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Very Informative about the Local History

By the name, I was expecting lots of information regarding the Chisholm Trail. They had a small... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2016
Connie C
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Waldport, Oregon, United States
It could be excellent but...

When the museum volunteer staff has the time, money or expertise to arrange the tons of material... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2014
Leon67203
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Wichita, Kansas
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Jul 11, 2018
“Fascinating collections”
Jun 27, 2018
“Wish it had been open during the hours they posted”
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502 N Washington Ave, Wellington, KS 67152-4061
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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

One can spend hours exploring this museum’s collections. Oddities and items represent past life in Kansas’ Sumner County. The building itself is interesting. It was constructed in the early 1900s to serve as a private hospital and still has medical/dental equipment on display.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

We rode to Wellington to see the RR museum and the Chisholm Trail Museum. We arrived during the posted hours and this museum was not open. We waited for 30 minutes. We would have called to find out if anyone was going to open it,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2016

Rated this poor but do not know what is in the museum because we FORGOT to call and see if it was open, not knowing that if we showed up during the posted OPEN hours that there would be a sign posted saying "Closed, sorry...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed August 17, 2016

By the name, I was expecting lots of information regarding the Chisholm Trail. They had a small area reflecting this, but the rest of the 3 floors was about the local history. I did, find this information interesting, however, so I was not too disappointed....More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Connie C
Reviewed August 7, 2015

Must see if you are in South Central Kansas. 3 floors of artifacts and local history. You won't be disappointed

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed August 29, 2014

When the museum volunteer staff has the time, money or expertise to arrange the tons of material they have the results are wonderful. It become a real peek into days gone by, witness the soda shop. When they don't ....it reminded me of your great...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Leon67203
Reviewed February 5, 2013

The Museum is packed with memorabilia from another time. Our son spent the entire afternoon there and only got through one room. We took some at-risk students there and they were impressed with the explanations of what some things were and how they were used.

1  Thank Ken C
Reviewed July 26, 2012

Wellington we also went to the Chisholm Trail Museum: A museum of Domestic life. It had over 40 rooms with wonderful, informative & interesting things. The building has 3 stories & used to be a hospital. It's called a "Museum of Domestic Life" but includes...More

Date of experience: July 2012
1  Thank PanAmPatti
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