Museums in Kansas

Name Location Region Area of study
1950s All-Electric Shawnee Northeast Historic house
Abilene Fashion Museum Abilene Northeast Textile
Ag Heritage Park Alta Vista Topeka metro Agriculture
Albany Museum (Kansas) Sabetha   Open air
Alice C. Sabatini Gallery Topeka Topeka metro Art
Allen County Museum Iola   Local history
Allen-Lambe House Wichita South Central Historic house
Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum Atchison Northeast Biographical
Anderson County Museum Garnett East-Central Local history
Atchison County Historical Museum Atchison Northeast Local history
Atchison Rail Museum Atchison Northeast Railroad
Augusta Historical Museum Augusta South Central Local history
Bancroft Depot Museum Bancroft Northeast Local history
Barton County Historical Society Museum and Village Great Bend   Open air
Basehor Historical Museum Basehor Northeast Local history
Baxter Springs Heritage Center & Museum Baxter Springs Southeast Local history
Benson Museum Howard   Local history
Bethel College Fine Arts Center Newton   Art
Big Brutus West Mineral Southeast Industry
Big Well Museum Greensburg   History
Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery Lindsborg North Central Art
Booth Family Hall of Athletics Lawrence Northeast Sports
Boot Hill Museum Dodge City Southwest Local history
Brown County Agriculture Museum Hiawatha   Agriculture
Brown County Museum Hiawatha   Local history
Brown Mansion Coffeyville Southeast Historic house
Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site Topeka Topeka metro History
Bukovina Society Headquarters and Museum Ellis Northwest Ethnic
Burlingame Schuyler Museum Burlingame Topeka metro Local history
Burns Community Museum Burns   Local history
Bushton Museum Bushton   Local history
Buster Keaton Museum Shawnee   Biographical
Butterfield Trail Historical Museum Russell Springs Northwest Local history
Carnegie Arts Center Goodland Northwest Art
Carona Depot Complex Carona   Railroad
Carry A. Nation Home and Museum Medicine Lodge South Central  
Carroll Mansion Leavenworth Northeast Historic house
Cassoday Historical Museum Cassoday   Local history
Cedar Vale Museum Cedar Vale   Local history
Central States Scout Museum Larned Southwest Scouting
Chanute Historical Society Museum Chanute Southeast Local history
Chase County Historical Society Museum and Library Cottonwood Falls Southeast Local history
Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum Arkansas City South Central History
Cherokee Strip Museum Caldwell   Local history
Chetopa Historical Museum Chetopa   Local history
Cheyenne County Museum St. Francis Northwest Local history
Children's Museum of Kansas City Kansas City Northeast Children's
Chisholm Trail Museum Wellington   Local history
Clay County Museum Clay Center Northeast Local history
Clearwater Historical Society Museum Clearwater   Local history
Clendening History of Medicine Library and Museum Kansas City Northeast Medical
Clifton Community Historical Society Museum Clifton   Local history
Cloud County Historical Museum Concordia   Local history
Clyde Community Museum Clyde   Local history
Coffey County Historical Society Museum Burlington East-Central Local history
Coffeyville Aviation Heritage Museum Coffeyville Southeast Aviation
Cole House Museum Moundridge   Historic house
Columbian Theatre, Museum & Art Center Wamego Art Multiple
Columbus Museum (Kansas) Columbus Southeast Local history
Comanche County Museum Coldwater   Local history
Combat Air Museum Topeka Topeka metro Aviation
Constitution Hall State Historic Site Lecompton Northeast History
Coronado Museum Liberal Southwest Local history
Coronado-Quivira Museum Lyons   Local history
Cottonwood Ranch State Historic Site Studley Northwest Historic house
Coutts Memorial Museum of Art El Dorado South Central Art
Cowley County Historical Museum Winfield   Local history
Crawford County Historical Museum Pittsburg   Local history
Crispin's Drug Store Museum Lincoln   Medical
Cunningham Museum Cunningham   Local history
Dane G. Hansen Museum Logan Northwest Art
Dalton Defenders Museum Coffeyville Southeast Local history
Dalton Gang Hideout Meade Southwest History
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead Overland Park Northeast Open air
Decatur County Last Indian Raid Museum Oberlin   Local history
Deines Cultural Center Russell North Central Art
Delphos Museum Delphos   Local history
Derby Historical Museum Derby   Local history
Dietrich Cabin Ottawa East-Central Historic house
Dole Institute of Politics Lawrence Northeast History
Dorothy's House Liberal Southwest Media
Douglass Historical Museum Douglass   Local history
Edwards County Historical Society Museum Kinsley   Local history
Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum Abilene Northeast Biographical
