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.
Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Science, Specialized
Crispin's Drug Store Museum is a recreation of a small town drug store from the 1880 to 1920 period. On display are fixtures, bottles, medicines and tools of the druggist.
Art, Culture, History, Library, Specialized
The William J. Marra Museum of Deaf History and Deaf Culture is housed in the building of the Deaf Cultural Center. The museum is filled with interactive displays, captioned videos and artifacts related to being Deaf in America. Included in the exhibits is a demonstration room, Living By the Eye, that showcases visual signaling devices; videos of signed "oral" histories from Deaf community members; and beautiful examples of De'VIA (Deaf View Image Art) by Deaf artists from across the country.
Culture, General, History, Library
We are the people of Western Kansas, descendants of the Native American, the soldier, homesteader, the farmer, the railroader, the teacher, and the entrepreneur. Our stories, beginning over 100 years ago, continue and are presented and preserved through the efforts of the High Plains Museum.
Archaeology, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, History, Historical Society, Library, Park
Lenexa's History Museum: antiques, photographs, family heirlooms, Legler Barn Quilters, information on Lenexa's origins and families, including a Lenexa History Library and Gift Shop are on exhibit.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library
Do you have ancestors or relatives that settled or lived in McPherson County, Kansas? If so, you have come to the right place to research your family history. The Archives holds a variety of records from Census to Probate Journals. Please check our online indices. We also can do research for you in the archives. Please review our research policys on how to order records. We would be happy to assist you.
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.
Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The Post Rock Scout Museum was created in 2004 by Kathie Crispin, a long-time member of Girl Scouts and collector of Girl Scouts memorabilia. The collection now on display in the museum also includes memorabilia from Girl Guides, Pioneer Girls, Camp Fire Girls, Girl Reserves, and Boy Scouts. The items in the museum are a combination of her own purchases and trades, and the donations from former scouts in her community and across the country.
Church, Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library, Military
Anyone interested in Republic County history is welcome to join us.
Art, Culture, Specialized
Located in Montezuma, Kansas, the Stauth Memorial Museum features the travel adventures of Claude and Donalda Stauth, long-time residents of southwest Kansas. Journey with the Stauth’s as you stroll through the permanent exhibit Around the World. The Stauth's traveled to 95 countries on six continents and collected many artifacts along the way. Not just your everyday souvenirs, but indigenous art and musical instruments, costumes, animal statues and tribal hunting weapons.