Hays-Ellis County Historical Society Musuem

(785) 628-2624
100 W 7th, Hays, KS 67601
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Over 25,000 artifacts on display that tell the history of the "Wild Frontier" and Ellis County. From buffalo to boxcars, outlaws to oil strikes, farming to flying, and Victorian gentility to Volga-German tenacity, learn about Ellis County’s wild and varied history, including the time Hickok, Cody, and Custer spent in Hays. Visit the 1879 stone church, original Harness Shop, one-room school and replica Volga German Haus for a more complete picture of early Ellis County. Part of the history includes events involving Cody, Hickok, Custer, immigrants, the Dust Bowl and the W W II Army Air Base near the small town of Walker. Hours: Tue-Fri 10 am 5 pm. Open Sat 1-5 in Summer. Admission fees.

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