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Clay County Historical Museum


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Clay County Historical Museum The Clay County Museum is housed in the former Clay Center Hospital building constructed in 1925. The structure served as a nursing home before it became the location of the museum in 1975.

Dedicated to preserving the early history of Clay County. Art, antiques, collectors items are displayed in the following rooms: The Country School, Old Fashioned Parlor, Kitchen, Minerals, Gems, Library, Chapel, Musical Instruments, Military, Primitive, Bedroom, Clothing and Children's Toy Room. Research Library, newspaper files, genealogies, area maps.


Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00am to 5:00pm
Address: 2121 7th Street
Phone: 785-632-3786
Our Email: ccmuseum@twinvalley.net
Our Website:www.claycountykansas.org/government/clay-county-museum

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Clay County Historical Museum

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