Barton County Historical Society

Exhibiting and Collecting the Heritage of Barton County Kansas


Become a  Member Today!

 Membership provides free admission to the museum and our programs as well as member only events. It also supports the Barton County Historical Society and its mission to preserve and exhibit the unique heritage of Barton County Kansas.

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Exhibits and Displays

Historic  Buildings



Open Hours

Come On In For A Visit!

Summer Hours
(April to October)
Tuesday to Friday 10am to 5pm
Saturday & Sunday 1pm to 5pm
Winter Hours
Tuesday to Friday 10am to 5pm


Upcoming Events

  • Rolling Sculptures Car Show
    Sat, Aug 20
    Great Bend
    Aug 20, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Great Bend, 85 US-281, Great Bend, KS 67530, USA
    A open house day on the museum grounds to see an array of antique and vintage cars on display all day with food vendors on site.
Barton County Historical Society

Barton County Historical Society

About Us

Richard Lartz II MA

Office Manager
Leslie Helsel

Research and Collections Specialist
Linda McCaffery MA

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Contact Us!

Research Questions?

Contact us today!

85 S. 281 Hwy 
PO Box 1091 
Great Bend, KS 67530

(620) 793-5125

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