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Boyhood Home & Museum of Major General Frederick Funston on
1860 on a homestead about five miles north of Iola, Kansas,
the home was moved in 1994 to the Iola City Square.
The home has been restored and features original furnishings
and items related to the historical travels of Frederick
Funston. Located at 14 South Washington in Iola, KS.
Humboldt Historical Museum
museum is housed in 5 buildings, one of which was built in
1867. Visit an 1800s house, one room schoolhouse, and
exhibits focused on agricultural industry and methods in
Located at the corner of Second and Neosho Streets in
Anderson County Museum
Housed in the old Longfellow School building,
the museum is focused on the history of early Anderson
County, Kansas. Featured are exhibits of historical
artifacts, household items, antiques, historical documents
and photos. Located at 6th Avenue and US Hwy 59 in
The Harris House
This fine brick mansion was constructed of handmade brick in
1888 by Peter Barndt and was purchased in 1920 by Dr.
Harris, remaining in the Harris family until 1980. The
Anderson County Historical Society has been restoring the
home and carriage house which is located behind the house
and contains an 1860 covered wagon along with many other
historical artifacts, buggies, and farm equipment.
Located at the corner of 4th Avenue and Vine Street in
Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum
233 North Terrace Street
Brown County Agriculture Museum
Reminiscent of a 1900 Kansas farm, visitors
will learn what life on a farm was like. Includes the
Anderson house, Windmill Lane, a blacksmith shop, antique
buggies, cars and tractors. Located at 301 E. Iowa in
Hiawatha, Kansas History and Historic Homes
Stop by the Chamber of Commerce at 602 Oregon
for a brochure to guide you on this tour of
turn-of-the-century homes in Hiawatha, Kansas.
Fort Scott National Historic Site
& Culture of Ft. Scott]
This historic fort was established in 1842 and
has seen many Indian conflicts and wars and was the
beginning of the town of Fort Scott, Kansas. There are
20 historic structures, a parade ground and a tallgrass
prairie at this historic site. Featuring self-guided
tours daily and seasonal living history events, the fort
allows visitors to take a step back in time. Located
at the intersection of US Hwy 69 and US Hwy 54 in downtown
Fort Scott, KS.
Augusta Kansas Historical Society
Features the Augusta Historical Museum and the C. N. James Log
Cabin which was a trading post built in 1868 and now operates as
a museum. It is one of two original log cabins still
remaining in Kansas. Located at 303 State in Augusta, KS.
Learn about the history of the oil industry in
Kansas. Located at 383 E. Central Avenue in El Dorado,
Towanda Area Historical Museum
Located inside the 1904 Masonic Lodge
Building, the museum offers many artifacts and pictures of the
past times of Towanda. Located at 401 Main Street in Towanda, KS.
Chase County Historical Society Museum and Library
Housed in the 1882 Chase County National Bank
building, the museum features historical artifacts, photos and
memorabilia related to the history of Chase County, Kansas.
The historical society library offers all newspapers published
in Chase County on microfilm along with many records and photos
available for research. Located at 301 Broadway in
Cottonwood Falls, KS.
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
Located in the
beautiful Flint Hills of Kansas, this preserve protects the
small remaining area of this once vast tallgrass ecosystem.
Cedar Vale Museum
618 Cedar in Cedar Vale, KS.
Emmett Kelly Museum
Housed in an 1896
Opera House in the town of his birth, the museum is devoted to
the memory of Emmett Kelly Sr. who brought joy and laughter to
people everywhere. Known as the World's most famous clown,
he lived his childhood years in Sedan. Located at 204 E.
Main Street in Sedan, KS.
Wee Kirk of the Valley Chapel
South of Cedar
Vale, Kansas is a tiny chapel (can only hold 12 people) on the
scenic road leading from Cedar Vale to Hewins, KS.
Baxter Springs Heritage Center and Museum
Focused on the history of Baxter Springs, the
museum offers extensive Civil War displays, artifacts of the
Native American tribes of the area, a Reference Room. The
Reference Room includes Baxter Springs newspapers from the 1800s
and the oldest Kansas City Council records.
740 East Avenue
Baxter Springs, KS
Big Brutus Museum
Mining history is
featured with emphasis on the enormous 16 story tall Big
Brutus, touted as the second largest electric shovel in the
world. Located 6 miles west of the junction of Kansas
7 and Kansas 102 near West Mineral, Kansas.
||Pioneer Krier Museum
Focused on the history of Clark County, KS.
