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McPherson Museum and Arts Foundation

1111 E Kansas Ave, McPherson, KS 67460-5028
+1 620-241-8464
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This was a great experience for my family to enjoy together while we were in the area for my... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Muskegon, Michigan
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This Museam is nicey done. Very interesting and very well operated. Love the trains. Worth the... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2017
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McPherson Museum and Arts Foundation offers many services to the public. The Museum houses a variety of artifacts: historical artifacts from the McPherson area; natural history artifacts such as meteorites, Ice Age fossils, and regional fossils; ethnic artifacts from China, Africa, and of Native Americans; and fine art, including an extensive collection of Birger Sandzen lithographs and original art pieces. In addition, there is information about the city and county namesake, General McPherson; about the first man-made diamond large enough to be visible, created in McPherson; items from the McPherson Globe Refiners basketball team, the first team ever to win an Olympic gold medal.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1111 E Kansas Ave, McPherson, KS 67460-5028
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great experience for my family to enjoy together while we were in the area for my daughter's college event. We gained much appreciation & respect for this town and greatly enjoyed the creative and engaging exhibits.

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Reviewed October 18, 2017

This Museam is nicey done. Very interesting and very well operated. Love the trains. Worth the visit.

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Reviewed August 14, 2017

Dad and Son (13) trip. Sam says interesting collection, many meteorites. Adding new exhibits. New and up to date building. Will take about an hour to thoroughly enjoy. Need maps, etc. stop by the Kansas Travel Center in the same building.

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Reviewed June 13, 2017

I've been a part of small meetings, large meetings, and even large party gatherings at the McPherson Museum. With a variety of spaces available, and an extremely helpful and flexible staff, I'm so grateful that the McPherson Museum is part of the McPherson community.

Thank Monica R
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McPherson M, Manager at McPherson Museum and Arts Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2017

Thank you so much, Monica! We love that you love the Museum as much as we do!

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Reviewed October 2, 2016

Local Kansas artifacts, hands-on exhibit of early Ks settlers' "tools". Remarkable train display & opening soon...Bison exhibit. We will go again next time in the area!

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Reviewed May 9, 2016

Some good information on McPherson and the Santa Fe trail if you are a history buff. You can figure to spend about 90 minutes in there. They also have a good model train display

Thank Philip M
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Reviewed August 11, 2015

This museum used to be located in a neat old mansion. They have mnoved to a new purpose built, modern building, but didn't have the money to do much with displays. It will propbably be a great museum again in a few years, but it...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2014

Please note that the museum is a work in progress and being updated. The building is new & the exhibits are top rate. If the future exhibits added are of the same caliber, then I would return.

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Reviewed May 19, 2014

Lovely new building, but as of May 2014 there are only a handful of exhibits. They still need to rais money for the exhibits and I would wait until 2015 to give it a try.

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Reviewed February 26, 2014

I liked this museum..especially the quilt diplay they had...very fun tour. We both liked the orphan train story and found it quite intriguing...

Thank Rita R
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