Current exhibit

Poverty Point: A World Treasure

Exhibit runs: March 26, 2015 — May 22, 2015

Poverty-Point-invite-1Named last year as a UNESCO World Heritage Site (one of only 22 in the United States), Poverty Point is one of the world’s greatest archaeological treasures. The site is outstanding because of its widespread trade network and is the largest, most complex U.S archaeological site of its age. This educational exhibit will feature the photography of Jenny Ellerbe, the artwork of Martin Pate (on loan from the Louisiana Office of State Parks), and artifacts from the Poverty Point World Heritage Site (on loan from the Louisiana Office of State Parks and the Louisiana Division of Archaeology).

Opening Reception – Thursday, March 26, 2015. Remarks at 6 p.m. by Jenny Ellerbe and Diana Greenlee. $25 donation per person. Exhibit continues through May 22.

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News & events

OPOM Honor Tree Donation

Article posted November 26, 2014 at 11:59 AM

When making your list and checking it twice this holiday season, please keep The Old Post Office Museum in mind! Many people for whom you purchase gifts would truly appreciate a donation to The OPOM made in their name as a way to share in the good things happening at this unique local museum. Or, […]

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Old Post Office Museum open for visitors

Article posted August 2, 2013 at 4:25 PM

After years of planning and a renovation, the Old Post Office Museum opened its doors to the public Saturday, October 2, 2010. The grand opening, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the historic downtown post office, featured an exhibition by Winnsboro artist Margaret Mays Ellerman, said Winnsboro Main Street Manager Kay LaFrance-Knight. “We are going […]

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Hours of Operation
9:00 AM — 5:00 PM   |   Monday — Friday

Admission is free

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513 Prairie Street, Winnsboro, LA 71295
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