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Mcpherson County Old Mill Museum

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Address: 120 Mill Street, Lindsborg, KS 67456
Phone Number: (785) 227-3595 ‎
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Nice Small Town Museum

We visited the museum, mill, and recreated Swedish village. The museum has quite a few immigration stories that bring the past to life. The mill is in good condition and very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 25, 2014
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Wichita, Kansas
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Lindsborg, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This place is really neat. The old flour mill is very impressive. My favorite time to visit is during Millfest when they actually have it running. A guided tour during this time is also an earful.

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Wichita, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We visited the museum, mill, and recreated Swedish village. The museum has quite a few immigration stories that bring the past to life. The mill is in good condition and very well-maintained. The children probably enjoyed the village more than anything else. If in Lindsborg, a stop at this museum is a must!

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greeley, CO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

When you go in the museum, be sure to watch the 8 minute dvd showing the mill in action. The mill is almost all made of wood rather than metal, There is also a nice Santa Fe Trail section. One fascinating display is of small (1-2 ft) cement sculptures of various people. I thought they were wood carvings. They were... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

The Smoky Valley Roller Mills is an actual original Flour Mill still producing flour when operating. But they have tours of the mill from when the wheat arrives from the fields showing how from top to bottom wheat is turned into flour. If you've never seen flour made, you must stop & take a tour. You have a higher appreciate... More 

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Enterprise, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

The lady at the desk was fantastic and I thought the mill was well taken care of. There are a lot of stairs so be aware of that. Is worth a stop and there are some photos to be taken but it is not one of the best museums I have ever seen. Still, if you are in the area... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

The lady at the desk, Lorna N., is a five star greeter. She started us with the movie. The mill itself is three stories of intricate machinery. The Swedish pavilion & old railway station (across the street) were included in the $2 entry fee. I enjoyed a $1 bottle of Kansas brewed root beer sold in the combo entry/ gift... More 

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McPherson, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

You have an old mill museum, and across the street (for the same low $2) see a few 100+ years old buildings (schools, bank, drugstore, train depot, and a few others) that will hold your interest for awhile. Then go to one of the few Swedish restaurants/tourist shops a few blocks downtown. Or go to Coronado Heights a few miles... More 

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Pratt, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Great place to learn about the wheat of great plains is processed for the table. Construction is truly amazing.

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Salina, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

I have never ran across a working mill. Many exhibits from an era long gone in these parts. Will probably take the kid again and recommended if looking for some history in the Lindsborg Area.

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Halstead, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

It has been a couple years since I visited the Old Mill Museum. It is in a very nice setting with a waterway and plenty to see and learn. It is a multi-level museum that gives you the feeling that you are living in the past. The village across the street is like entering a town of the 1880s. Lots... More 

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Address: 120 Mill Street, Lindsborg, KS 67456
Phone Number: (785) 227-3595 ‎
Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Lindsborg

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