Standard Operating Hours
Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Closed Monday

Holidays The Museum 
Will Be  Closed:
New Year's Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

For These Holidays That Land On Monday, We Will Be Closed The Day Before The Holiday
740 East Avenue
P.O. Box 514
Baxter Springs, KS 66713


The Baxter Springs Heritage Center & Museum, functioning under the Baxter Springs Historical Society, is dedicated to preserving and interpreting the rich regional history of Baxter Springs, Kansas. 

The Baxter Springs Historical Museum is filled with exhibits depicting the various stages of the city's history from the days of the Osage Indians through the Civil War and the lead and zinc mining era. Enjoy twenty thousand square feet of climate-controlled historical exhibits for your pleasure.
There are many different exhibits and artifacts on display including:

  • Native American
  • Quantrill’s Raid on Fort Blair
  • The Civil War
  • 1870’s Boardwalk
  • Cowtown Days
  • The Victorian Era
  • Mining Exhibits (Including Picher, Oklahoma Collection)
  • 1910 Farmhouse
  • Farming & Tools
  • World War I
  • Boardwalk of the 1930’s 
  • World War II
  • The Black Experience
  • Historic Route 66
  • Baseball History

And many more!
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