County Historical Museum
631 North 126th Street
Bonner Springs, Kansas 66012
Monday - Friday: 9AM - 4PM
Sunday: 9AM - Noon Free
Wyandotte County Historical
Wyandotte County Historical Museum - Bonner Springs, Kansas
The Wyandotte County Historical Museum near Kansas
City, Kansas exhibits only a portion of the Historical Society's 75,000
artifacts. The small free museum can be toured in 30 minutes by all but
those interested in the minutia of Wyandotte County, Kansas history.
Most of the exhibits are in two large galleries. One is
mostly devoted to the native american history of Wyandotte County. The
other has displays for each township and some very interesting displays
of attracts from the Kansas City, Kansas Fire Department. In keeping with
almost every historical society museum in Kansas, there is a one room schoolhouse
The Wyandotte County Historical Museum will be of particular
interest to firefighting enthusiasts.
Bell from St. Casimir's Church in Kansas City, Kansas. Cast in 1920
Bell Foundry in St. Louis, Missouri.
Dugout canoe found near the mouth of the Kaw (Kansas) River in the
1920s. Believed to be 200-300 years old.
Hopewell indian artifacts
Display on Quindaro, Kansas - free town and stop on the underground
The 1915 fire cart at left came from the Edwardsville Volunteer Fire
Department. The 1870s
hand drawn hose reel would have been pulled by 20 runners with 20 relief
runners running beside.
Fire gnome sat atop Fire Station #8 at 16th and Garfield in Kansas
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