Barton County Historical Society Museum & Village
Great Bend, KS 67530
Phone: (620) 793-5125
The Village boasts several period original buildings: 1873 native stone house, 1898 church, 1910 railroad depot, 1915 school house, small post office and a Lustron house exhibit...all authentically furnished. Visitors may even pump fresh water at the Waupun wood-vaned windmill, beside a bed of native flowers. The main museum and other buildings allow a peek into rural community life. Permanent and rotating exhibits showcase 5-acre village, Historic Santa Fe National Trail to WWII. Two thousand (2,000) exhibits and displays, monthly meetings, catered dinners, tours, weddings, reunions, special events and gift shop.