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Kansas
Abilene
Dwight D Eisenhower Library-Museum
200 Southeast Fourth Street
Abilene KS  67410

Phone 
785 263-4751
Web Site  http://www.eisenhower.utexas.edu/
Alt Web www.nara.gov/nara/president/address.html
Description House, museum, and library focusing on Dwight Eisenhower's career
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Research /Reading  Library

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Abilene
 
Greyhound Hall of Fame
 
407 South Buckeye Ave
 
Abilene  KS  67410    
 
Phone  785-262-3000
 
Web Site  http://www.greyhoundhalloffame.com/
 
Toll Free  800 932-7881
 
E-mail  mailto:info@greyhoundhalloffame.com
 
Description  history of greyhound racing, the breed, and famous tracks and racers
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Sports
 
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
 
New or Updated:  10/09/2003

  KS

  Abilene

  Vintage Fashion Museum

  212 N Broadway St

  Abilene  KS  67410    

  Phone   785 263-7997

  Web Site  http://www.thefashionmuseum.net/

  E-mail  mailto:info@fashionmuseum.com

  Description  1870-1970, A Century of style, rotating exhibits

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F Costume

  New or Updated:  12/2/2004

 

  Kansas
Andover
Museum of the American Fan Collectors Association
Vornado Air Circulation Systems
415 East 13th St
Andover KS  67002
Phone
Web Site
http://www.vornado.com/museum.html
Alt Web  http://skyways.lib.ks.us/museums/ - aA
Description 350 fans from mid-1800s
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial

  KS
 
Atchison
 
Atchison Rail Museum
 
PO Box 19
 
Atchison               KS   66002    
 
Phone   913 367-6454
 
Web Site  http://www.atchisonkansas.net/Tourism/RailMusm.asp
 
Description  outdoor collection of rolling stock, miniature train ride in summer
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock
 
Owner/Operator:  North East Kansas Railroaders, Inc
 
New or Updated:  12/17/2003

Kansas
Baldwin City
Baker U, Wm A Quayle Bible Collection
606 Eighth Street
Collins Library, Baker U
Baldwin City KS
Phone
785 594-2470
Web Site
http://www.bakeru.edu/html/camptour/collins_lib_quayle.htm
E-mail
mailto:jforbes@bakeru.edu
Description
250 Bibles and religious texts up to 4000 years old - mostly in storage until August 2003
Type of Resource
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Religion
Collection A-F Bibles
Collection N-Z Sculpture
New or Updated: 05/16/2003

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Chapman
 
Kansas Museum of Auto Racing
 
1205 Manor Dr
 
Chapman  KS  67431    
 
Phone  785 922-6642
 
Web Site  *****
 
E-mail  mailto:karm@ikansas.com
 
Alt Web  http://ktwu.wuacc.edu/journeys/scripts/1405a.html
 
Description  features Kansas racers and races with artifacts, interactive displays
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Automotive
 
New or Updated:  10/09/2003

  KS

  Ellis

  Ellis Railroad Museum

  911 Washington St

  PO Box 82

  Ellis  KS    67637    

  Phone   785 726-4493

  Web Site  http://www.ellis.ks.us/rrmuseum.html

  E-mail  mailto:ellisrrm@envisioncs.net

  Description  artifacts, 5000 sq foot model train layout, 2.5 mile miniature train ride, 1200

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Kind of Activity   Train Ride

  Collection A-F Dolls

  Collection G-M  Model Railroad

  New or Updated: 11/24/2004

Kansas
Emporia
National Teachers Hall of Fame
Emporia College
Emporia KS
Phone 620 341-9131
Web Site http://www.nthf.org/
Toll Free 800 96 TEACH
E-mail mailto:hallfame@emporia.edu
Description honors teachers with at least 20 years classroom experience, school memorabilia
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site Hall of Fame
New or Updated: 05/29/2003

