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Atchison County Historical Society – Depot Museum

Atchison County Historical Society – Depot Museum


Museum Hours & Admission Summer Hours: 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday noon to 5 pm Sundays Winter Hours: (November - March) 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday 10 am to 4 pm Saturdays noon to 4 pm Sundays (closed Jan & Feb) Open to the public 350 days a year - closed: New Years, Sundays in January and February, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas & New Year's Eve.
Museum admission is by donation - requested donations $3-adults, and $1-children
lat: 39.559987 long: -95.1271381

The mission of the Atchison County Historical Society is to preserve and share Atchison County history


We have some people we’d like to introduce you to: Jesse Stone, Amelia Earhart, Joe Tinker, Pardee Butler, John Cameron Swayze, Fred Stein…and the list continues. What do these notables have in common? They are all from Atchison County, Kansas.

The Collection

Our collection is varied and diverse – just like the region and historical events we are charged with preserving. As we compile more content for our new and expanded website and as we progress through moving our existing catalog and old – non-computerized- artifact catalogues to a new system – we will share information here. Also check our Research links as we continue to add content to

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Nearby Trails

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Atchison KS to Kansas City

lat: 39.56519 long: -95.11203
Independence Creek

lat: 39.62113 long: -95.09808
Independence Park Access

lat: 39.56529 long: -95.1125
Riverfront Park

lat: 39.56506 long: -95.11259
Grand Village of the Kansa

lat: 39.62075 long: -95.09889
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