Ellis County Historical Society Museum Hays Northwest Open air
Ellis Railroad Museum Ellis Northwest Railroad
El Quartelejo Museum Scott City   Local history
Emmett Kelly Museum Sedan   Biographical
Ennis-Handy House Goodland Northwest Historic house
Ensor Park and Museum Olathe Northeast Historic house
Epsten Gallery Overland Park Northeast Art
Erman B. White Gallery El Dorado South Central Art
Evah C. Cray Historical Home Museum Atchison Northeast Historic house
Exploration Place Wichita South Central Science
Fick Fossil and History Museum Oakley Northwest Natural history
Finney County Historical Museum Garden City Southwest Local history
First City Museum Leavenworth Northeast Local history
First Territorial Capitol State Historic Site Fort Riley Northeast History
Fort Bissell Museum Phillipsburg   Open air
Fort Harker (Kansas) Kanopolis North Central Military
Fort Hays State Historic Site Hays Northwest Military
Fort Larned National Historic Site Larned Southwest Military
Fort Riley Fort Riley Northeast Military
Fort Scott National Historic Site Fort Scott Southeast Military
Fort Wallace Museum Wallace   Local history
Fossil Station Museum Russell North Central History
Frank Walker Museum Stockton   Local history
Fromme-Birney "Round" Barn Mullinville   Agriculture
Frontier Army Museum Fort Leavenworth Northeast Military
Galena Mining and Historical Museum Galena Southeast Mining
Galva Historical Museum Galva   Local history
Garden of Eden Lucas North Central Art
Gardner Historical Museum Gardner    
Geary County Museum & Historical Society Junction City   Local history
Geneseo City History Museum Geneseo   Local history
Gernon House Russell North Central Historic house
Goodnow House State Historic Site Manhattan Northeast Historic house
Graham County Historical Society Museum Hill City   Local history
Grant County Museum Ulysses Southwest Local history
Grassroots Art Center Lucas North Central Art
Great Overland Station Topeka Topeka metro Railroad
Great Plains Nature Center Wichita South Central Natural history
Great Plains Transportation Museum Wichita South Central Railway
Greenwood County Historical Museum Eureka Southeast Local history
Grenola Elevator Museum Grenola   Local history
Greyhound Hall of Fame Abilene Northeast Hall of fame
Grinter Place State Historic Site Kansas City Northeast Historic house
Halstead Heritage Museum & Depot Halstead   Local history
Hamilton County Museum Syracuse   Local history
Harold M. Freund American Museum of Baking Manhattan Northeast Food
Harris House Garnett East-Central Historic house
Harvey County Historical Museum Newton   Local history
Harvey House Museum Florence Southeast Local history
Haskell County Historical Museum Sublette Southwest Local history
Haun Museum Jetmore   Local history
Herington Historical Museum Herington   Local history
Heritage Center of Dickinson County Abilene Northeast Open air
Heym-Oliver House Russell North Central Historic house
Highbanks Hall of Fame National Midget Auto Racing Museum Belleville North Central Automotive
High Plains Museum Goodland Northwest Local history
Historical Museum of Anthony Anthony South Central Local history
Hodgden House Museum Ellsworth North Central Open air
Hoisington Historical Museum Hoisington   Local history
Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site Hanover Northeast History
Humboldt Historical Museum Humboldt   Open air
Independence Historical Museum Independence   Local history
Iron Horse Museum Parsons   Railroad
Jackson County Historical Society Museum Holton Topeka metro Local history
Jewell County Historical Society Museum Mankato   Local history
John Brown Museum State Historic Site Osawatomie East-Central History
Johnson County Museum of History (Kansas) Shawnee Northeast Local history
Johnston Geology Museum Emporia East-Central Geology
Kansas African American Museum Wichita South Central African American
Kansas Auto Racing Museum Chapman   Automotive
Kansas Aviation Museum Wichita South Central Aviation
Kansas Barbed Wire Museum La Crosse   Commodity
Kansas City Jewish Museum Eppink Gallery Emporia East-Central Art
Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center Hutchinson South Central Aerospace
Kansas Cowboy Hall of Fame Dodge City Southwest Hall of fame
Kansas Firefighters Museum Wichita South Central Firefighting
Kansas Learning Center for Health Halstead South Central Medical
Kansas Motorcycle Museum Marquette Central Transportation
Kansas Museum of History Topeka Topeka metro History
Kansas Museum of Military History Augusta Wichita metro Military
Kansas Oil Museum El Dorado South Central Industry
Kansas Oil and Gas Hall of Fame & Museum Great Bend   Industry
Kansas Regional Prisons Museum Lansing   Law enforcement