  KS

  Fort Leavenworth

  Frontier Army Museum

  Reynolds Avenue

  Building  801

  Fort Leavenworth  KS

  Phone   913 684-3186

  Web Site  http://garrison.leavenworth.army.mil/sites/services/museum.asp

  E-mail  mailto:web-dptm-museum@leavenworth.army.mil

  Alt Web  http://www.leavenworth.army.mil/dca/acs/acslvn_guide/fam.htm

  Description  originally based on material from wagon shop, collection has expanded to include  uniforms, weapons, & other material from frontier Army

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection A-F Carriages

  Era  1804-1917

  New or Updated:  12/19/2005

Kansas
Galena
Galena Mining and Historical Museum
319 West Seventh Street
Galena KS
Phone 
316 783-2192
Web Site
Description 
lead mining, smelting, mining art
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Industry /Profession  Mining

  KS
 
Geuda Springs
 
Post Musical Homestead
 
Highway 166
 
Geuda Springs  KS
 
Phone   620 442-4336
 
Web Site  http://www.sckstourism.com/counties/places/postmusical.html
 
Description  6 buildings, many more than 100 years old feature musical information about                     the Post family
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
Industry /Profession Music
 
New or Updated:  12/16/2003

  KS
 
Great Bend
 
Kansas Oil  Museum
 
5944 W 10th St
 
Great Bend  KS   67530
 
Phone   620 793-5742
 
Alt Phone   620 792-7033
 
Web Site  http://www.visitgreatbend.com/aviaoil.htm
 
Alt Web  http://www.aoghs.org/MuseumLinks.asp
 
Description  products, models of production facilities, drilling equipment, geology
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
  Nature of Group
Hall of Fame
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Geology
 
Industry /Profession Energy
 
Collection G-M  Machinery
 
New or Updated:   7/8/2005

  KS

  Halstead

  Kansas Learning Center for Health

  505 Main

  Halstead KS   67056    

  Phone   316 835-2662

  Web Site  http://www.learningcenter.org/

  Toll Free  800 798-2124

  Description  transparent full sized talking woman, various educational programs

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  Industry /Profession Medical

  New or Updated:       11/10/2005

  KS

  Hutchison

  Kansas Underground Salt Museum

  100 S Walnut

  MAIL PO Box 664

  Hutchison KS   67504    

  Phone   620 662-0236

  Web Site  http://www.undergroundmuseum.org

  Description  under construction, to open mid- to- late- 2006, 650 underground in

                    working salt mine

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Industry /Profession Mining

  New or Updated:  3/19/2006

Kansas
Kansas City
U of Kansas Medical Center, Clendening History of Medicine
Address
Kansas City KS
Phone
Web Site
www.45thdivisionmuseum.com/
Description  Oklahoma National Guard
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession  Medical
 

  KS

  La Crosse

  Barbed Wire Museum

  120 West 1st Street

  La Crosse  KS

  Phone  785 222-9900

  Web Site  http://www.rushcounty.org/BarbedWireMuseum/index.html

  Description  history and collection of 700 kinds of barbed wire

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Agricultural

  New or Updated:  3/22/2006
 

  KS

  Larned

  Central States Scout Museum

  815 Broadway St

  Larned    KS           67550    

  Phone   620 285-8938

  Web Site  http://larned.org/tourism/cssm.html

  Description  Boy Scouting memorabilia

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  Collection  M-Z  Scouting

  New or Updated:             12/5/2005

  KS
 
Leavenworth
 
Parker Carousel Museum
 
743 Delaware Street
 
Leavenworth  KS  66048  
 
Phone  913 682-1866
 
Web Site  http://www.firstcitymuseums.org/
 
Description  1913 Carousel undergoing restoration
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Entertainment
 
Building Type  Carousel
 
New or Updated:  09/15/2003

Kansas
Liberal
Mid-America Air Museum
2000 West 2nd
PO Box 2585
Liberal KS   67905
Phone 
316 624-5263
Web Site  http://www.airnav.com/airport/LBL/MAAM
Alt Web http://www.swaviator.com/html/issueON99/liberal.html
Description 96 aircraft, hands-on aviation science exhibits, located in former Beechcraft assembly building at airport which housed flight training for B-24 pilots in WW II
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation

