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In honor of the 175th anniversary of Platte County, an exhibit highlighting events in Mr. Park’s life, including the destruction of his printing press, thrown in the Missouri... details>>
Most of the museum’s collection of about 900 works by artist John Steuart Curry came as a bequest in 2002 from Kathleen Curry, the artist’s widow. Holdings include paintings,... details>>
Learn firsthand about rural life more than a century ago as costumed interpreters demonstrate springtime activities at the Watkins Farm. Activities will include sheep... details>>
As one of only two sites in Kansas commemorating the 150th Anniversary of Civil War events, the museum is pleased to present open invitations to our two day event and encampment (Friday is education day, with local schools, but the public is welcome to visit). The free event will be held on the 150th anniversary of Quantrill's arrival in Baxter Springs and the eventual massacre of almost 100 Union soldiers and sympathizers. See this calendar for special events listings throughout the weekend.
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