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National Fred Harvey Museum The National Fred Harvey Museum seeks to:

* Restore the Harvey residence in Leavenworth to its historic magnificence.
* Increase public awareness of Mr. Harvey's achievements and his contributions to civilizing the great American Southwest.
* Provide insights into the Harvey family.

The museum will be housed in the Harvey Mansion and Carriage House. The museum is wheel chair accessible to the first floor.

The structure is currently undergoing substantial restoration and is not open for tours. However, special arrangements for tours can be made by contacting the museum.


Hours: Open by appointment only
Address: 624 Olive Street
Phone: 913-682-7947
Our Email: fredharveymuseum@lvnworth.com
Our Website:www.firstcitymuseums.org

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