430 W. 4th Avenue, Ashland, KS.
Brown Grand Theatre [History]
Located in Concordia, KS, this magnificent French Renaissance
theatre was built 1906-1907 by Colonel Napoleon Bonaparte Brown
at a cost of $40,000. It has been restored and the stage once
again serves the community.
Coffey County Historical Society and Museum
the heritage of Coffey County, Kansas, the museum features an
extensive antique doll collection, a restored 1896 one-room
schoolhouse, a restored 1895 church, a restored Conestoga wagon
and a genealogy library available for researchers.
Rental is available for weddings and other events. Located
Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum
History of Arkansas City, KS]
Dedicated to the history of the Cherokee Strip
Land Rush on September 16, 1893. Arkansas City was the
largest registration point for the race where over 110,000
people raced for a piece of land. For genealogy buffs,
there is a
genealogical library housed in the museum. Located at
31639 US 77 in Arkansas City, KS.
Devoted to the preservation of historical
documents, artifacts and genealogy records related to the
history of the Cowley County area. Located at 1011
Mansfield Street in Winfield, KS.
Decatur Last Indian Raid Museum
Decatur Last Indian Raid Museum on Facebook
The museum includes
14 buildings and a large collection of Indian artifacts.
Buildings include a 1922 school house, a doctor's office, an old
Phillips service station, a sod house, a general store and
others. Located at 258 S. Penn in Oberlin, KS.
Dickinson County Historical Museum [Heritage Center]
412 South Campbell
Abilene, Kansas 67410
The site features a history museum detailing life in the
Abilene, Kansas area along with a research center which
includes files of Dickinson County records and newspapers.
Located at 412 South Campbell in Abilene, KS.
A beautiful and rare 5 story Tuscan Villa built in 1880
located at 106 N. Vine St. in Abilene, Kansas.
Old Abilene Town
Includes a collection of Abilene historic buildings, allowing
one to step back in time to an earlier era in Kansas history.
Weekend activities include stagecoach rides, gunfights at the
Alamo Saloon, a WWII Generals Wax Museum along with a ride
aboard the Abilene Smoky Valley Railroad.
Iowa & Sac & Fox Mission
Housed in the 1845 Presbyterian Mission, you
will follow the historic emigration of the Great Lakes
Indians who were forced into Kansas in the 1800s and you
will learn about the history of these great Indian tribes
through exhibits. Located one mile north of U.S. 36
and two miles east of Highland Kansas.
Ellis County Historical Society Museum
take a step back in time to the frontier era in the main
gallery of the museum then on to the Saloon where they will
learn how to play the Old West card game of Faro. The
Harness Shop is an original store form the 1900s where
visitors will learn the story of early Ellis County
ranchers. The replica Volga German Haus relates the
history of the Volga Germans who settled in Ellis County.
Located at 100 West 7th Street in Hays, KS.
Fort Hays State Historic Site [History of Ft. Hays]
Finney County Historical Museum
Focused on the
preservation and interprepretation of Finney County history, the
museum features exhibits related to the settlement of Finney
County and a look into the early days of the county.
Visitors will find the 1890 Pleasant Valley One-Room Schoolhouse
and the 1884 Fulton House with it's lovely gardens outside the
museum on the grounds. Located at 403 S. 4th Street in
Garden City, KS.
A 38 Foot cross erected in 1975 in memoriam
of Francisco Vasquez de Coronado and his expedition in 1541.
Located 1 1/2 miles east of Fort Dodge.
Dodge City Boot Hill Museum [Dodge City History]
buildings depicting Dodge City in 1876 will bring the old west
to life, complete with gunfighters, Long Branch saloon girls
and chuckwagon dinners. Located on Front Street in Dodge
Fort Dodge [History of Ft. Dodge]
Fort Dodge was
built in 1865 on the Santa Fe Trail. It grew to be a
43,000 acre military post. After being abandoned by the
U.S. Army in 1882, the fort was given to the state of Kansas
for use as a
soldiers home, a purpose for which it is still used today.
The Fort Dodge Museum and Library are housed in an old stone
warehouse which served as part of Fort Dodge. Located 5
miles east of Dodge City, Kansas on highway 400.