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame Wichita South Central Sports
Kansas State Archives & Library Topeka Topeka metro History
Kansas State Capitol Topeka Topeka metro History
Kansas State University Historic Costume and Textile Museum Manhattan Northeast Textile
Kansas State University Insect Zoo Manhattan Northeast Natural history
Kauffman Museum North Newton South Central History
Kaw Mission State Historic Site Council Grove Southeast Native American
Kearny County Historical Museum Lakin Southwest Open air
Kellas School Newton   School
Keystone Gallery Oakley Northwest Natural history
Kingman County Museum Kingman   Local history
Koester House Museum Marysville Northeast Historic house
LaCygne Historical Society LaCygne   Local history
Lawrence Arts Center Lawrence Northeast Art
Land of Oz (Museum) Liberal Southwest Media
Lane County Historical Museum Dighton Southwest Local history
Lanesfield School Historic Site Edgerton Northeast School
Lane University & Territorial Capital Museum Lecompton Northeast History
Lansing Historical Museum Lansing   Law enforcement
Legler Barn Museum Lenexa Northeast Local history
Lincoln County Historical Complex Lincoln   Open air
Linn County Museum Pleasanton East-Central Local history
Logan Area Historical Museum Logan Northwest Local history
Lowell D. Holmes Museum of Anthropology Wichita South Central Anthropology
Lyon County Historical Museum Emporia East-Central Local history
Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Historic Site Olathe Northeast Historic house
Major General Frederick Funston Home Iola   Biographical
Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art Manhattan Northeast Art
Marion City Museum Marion Southeast Local history
Marshall County Historic Courthouse Museum Marysville Northeast Local history
Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum Chanute Southeast Biographical
Marysville Doll Museum Marysville Northeast Doll
McCormick-Deering Days Museum Inman   Local history
McPherson Museum McPherson North Central Local history
McPherson County Old Mill Museum Lindsborg North Central Open air
Meade County Historical Museum Meade Southwest Local history
Mem-Erie Museum Erie   Local history
Mennonite Heritage Museum Goessel Southeast Open air
Mennonite Settlement Museum Hillsboro Southeast Historic house
Mid-America Air Museum Liberal Southwest Aviation
Mid-America All-Indian Center Wichita South Central Native American
Mine Creek Battlefield State Historic Site Pleasanton Southeast Military
Mitchell County Museum Beloit North Central Local history
W.H. Morgan House Peabody Southeast Historic house
Morton County Historical Society Museum Elkhart Southwest Local history
Mound City Historic Park Mound City East-Central Open air
Moundridge Depot Museum Moundridge   Railroad
Mueller-Schmidt House Museum Dodge City Southwest Historic house
Mulvane Art Museum Topeka Topeka metro Art
Mulvane Historical Museum Mulvane   Local history
Museum of Crawford County Girard   Local history
Museum of Independent Telephony Abilene Northeast Open air
Museum of the Kansas National Guard Topeka Topeka metro Military
Museum of World Treasures Wichita South Central Multiple
Museum of the Great Plains (Kansas) Leoti Southwest Local history
National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame Bonner Springs Northeast Agriculture
National Glass Museum Wellington Southwest American Made Glass
National Fred Harvey Museum Leavenworth Northeast Historic house
National Orphan Train Complex Concordia   History
Native American Heritage Museum State Historic Site Highland Northeast Native American
Nehama County Historical Museum Seneca Northeast Local history
Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art Overland Park Northeast Art
Ness County Historical Museum Ness City   School
Nicodemus National Historic Site Nicodemus   African American
Norman #1 Museum Neodesha Southeast Local history
Norton County Museum Norton Northwest Local history
Oil Patch Museum Russell North Central Industry
Old Castle Museum Baldwin City Northeast Local history
Old Cowtown Museum Wichita South Central Living
Old Depot Museum Ottawa East-Central Local history
Old Jail Museum Iola   Jail
Old Prairie Town at Ward Meade Historic Site Topeka Topeka metro Open air
Original Pony Express Home Station No. 1 Museum Marysville Northeast Transportation
Osage County Museum Lyndon Topeka metro Local history
Osawatomie History Museum Osawatomie East-Central Local history
Osborne County Historical Museum Osborne   Local history
Oswego Historical Museum & Log Cabin Oswego   Local history
Ottawa County Historical Museum Minneapolis North Central Local history
Oz Museum Wamego   Media
Palmer Museum Jewell   Local history
Paradise Doll Hospital & Museum Towanda   Doll
