Local museums, attractions celebrate National Tourism Week


National Tourism Week will be celebrated May 4-12 in Pine Bluff, the Pine Bluff Convention & Visitors Bureau announced in a news release.

The bureau is encouraging citizens to visit attractions in Pine Bluff during the week — including the city’s museums and other locations.

During National Tourism Week, buckets will be placed at several area attractions where visitors can enter to win a $300 gift card. A drawing for the gift card will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, on radio station KTRN, 104.5 FM.

Participating museums and attractions are:

• Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame, Pine Bluff Convention Center, 870-536-7600

• Arkansas Railroad Museum, 1700 Port Road, 870-535-8819

• Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 Main Street, 870-546-3375

• Delta Rivers Nature Center, 1400 Black Dog Drive, 870-534-0011

• Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Historical Museum, 201 E. Fourth Ave., 870-541-5402

• The Martha Mitchell House, Fourth Avenue and Elm Street, 870-535-4973

• University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Museum and Cultural Center, 1200 N. University Ave., 870-575-8236.

For more information, contact the Pine Bluff Convention Center & Visitors Bureau at 870-536-7600 or email pbinfo@pinebluff.com.