Campbell County’s budget is expected to decline the next few years, and like many other county departments, the Campbell County Rockpile Museum is looking at ways to increase its revenue.

The museum is free of charge to visitors, but the museum board had been talking about having some kind of admission fee, and they brought it up to the commissioners at a quarterly museum board meeting this week.

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