Parker Carousel Museum Leavenworth Northeast Amusement
Parker Museum Parker   Local history
Parsons Historical Museum Parsons   Local history
Paul Boyer Museum of Animated Carvings Belleville North Central Art
Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site Republic North Central Native American
Peabody Historical Library Museum Peabody Southeast Local history
Peabody Printing Museum Peabody Southeast Technology
Pioneer-Krier Museum Ashland Southwest Local history
Pony Express Museum (Kansas) Seneca Northeast Transportation
Post Rock Scout Museum Lincoln   History
Prairie Museum of Art and History Colby Northwest Multiple
Pratt County Historical Museum Pratt South Central Local history
Quayle Rare Bible Collection Baldwin City Northeast Literary
Rawlins County Historical Museum Atwood Northwest Local history
Red Barn Studio Museum Lindsborg North Central Art
Republic County Historical Society Museum Belleville North Central Local history
Reno County Museum Hutchinson South Central Local history
Richmond Community Museum Richmond   Local history
Riley County Historical Museum Manhattan Northeast Local history
Rock Creek Valley Historical Society Museum Complex Westmoreland   Open air
Roebke Memorial Museum Holton Topeka metro Historic house
Roniger Memorial Museum Cottonwood Falls Southeast Native American
Rush County Historical Society LaCrosse   Multiple
Salina Art Center Salina North Central Art
Salter House Museum Argonia South Central Historic
Santa Fe Depot Kingman   Railroad
Santa Fe Trail Center Larned Southwest Open air
Santa Fe Trail Museum (Kansas) Ingalls   Local history
Scandia Museum Scandia North Central Local history
Scotty's Classic Car Museum Arma Southeast Automotive
Shafer Gallery Great Bend   Art
Shaffer Museum Moline   Local history
Schmidt Museum of Natural History Emporia East-Central Natural history
Seelye Mansion Abilene Northeast Historic house
Shawnee Indian Mission State Historic Site Fairway Northeast History
Shawnee Town Museum Shawnee   Open air
Sheridan County Historical Society & Mickey’s Museum Hoxie Northwest Local history
Smoky Hill Museum Salina North Central Local history
Souders Historical Museum Cheney   Open air
Spencer Museum of Art Lawrence Northeast Art
Stafford County Historical Museum Stafford South Central Local history
Stanton County Museum Johnson Southwest Open air
Stauth Memorial Museum Montezuma Southwest Cultural
Sternberg Museum of Natural History Hays Northwest Natural history
Stevens County Gas & Historical Museum Hugoton Southwest Open air
St. Marys Historical Society Pay Station & Museum Complex St. Marys   Local history
Strang Carriage House Overland Park Kansas City Metro Local history
Strataca Hutchinson South Central Mining
Strawberry Hill Museum and Cultural Center Kansas City Northwest Cultural
Swan River Museum Paola East-Central Local history
Topeka Computing Museum Topeka Topeka metro Technology
Tonganoxie Community Historical Society and Museum Tonganoxie   Open air
Towanda Area Historical Museum Towanda   Local history
Trading Post Museum Trading Post East-Central Local history
Trego County Museum WaKeeney Northwest Local history
Ulrich Museum of Art Wichita South Central Art
University of Kansas Natural History Museum Lawrence Northeast Natural history
Valley Center Historical Museum Valley Center   Local history
Valley Falls Historical Society Museum Valley Falls Topeka metro Local history
Wabaunsee County Historical Museum Alma Topeka metro History
Wakefield Museum (Kansas) Wakefield   Local history
Waller-Coolbaugh 20th Century House Stockton   Historic house
Walter P. Chrysler Boyhood Home & Museum Ellis Northwest Biographical
Wamego City Park and Museum Complex Wamego Northeast Open air
Warkentin House Newton   Historic house
Washington County Museum (Kansas) Washington   Local history
Watkins Community Museum of History Lawrence Northeast Local history
Wichita Art Museum Wichita South Central Art
Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum Wichita South Central Local history
Wilcox Classical Museum Lawrence Northeast Art
William Allen White House State Historic Site Emporia East-Central Biographical
William F. Schaeffler House Hillsboro Southeast Historic house
William J. Marra Museum of Deaf History & Deaf Culture Olathe Northeast Culture
Wilson County Historical Museum Fredonia Southeast Local history
Wilson Czech Opera House & Museum Wilson   Local history
Wonderscope Shawnee Northeast Children's
Woodson County Historical Museum Yates Center   Local history
World War II History Center El Dorado South Central History
Wyandotte County Historical Museum Bonner Springs Northeast Local history
Yesterday House Museum Sylvan Grove   Local history
Yesteryear Museum Salina North Central Open air
Yost Art Gallery Highland Northeast Art