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

  • Ghosts of Christmas Past
    Sun, Dec 11
    Great Bend
    Dec 11, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Great Bend, 85 US-281, Great Bend, KS 67530, USA
    Join us on Sunday December 11th from 1pm to 4pm for our festive open house. Refreshments are provided and kids can get pictures with Santa! Tickets are not required.