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Evah C. Cray Historical Home Museum


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Evah C. Cray Historical Home Museum This 25-room mansion, listed in the National Register of Historic Places , is a glorious example of the opulence of the Victorian era. Built in 1882, it is distinguished by a three-story castle-like tower. Massive fireplaces, carved wood work and original chandeliers mix with Victorian furnishings throughout.

There are displays of an 1893 World's Fair, award-winning bedroom set, burled and hand-carved Quilts and elegant clothing. And you can see a 200-year-old spinning wheel, a dainty girl-child's bedroom, and roses and herbs and more.

A photo exhibit on the life of Amelia Earhart can be seen in the carriage house.


Admission: $2.00 for Adults, $1.50 for seniors and students
Hours: Open seven days weekly May through October, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday-Saturday, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Sunday
Address: 805 N. 5th
Phone: 913-367-3046
March and April - Open Friday through Monday
Other months by appointment only. Christmas Tours available.

Reservations appreciated for large groups.

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Evah C. Cray Historical Home Museum

This 25-room mansion, listed in the National Register of Historic Places , is a glorious example of the opulence of the Victorian era. Built in 1882

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