  KS

  McPherson

  Smokey's Car Museum

  1909 Miller's Lane

  McPherson  KS  67460    

  Phone   316 241-5160

  Web Site  *****

  Description  listed in most car museum directories, not in local tourism sites

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated:  10/22/2004

Kansas
Norton
Also-Ran Gallery
First State Bank
105 West Main Street
Norton KS 67654
Phone 785 877-3341
Web Site http://www.firstatebank.com/also_ran_gallery.htm
Description dedicated to the losers of the presidential elections - on bank mezzanine
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Industry /Profession Politics
New or Updated: 06/21/2003

Kansas
Peabody
Peabody Printing Museum
220 North Walnut Street
Peabody KS
Phone 
316 983-2174
Web Site  http://www.lasr.net/leisure/kansas/marion/peabody/att2.html
Alt Web  http://www.peabodyks.com/attractions.html
Description  working equipment including two linotypes
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Industry /Profession  Printing
Owner/Operator:  Peabody Historical Museum

  KS

  Russell

  Oil Patch Museum

   I-70 & Hwy 281

  Russell   KS

  Phone 785 483-3637

  Alt Phone  785 483-6960

  Web Site http://www.rchs.rwisp.com/Oil_Patch_Museum/oil_patch_museum.html

  Description  oil discovery & production -- equipment & drilling rigs outdoors

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus Industrial

  Industry /Profession Oil

  Owner/Operator:  Russell County Historical Society

  New or Updated:  7/2/2006

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  Kansas
Topeka
Combat Air Museum, Inc
J St Hanger #602
Topeka KS 66619
Phone 785 862-3303
Web Site http://www.combatairmuseum.org/
Description 30 military aircraft & missiles, military & aviation memorabilia, military vehicles, field kitchen, POW barracks, dioramas, military aviation art
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
Collection N-Z Vehicles
New or Updated: 07/01/2003
 

  KS

  Topeka

  Heartland Orthodox Christian Museum

  523 SW Van Buren St

  Topeka  KS   66603    

  Phone   785 234-5993

  Web Site  http://www.orthodoxmuseum.org/

  Description  CLOSED JULY 2004

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Religion

  New or Updated:   12/2/2004

Kansas
Topeka
Railroad Heritage Inc
PO Box 8792
Topeka  KS  66608    
 
Phone  785 232-5533
 
Web Site  http://www.greatoverlandstation.com/pages/mission.htm
 
Alt Web  http://cjonline.com/stories/061303/loc_rrher.shtml
 
Description  began as a festival, now developing rail museum in former depot
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Building Type  Depot
 
New or Updated:  07/07/2003

 
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  Wichita

  Kansas Aviation Museum

  3350 George Washington Boulevard

  Wichita  KS   67210    

  Phone  316 683-9242

  Web Site http://www.kansasaviationmuseum.org/

  Description  housed in the original 3 story terminal of 1930s-50s' airport, 1940s

                    tower, aircraft from B-52 to homebuilts, flying and aircraft building

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  Research   Library

  New or Updated:  6/26/2006

Kansas Firefighters Museum
1300 South Broadway
Wichita KS   67211
Phone
Web Site 
http://home.kscable.com/hpa/engine2.html
Description  several fire trucks and other large apparatus, equipment, memorabilia
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Building Type  Fire House
Field of Study/Science Facility  Firefighting

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Wichita
 
Lowell D Holmes Museum of Anthropology
 
Wichita State U
 
Neff Hall
 
Wichita   KS    67260    
 
Phone   316 978-3195
 
Web Site  http://webs.wichita.edu/anthropology/museum/index.html
 
Description  university collections and rotating exhibits
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Anthropology
 
Collection N-Z  Pottery
 
New or Updated:   5/11/2004

 
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