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The Great Museum Treasure Hunt is an event hosted each summer by the Cynthiana Harrison County Museum.

K-12 students are able to participate in the eight-week-long event!

This Weeks Artifact:

Come in on Friday or Saturday to find this artifact, answer questions, and earn a prize

Week 1 Artifact

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Flatboat Lantern

Last Week's Artifact

Q: Who owned this flatboat lantern?
---Maggie Eveleth Toadvine
Q: When did she live in Cynthiana/Oddville?
Q: What was the flatboat carrying that this lantern was used on?

We welcomed 40 students last week from all around Kentucky! This week's cookies and cash winner was Nathan Bossert, a sixth grader from Brooksville Kentucky!

Special thanks to our 2024 sponsors!

Cynthiana Democrat Logo
Leonos Logo
City National Bank Logo
Avis' Logo

How Does It Work?

2023 Hunt Recap

404 visits to the museum for the Hunt in 2023


41 new Persistent Pursuers


9 kids came all eight weeks

Winner of the GMTH '23 Grand Prize was Cooper Harney
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