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  • Travel from life on the frontier to the present
  • Historical Artifacts
  • Great for Families!

The mission of the Ellis County Historical Society is to collect, display, and appropriately preserve items that illustrate the history of Ellis County; to identify, and appropriately preserve historical sites within Ellis County, Kansas; and to enable the people of Ellis County to share the responsibility of preserving the historical evidence of the people of the region.

Ellis County Historical Society Museum

(785) 628-2624 100 W 7th, Hays Map it
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Over 25,000 artifacts on display that tell the history of the "Wild Frontier" and Ellis County. From bison to boxcars,... Learn more