AR 72501
870-793-2121

The building that houses the museum was constructed by the WPA in 1936 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. It has been restored, and opened as a museum in 1998. Its interior architecture is expansive and modern. Its exhibits are interpretive and educational.

The museum is open :

Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and designated Sundays --- only for programs at 2 p.m..

Closed Mondays, legal holidays, and Easter.

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Admission is:
Adults $5 Military $3
Seniors   55+ $3 Students $3
Children 6 - 12 $2 Under 5 free
Archival Research only $5

Group rates are available for groups of ten or more with a reservation.  Specialized group tours and group workshops are available with reservations but additional fees may apply.  Call for more information.

School Tours: Schools are encouraged to book tours, the average length of which is one hour and fifteen minutes. Call for more information.

Outside the museum is a Heritage Garden of native useful and medicinal plants.

See Heritage Garden Brochure
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