& DISTRICT MUSEUM
Putting a Face to Our Past
The Bengough & District Museum
is the perfect destination for
those seeking a unique experience
in a rural setting.
Located in the heart of
this museum features artifacts and
collections that capture
the history of life in the area.
Visit & Enjoy
Farmer Coal Mining Park!
Explore the history and culture
of farmer-owned mines in the "Big Muddy" region
and surrounding areas of Bengough.
Enjoy a unique and educational experience as you learn
about the hardships the early settlers faced,
from using “cow chips” and mining coal for heat.
The Farmer Coal Mining Park is located along
Highway 34 in Bengough and it is separate from the museum.
Photos, maps, stories, and historical
documents are on display in the museum.