200 N Poplar Street, Goessel Kansas
Dedicated in 1974, the museum complex was established to preserve the artifacts from early households, farms, schools, churches and the hospital in the Mennonite community. The museum was erected as a living tribute to the forefathers of the Goessel community who settled this area. It tells the story of the Mennonite families who left Russia for religious freedom in 1874 and chose the Kansas plains for their new home. The museum complex consists of eight buildings, including the Immigrant House and the Turkey Red Wheat Palace. Six historic buildings from the community have been moved to the museum for preservation and restoration.
Other History nearby:
(Alden) Alden AT&SF Depot
(El Dorado) Butler County Courthouse
(Lyons) Coronado-Quivira Museum
(El Dorado) Ellet Brothers Civil War Monument
(Kanopolis) Fort Harker
(Hillsboro) Historic William F. Schaeffler House Museum
05/22 Coming to The Goessel area
Wild West Festival Hays City KS July3-6 A typical Kansas fair -- parade, big name music stars, games, demonstrations, competitions and shows, including fireworks.
Kansas State Fair Hutchinson KS September6-15 Each year, over 400,000 visitors flock to the Kansas State Fair to visit a wide array of exhibits, partake in fabulous Fair food, and see the amazing butter sculpture.