Mueller - Schmidt House Museum [Virtual Tour]
Built in 1881, the
historic home has 22 inch limestone walls and still contains
some original furnishings. Featured are the history of
early pioneers in Dodge City, including Wyatt Earp, Bat
Masterson, Charles Rath, Robert M. Wright, Ham Bell and George
||Geary County Historical Museum
Old Depot Museum
Housed inside the old railroad depot, the museum
features artifacts and historical displays related to the
history of Ottawa and Franklin County. Located at 135 W.
Tecumseh Street in Ottawa, KS.
Grant County Historic Adobe Museum [History]
|Harvey County ||
Harvey County Historical Museum
The museum is dedicated to the preservation,
display and interpretation of the history of Harvey County,
Kansas. Housed inside the 1904 Carnegie Library, the
museum features artifacts, records and other objects related to
the history of Harvey County. The museum also operates the
1873 Kellas One-Room Schoolhouse and provide use of it free to
public and private school groups. A
research library is available for researchers. Located
at 203 N. Main Street in Newton, KS.
||Kingman County Museum
Housed inside the
1888 Kingman City Building, the museum features historic
artifacts and documents related to the history of Kingman
County, Kansas. On an outside wall, visitors will find two
Stan Herd murals. One depicting the flight of the first
Cessna airplane and the other is a stagecoach in memory of the
Cannonball Stage which ran through Kingman County at one time.
Located at 400 N. Main Street in Kingman, KS.
Santa Fe Depot (Temporarily
Built 1910-1911, it
has been restored and today houses the Cannonball Welcome Center
and a railroad museum. Located at 201 E. Sherman in
Iron Horse Museum
The Iron Horse Museum holds a collection of
railroad memorabilia. Housed in a replica of a "Katy"
(Missouri, Kansas & Texas) line depot, circa 1900, the interior
is a contemporary space arranged for accessible viewing. A
MK&T locomotive and a caboose are on display on the grounds.
Operated by the Ironhorse Historical Society, the museum is
located west of the Parsons Historical Museum on the U.S.
Highway 160 (Corning) bypass at South 18th Street in Parsons, KS.
Parsons Historical Society Museum
Historical Museums maintains a fine collection that is open to
the public six months of the year. Exhibits trace the
development of Parsons from its beginnings through the present
day. The museum records every day life in different eras
of history, in addition to showing how world events affected the
City of Parsons. Located on the corner of 18th and Corning
in Parsons, Kansas.
First City Museum
Frontier Army Museum at Fort Leavenworth
The museum was first established in 1939 while
the collection of artifacts and exhibits has continued to grow
and now houses a fine collection of 19th century military
artifacts as well as displaying the culture and history of
Frontier Army Soldiers. Special events offer a living
history with re-enactments. Located at 100 Reynolds
Avenue in Leavenworth, KS.
Leavenworth County Historical Society Museum
[Carroll Mansion History] [Tour of Historic Homes]
National Fred Harvey House Museum [History]
The 1869 Rim
Rock house is home to the museum and features information
about Fred Harvey and his achievements and contributions to
civilizing the great American Southwest. Currently,
the house is undergoing restoration and is not open for
tours. Call 913-682-1866 to arrange a special tour.
Located at 624 Olive Street in Leavenworth.
Parker Carousel Museum [History]
features restored carousels including a 1913 Carousel, a
1950s carousel and a primitive wooden carousel built ca
1850-1860. Visitors may ride on some of the carousels.
Rentals are available for parties. Located at 320 S.
Esplanade in Leavenworth, KS.
Tonganoxie Historical Society and Museum
Focused on the
history of Tonganoxie and the surrounding area.
Collections include artifacts and historical items related
to the Delaware Indians, the early beginnings of Tonganoxie,
school life and the farming industry of the area. The
museum is housed in the Fairchild / Knox milk parlor.
It is open seasonally from April through October. Also
of interest at this site is the
Honey Valley Schoolhouse which is also operated by the
Tonganoxie Historical Society. Located at 201 W.
Washington in Tonganoxie, KS.
Butterfield Trail Museum
Housed in the old
Logan County courthouse, the museum offers artifacts related to
the history of the Butterfield Trail as well as some fossils
from the Cretaceous Period which abound in this area of Kansas.
Located off of K-25 in Russell Springs, KS.
Fick Fossil and History Museum
The collection of fossils is completely
genuine, no reproductions. They were collected mostly from
the Monuments Rocks region of Logan, Scott, Gove and Lane
counties in Kansas. The collection does include dinosaurs.
