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McPherson Museum and Arts Foundation

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Excellent McPherson area history!

We drove by the museum on our way to lunch and decided to visit after lunch. We are glad that we... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Marietta, Georgia
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Did you know that McPherson's 1930 Basketball ream had two guys on it tall for that time. 8 ft and... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2018
Kat B
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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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...more
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1111 E Kansas Ave, McPherson, KS 67460-5028
+1 620-241-8464
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We drove by the museum on our way to lunch and decided to visit after lunch. We are glad that we did. My wife was raised just north of the county line and knows quite a bit about the area. I did not. There was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Did you know that McPherson's 1930 Basketball ream had two guys on it tall for that time. 8 ft and the other was 9 ft. Won the title for the Bullpups. That was the team name. Awesome art works of all kinds . Plus you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

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.

Date of experience: May 2018
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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.

Date of experience: November 2016
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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.

Date of experience: August 2017
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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.

Date of experience: June 2017
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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!

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!

Date of experience: September 2016
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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

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Philip M
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

Date of experience: September 2014
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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.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank J P
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