August Night at the Museum

Old State House Museum - Tuesday, July 23, 2019


Old State House Museum hosts Jurassic-themed Night at the Museum


LITTLE ROCK (July 16, 2019) — The Old State House Museum is paying homage to the prehistoric past at Night at the Museum on the museum’s iconic front lawn Thursday, Aug. 1, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Vendors will be selling food and alcoholic beverages for guests to enjoy while they mingle and participate in games and activities with a “Jurassic Arkansas” theme.

“This event gives adults a chance to experience the beauty of the museum in an informal setting after hours,” said Daniel Cockrell, the museum’s adult education and living history coordinator. “It is a low-stress, fun, inexpensive evening at a unique location right in the heart of downtown.”

The Arkansas State House Society, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the Old State House Museum and its programs, hosts Night at the Museum monthly from March to October for adults who are 21 and older.

Tickets are $5 and may be purchased at the gate or in advance at The museum can validate parking at the DoubleTree hotel; metered parking near the hotel is free after 6 p.m.

The Old State House Museum is located at 300 W. Markham St. in Little Rock. For more information, call (501) 324-9685 or visit


The Old State House Museum is a museum of the Department of Arkansas Heritage and shares the goal of all eight Department of Arkansas Heritage divisions, that of preserving and enhancing the heritage of the state of Arkansas. The agencies are Arkansas Arts Council, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, Arkansas State Archives, Delta Cultural Center in Helena, Historic Arkansas Museum, Mosaic Templars Cultural Center and the Old State House Museum.