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The Lecompton Capital Museum is a great museum worth. 1-2 hour visit. I had not heard of it before, but was pleasantly surprised by the interesting array of artifacts and history about the location. My family has deep roots in the area so it was...More
We’ve been to the museum a couple times previously and enjoyed the displays but today we were amazed with the Christmas Vespers program. The volunteers were very talented and we felt fortunate to have discovered the annual Christmas production.
Date of experience: December 2018
historiclecompton, Tour guide at Territorial Capital Museum, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2018
Thank you. It is held the first Sunday in December every year. Hope to see you next year!
Fill of fantastic local and kansas history. See if you are into civil war as well. Very friendly and welcoming. Also, visit Constition Hall across the street. Sweet little playground nearby and a very nice diner called Aunt Netters. Also Kroeger Meats on Eisenhower, has...More
My brother Charles Haas and sisters Colette Haas Moore and Catherine Haas Hunsperger are alumni of Lecompton schools. Charley and I and our spouses recently visited the town and historical sites again. I absolutely hated history in school (sorry history teachers) but totally enjoyed hearing...More
This Civil War Museum is well worth visiting. It explains a lot as to just how the war started. The docents are very knowledgeable and quite friendly. There is no charge but donations are gratefully accepted. There are other places in this town as well...More
Admission by donation. Plenty of free parking. Three floors of local history. Very well displayed and maintained. Docents very friendly , helpful, informative without intruding on a self guided tour. Excellent history lesson for all ages.
Great history and 3 floors of artifacts of the Territorial capital, Kansas territory and state, and general artifacts and some history of life at the time. A few displays seemed irrelevant. History details not commonly found in textbooks. Bathrooms in basement. Stairs are very steep....More
I have lived in the Lecompton area all my life. This museum was/is founded, run and maintained by local people who feel strongly about the history and heritage of our community. It truly is a labor of love. The museum is wonderful, it houses many...More