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Mennonite Settlement Museum

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The historic Peter Loewen house was built in 1876 by a Mennonite family using adobe bricks and mud, with slough grass for the roof. This seven-room house contains period furnishings. It was long known as the "Adobe House". The adjacent machine shed has a variety of horse-drawn farming implements and tools. The Dutch Friesen Windmill, a replica of an 1876 wind driven mill, a country schoolhouse and a visitor center are also on the grounds.

The Museum is open for guided tours only. All arrangements for tours are made at the Hillsboro Museum Visitor Center. Hours are: Tuesday - Friday 10:00 am - 12:00pm, 1:30pm - 4:00 pm. Saturday & Sunday 2:00pm - 4:00pm. They are closed Mondays, January & February.

Adults: $3.00, Students: $1.00, School groups: Students, teachers and attending parents, all $1.00 each. Preschool children with parents: free.

Groups are welcome: groups of more then twenty are asked to pay with a single check or one envelope with the collected amount for admittance.

Location: 501 S Ash Street, Hillsboro Kansas 67063 Telephone 620-947-3775

Other History nearby:
(Lyons) Coronado-Quivira Museum
(Kanopolis) Fort Harker
(Hillsboro) Historic William F. Schaeffler House Museum
(Council Grove) Kaw Mission State Historic Site
(Goessel) Mennonite Heritage Museum
(Hillsboro) Mennonite Settlement Museum

08/15 Coming to The Hillsboro area
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.