The museum also offers historic exhibits such as the 1886 Oakley
depot replica, the Prather Creamery, General Store and a
700 West 3rd Street
in Oakley, Kansas.
Lyon County Museum & Historical Society
The Lyon County
history museum focuses on the preservation, exhibition and
interpretation of the unique heritage of Lyon County, Kansas.
Located at 118 E. Sixth Avenue, Emporia, KS.
The Mennonite Settlement Museum
The Memmonite Settlement Museum on FaceBook
Life of early Russian and Polish refugee
Mennonites who settled in Hillsboro are represented in the
Peter Paul Loewen House and the
Jacob Friesen Mill. The museum honors the history of
two villages, Hoffhungsthal and Gnadenau. For information,
stop at the Hillsboro Museums Visitor Center located at 501 Ash
William F. Schaeffler House Museum on FaceBook
The historic home was
built in 1909 in the Edwardian Queen Anne style. Tours are
Old Mill Museum
Old Mill Museum on Facebook
Swan River Museum
Operated by the
Miami County Historical Society, the museum features Native
American and pioneer artifacts, antique household items, vintage
clothing and a research library. Located at 12 E. Peoria
in Paola, KS.
Brown Mansion [The
Erected in 1906, this beautiful home contains
original furnishings, real tiffany glasswork, and hand painted
canvas wall coverings. Available for tours, special events
and weddings. Located on the corner of South Walnut &
Eldridge in Coffeyville, KS.
Dalton Defenders Museum
Devoted to the memory of the Dalton Defenders,
some of whom lost their lives protecting Coffeyville from the
renowned Dalton Gang. The museum features exhibits of
early Coffeyville history, historical artifacts and photos
related to the Dalton Raid and mementos of Wendell Wilkie and
Baseballer Walter Johnson, both of Coffeyville. Located at
113 E. Eighth Street in Coffeyville, KS.
Independence Historical Museum
& Art Center
Focused on the history of the community of
Independence, the museum features 20 rooms of historical
artifacts and exhibits, an art gallery and continuing education
for the community. The museum is currently working on
The Landon Center which will be located inside the restored
Alf Landon house. The museum is located at 123 N. 8th in
Bancroft Depot Museum [History]
||Martin & Osa Johnson Safari Museum
Fort Larned National Historic Site
[History of Ft. Larned]
Beecher Bible and Rifle Church
Erection of this
church was complete in 1862 and they are still holding services
The Columbian Theatre
Serving as a
theatre for vaudeville, drama, masque balls and concerts since
1893, the theatre is beautifully adorned. Later it was
used as movie theatre and then abandoned from 1851-1989.
Today is has been saved, restored and is a splendor to behold.
Located at 521 Lincoln Avenue in Wamego, Kansas.
The Oz Museum
Displaying one of the largest private collections
of Oz land memorabilia in the world, the museum is located at
511 Lincoln in downtown Wamego, KS.
Rock Creek Valley Historical Society Museum
The museum is actually a complex of 5 buildings
which include the main museum building, a 2 story log cabin, the
historic stone church, an annex for large machinery and the
Wiziarde Barn. Visitors will learn about early settlers
and the development of this historic region of Kansas.
Located at 507 Burkman Street in Westmoreland, KS.
Wamego Historical Society & Museum
Sitting on the eastern edge
Wamego City Park, is a museum, a one-room schoolhouse, a log
cabin and old jail. Overlooking the City Park, another
point of interest is an old
1879 Dutch Mill which has been moved to the area from the
Schonhoff farm (about 12 miles north of Wamego). The mill
has recently been restored to working order and today fresh
ground flour and corn meal are available.
Visit at the corner of East 4th and Ash Streets
in Wamego, KS.
Pratt County Historical Museum
212 S. Ninnescah, Pratt, KS 67124
Phone: (620) 672-7874
Kansas Underground Salt Museum
Visit the Carey Salt Mine 650 feet below ground.
It is the only museum inside a working salt mine in the U.S.
Located at Avenue G & Airport Road in Hutchinson, KS.
Pawnee Indian Village State Historic Site
Step back in time to learn about the life of the
Pawnee Indians. Located 8 miles north of US Hwy 36 on K-22
in Republic, KS.
