Pratt County Historical Museum 

208 South Ninnescah
Pratt, Kansas 67124
(620) 672 7874

Monday - Friday: 1PM - 4PM
Saturday & Sunday: 1PM - 3PM
Adults: $4     12-18: $2

Pratt County Historical Museum Map

Pratt County Historical Museum - Pratt, Kansas
Pratt County Historical Museum
Pratt County Historical Museum - Pratt, Kansas

The Pratt County Historical Museum in Pratt, Kansas is one of the largest and best curated history museums in Kansas. It is surprising that this museum is not more well known. The building was once a lumberyard and there are 24,000 sq. ft of well done exhibits with much better labeling and explanations of the artifacts than we often find at historical museums.

We think that most visitors will want to spend more than an hour and some people will want to spend 2 or 3 hours. As you circle through the large building, there is gallery after gallery, many of which offer as much as an entire museum somewhere else.

One of the largest exhibits is unique to the Pratt County Historical Museum. Pratt has hosted the Miss Kansas (America) Pageant since 1955 and the museum has multiple exhibits devoted to the Miss Kansas Pageant.

Although most of the museum consists of permanent exhibits, the Susan H. Hess Memorial Room features the talents and collections of Pratt County residents. It changes throughout the year.

Gallery 1 has a covered wagon surrounded by toys, typewriters, guns, quilts and many other items.

Hartman Gallery of Native American Art
Hartman Gallery
One of the newest galleries in the museum, the Hartman Gallery displays Native American artifacts which
were collected by Jon Hartman. The collection focuses on Plains Indians and includes some items from
Pratt County, as well as ivory tools and art from Alaska.

Judge Renner Court Room
Pratt County Court Room furniture which was replaced in 1968. The mannequin
represents the Honorable Judge Clarence E. Renner.

East Gallery - Farm implements, machines and an adobe house.

Equipment for making brooms from a variety of sorghum called broomcorn.

Barbed wire exhibit in the North Galley

Fire Station - Pratt County Historical Museum
Fire House recreation on "Main Street"

Miss Kansas Gowns and Pageant
Gallery 4 is devoted to the Miss Kansas Pageant, which is held each year in Pratt.

Pratt County Historical Museum layout
Main floor layout

Pratt County Historical Museum Map - Pratt, Kansas
Pratt County Historical Museum Map

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