Baxter Springs, Kansas
Archaeology, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Science
The Baxter Springs Heritage Center & Museum, functioning under the Baxter Springs Historical Society, is dedicated to preserving and interpreting the rich regional history of Baxter Springs, Kansas.
Archaeology, Culture, General, History, Historical Society
The Coronado-Quivira Museum in Lyons is one of the best small museums in Kansas. Separate displays focus on early inhabitants, Spanish explorers, the Sante Fe Trail, and the coming of homesteaders and permanent settlers.
Part of the museum is in the old Carnegie Library, with most of the displays in the newer, adjacent structure.
Archaeology, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Anthropology, Archaeology, Science, University
The Lowell D. Holmes Museum of Anthropology is located in Neff Hall on the Campus of Wichita State University. The museum has two main functions; to support the educational mission of the Department of Anthropology and Wichita State University and to be a teaching museum operated by students enrolled in the university's Museum Studies Program. This program gives potential museum professionals hands-on experience in museum administration, operations, and exhibitions.
Archaeology, Art, Culture, History
The Indian Center Museum preserves and showcases the heritage of the Native American Tribes of North America. Exhibits of traditional artifacts and contemporary art depict the Native American cultures of the past and present.