Republic County Historical Society Museum [Photos]
contains historical artifacts related to the history and early
settlement of Republic County. Located on US HWY 36 in
artifacts and antiques from the early years in Scandia, the
museum also offers many records, newspapers and genealogical
documents related to the early homestead families of Scandia,
Kansas. Located on Main Street in Scandia, KS.
Coronado Quivera Museum
Coronado Quivera Museum on Facebook
The museum is focused on the early inhabitants
of Lyons, the spanish explorers, homesteaders and the Santa Fe
Trail. Located at 105 West Lyon adjacent to the old
Carnegie Library in Lyons, KS.
Riley County Historical Museum
Learn about the peoples and history of the
settlement of Riley County, Kansas. View exhibits related
to the Tallgrass Prairie of Kansas. Located at 2309
Claflin Road in Manhattan, KS.
Kansas Barbed Wire Museum
of Barbed Wire]
Barbed wire, in fact was an important
commodity on the early Kansas prairies. Learn more about
it at this museum devoted to it's early history.
120 W. 1st Street
McCracken Historical Museum
Housed in the old
city jail, the museum offers exhibits of items related to the
history of McCracken, Kansas as well as information about the
movie "Paper Moon" which was filmed in the area. Located
on Main Street in McCracken, KS.
Nekoma Bank Museum
Dedicated to the
history of banking in rural America.
Post Rock Museum
Housed in the 1883
homestead of Dan Haley, the museum is built of native stone.
Exhibits in the museum are related to the quarry of native stone
by early pioneers and the culture of the early settlers.
Located at 202 W. 1st Street in LaCrosse, KS.
Rush County Historical Museum
Housed in the
former Timken Santa Fe Depot, collections include artifacts and
antiques related to the pioneer life of early settlers in Rush
County, Kansas. Located at 202 W. 1st Street in LaCrosse,
Garden of Eden
Created by S. P.
Dinsmoor who in fact is encased in a glass coffin in the
strangest of gardens which contain over 150 cement
sculptures. Located at the corner of 2nd and Kansas
Streets in Lucas, KS.
Oil Patch Museum
information about the oil industry and it's early development in
Kansas. Located at 100 Edwards Avenue in Russell, KS.
||Smoky Hill Museum
Located in Salina, Kansas, this regional
history museum containing artifacts related to the history
of the Salina area. This large collection has been
growing since 1879.
211 W. Ilron
Salina, KS 67401
El Quartelejo Museum
The museum is focused on the history of the Scott
County area and includes many exhibits of fossils. A
Pueblo Indian display, early Indian scenes and a Pioneer
homestead round out the historical displays offered.
Located at 902 W. 5th in Scott City, KS.
El Cuartelejo Pueblo Ruins [More
Historic Landmark, it is an archeological dig which has
uncovered a pueblo ruin dating from 1650 to 1750 A.D. and is
thought to have been constructed by the Taos Indians from New
Mexico. Located inside
Scott County State Park.
Scott State Park [Pueblo
Offers the most rugged scenery in Kansas and Lake Scott, an
oasis in the Kansas prairies. Located
within the park, is the 1894
Herbert Steele pioneer home and the El Quartelejo Ruins, depicting the Taos and Picurie
Indians pueblo settlement which was located here in the early
1600s. Location is 520 W. Scott Lake Drive in Scott
Museum of World Treasures [Exhibits]
One of America's most
exciting museums with exhibitions of
12 authentic dinosaurs including IVAN, one of the top 3
T-Rex's in the world. Also, see 2 Egyptian Royal mummies,
Roman and Greek antiquities, autographed letters of all 42
U.S. Presidents and many Kings and Queens, each framed with
pictures, and an extensive Mayan and Aztec collection. A
large section of the museum houses exhibitions of the
Revolutionary War, the Civil War, WW I and WW II, etc. A
superb U.S. Sports Museum and Movie Star gallery are also
Located at 835 E. 1st Street in Old Town,
Old Cowtown Museum - Recommended by editor!
Includes a very large collection
of old buildings moved to site, representing a town.
People in authentic dress work in buildings and provide tours.
It is a great experience. Visit when weather is cooler.
