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Arkansas City
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Great glimpse into the past

We were hoping to take a tour of the Archeological dig in town, but were not able to due to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Denver, Colorado
Very good small town museum. Lots on Cherokee Strip land run

Very good artifacts from local area including the Cherokee Strip Land Rush. Great Director and... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Mahomet, Illinois
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  • Average27%
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  • Terrible9%
3 weeks ago
“Great glimpse into the past”
Jun 4, 2019
“Wonderful source of history!”
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31639 US Highway 77, Arkansas City, KS 67005-5519
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were hoping to take a tour of the Archeological dig in town, but were not able to due to scheduling. The very kind curator showed us a great movie regarding the dig, and pointed out a couple of books. All in all the museum...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank diannf680
Reviewed June 4, 2019

I was amazed at what a storehouse of history is contained with the small walls of this museum. I found it to be very educational regarding the land rush, the history of Native Americans, etc.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank pattymac2015
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This museum has a wealth of knowledge in the history of the Cherokee Strip Run. It h as many very interesting exhibits throughout the facility. The museum director is most helpful and truly interested.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank houseranch
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Very good artifacts from local area including the Cherokee Strip Land Rush. Great Director and helpful staff.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank fredb665
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The Museum is a fantastic walk through adventure for young and old alike lots of Land Rush materials but also much more regarding the history of Cowley County and Arkansas City

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed August 5, 2018

The only very negative review indicates the reviewer has no interest in history, or small towns. Calling Arkansas City "racist" couldn't be further from reality. To the contrary, this is an excellent museum encompassing much more local history than the land run which opened nearby...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Donald H
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

This is ain’t no museum it’s in a small racist town that’s still living the past like back in the early 1900’s.

Date of experience: July 2018
6  Thank BoanDaddyLuv
Reviewed January 1, 2017

It's entirely possible we were her only customers yesterday in the morning, but I'll tell you this--the woman who was working on the Cherokee Strip Museum was incredibly helpful, absolutely full of stories, and gracious, a great, great host. I knew very little about the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank James S
Reviewed October 11, 2016

Just stopped by when I saw the sign. I thought I knew US history but I got feeling what happened to native Indians.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank ctoriumi
Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

I enjoy history and have enjoyed other museums featuring the Land Rushes in Oklahoma, but this one was disappointing. It started when I arrived at noon (museum opens at 10:00 AM) and there was a big closed sign. Turns out the employee had not turned...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Joan W
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