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Kauffman Museum


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Kauffman Museum The Kauffman Museum is located on the Bethel College campus in North Newton. The museum emphasizes the cultural and natural history of the Central Plains and the immigration of the Mennonites to Kansas in the 1870s with a farmstead, Menoonite furniture exhibit, and the award-winning permanent exhibit Of Land and People which tells the story of the coming of the Mennonites from Europe and their encounters with the prairie environment and its people.


Admission: Adults, $4.00; Children 6 - 16, $2.00; Association members free
Hours: Tues.-Fri.: 9:30 AM-4:30 PM, Sat. & Sun.: 1:30-4:30 PM
Address: 2801 N Main St
Phone: 316-283-1612
Our Email: kauffman@bethelks.edu
Our Website:www.bethelks.edu/kauffman/

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