Sedgwick County Historical Museum
Focused on the
collection, preservation of artifacts and materials related
to the early history of Sedgewick County, Kansas. The
museum is housed inside the 1892 City Building located at
204 S. Main in Wichita, KS.
(Seward County Historical Museum)
Built in 1907,
this replica of the house from the Wizard of Oz captures
that feeling of "No Place Like Home". Located in the
same area is
The Land of Oz. Providing over 5000 square feet of
animation including Munchkins, winged monkeys, Dorothy, the
Scarecrow, the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion, Toto and other
characters from the 1939 movie, this is especially great fun
for Oz lovers. Located on East Cedar in Liberal,
Old Shawnee Town
Exploring the history
Shawnee from the time it was inhabited by Indians to present
day. Located at 11501 W. 57th Street in Shawnee, KS.
Cottonwood Ranch Historic Site
Cherokee Strip Center
& Names of Participants in the 1893 Cherokee Strip Land Run]
chronicles the history of the Caldwell, Kansas area and the 1893
Cherokee Strip Land Run. Located at 2 North Main in
Chisholm Trail Museum
Housed in the 1916 Hatcher Hospital building,
the museum occupies 3 stories containing artifacts, photos and
memorabilia related to the history and life in the Sumner
County, Kansas area. Located across from the Sumner County
Courthouse at 502 N. Washington in
Mulvane Historical Museum [Mulvane
Mulvane Historical Museum on FaceBook
Housed in the former 1910 Santa Fe Train
Depot, the museum is operated by the Mulvane Historical Society.
Displays include railroad items and memorabilia, WWI and WWII
artifacts and a large collection of Vaseline glass.
Located 300 W. Main Street in Mulvane, KS.
Salter House Museum
Located inside the
1884 home of Susanna Madora Salter (member of the Women's
Christian Temperance Union & first woman to be elected Mayor in
the United States), the home has been restored and contains time
period furnishings. Located at the corner of Osage &
Garfield in Argonia, KS.
Prairie Museum of Art and History
Visit this cultural center on the High Plains
of Kansas which covers 24 acres containing 6 historic structures
including the 1936
The Lone Star Presbyterian Church, a well preserved
sod house, a
one room school house, and the 1930s
Eller House. Operated by the Thomas County Historical
Society, on the property, you will find the County Library and
Archives. Located at 1905 S. Franklin in Colby, KS.
Historical Homes of Trego County
Offering a large
collection of memorabilia related to the early agricultural life
of rural America, the park portrays "life on the farm" from the
1800s all the way through the 1960s. Located at 103 S.
Main Street in Alta Vista, KS.
Alma - City of Native Stone Walking Tour
Wabaunsee County Historical Museum
County Early History] [Exhibits]
Dedicated to the
history of Wabaunsee County and operated by the historical
society, the museum is housed in a beautiful native stone
building erected in the early 1900s. It is across the
street from Palenske Hall which now houses a library including a
genealogy department. Located at 3rd & Missouri Streets in
at Fort Wallace] [Photos]
There are actually
several historic structures and the old Ft. Wallace Post
Cemetery within this museum. Early visitors to Fort
Wallace included Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill, William
Comstock and George Armstrong Custer. View the barbwire
statues in the Sunderland-Poe building and see the oldest
building in Western Kansas. Known as the Pond Creek
Stagecoach Station, it was built in 1865 and was part of the
Butterfield Overland Dispatch. Located on Highway 40 in
Washington County Museum & Log Cabin
Learn about the history of Washington County
through exhibits and display. The 1882 Pacha family log
cabin was moved from near Odell, Nebraska in 1970 and restored
in Washington City Park. Located at 206 Ballard in
Museum of the Great Plains [Photos]
Operated by the Wichita County Historical
Society, the museum is located in the old Shallow Water Train
Depot. The museum holds artifacts related to early history
in Wichita County along with the extensive
railroad collection of Richard L. George. Located in
Woodson County Historical Museum
The museum has exhibits of artifacts and
memorabilia related to the early history of Woodson County.
Historical structures include an 1868 log cabin and the New York
Valley Church and School. Located at 201 East Mary in
Yates Center, KS.
||National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame [Tours]
Dedicated to the
history of agriculture and achievements made by farmers in the
United States. 630 Hall of Fame Drive in Bonner Springs,
Strawberry Hill Museum
Housed in a lovely
1887 Queen Anne style house, the museum offers exhibits related
to the history of immigrants and their impact on the culture of
Kansas City. Located at 720 North 4th Street in Kansas
Wyandotte County Historical Museum
Preserving and displaying the history of
Wyandotte County. Location is 631 North 126th Street in
Bonner Springs, Kansas.
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