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The Cheyenne County Museum


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The Cheyenne County Museum The museum features a diorama complete with prehistoric fossils uncovered locally. This diorama shows life as it progressed over the millenia on the High Plains, and includes furniture and period exhibits of frontier life. All of the exhibits are of Cheyenne County history.

The Harvey addition of the museum features many room displays depicting the early pioneer's life in Cheyenne County. Be sure to see the Doctor's Office, County School Room Wheeler Post Office, dining room, bedroom, kitchen, soda fountain, and the Moline Parlor Organ.

The front of the building has been finished with native Cheyenne County rock giving it a unique look. At the entrance to the museum, old bricks from the St. Francis Brick Factory (1888) have been laid.


Admission: Monday through Friday, 1:00 to 4:00 PM or by Appointment
Address: 201 W Hwy. 36
Phone: 785-332-2504
Our Website:www.stfrancisks.com/htdocs/StChey/StFran/museum.html

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