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The Kiowa County Historical Museum


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The Kiowa County Historical Museum The Kiowa County Historical Museum houses area memorabilia collected by The Kiowa Co. Historical Society. The restored Hunter Drug Store Soda Fountain stands proudly as a living history exhibit in the Kiowa County Commons Building, being enjoyed by new generations as well as devoted pre-tornado patrons.

The original Museum Building, prior to the EF5 tornado in May of 2007, was donated to the Historical Society by Beulah Wheeler, in memory of her late husband, Wendell & the heirs of J. M. Caplinger who wished the memory of their ancestor's and the building to be preserved. Today a new building houses the artifacts and the soda fountain.


Hours: Monday, 12:00 - 5:30 pm; Tuesday-Friday, 9:00 am - 5:30 pm; Saturday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm; Closed Sunday.
Address: 320 S Main St, Greensburg, KS 67054
Phone: 620-723-1125
Our Email: info@kiowacountyksmuseum.org
Our Website:www.kiowacountyksmuseum.org

Come visit us in Greensburg, Kansas

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Pallasite Meteorite

Half iron and half stone, the meteorite weighs in at 1000 lbs. and is on display in the Big Well Museum at the Big Well Gift Shop. It is the largest meteroite of its kind yet discovered. The Space Wanderer was found on the Ellis Peck farm east of Greensburg, in 1948

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Hunter Drugstore & Old Fashioned Soda Fountain

The original drugstore building was built in 1917 and until May 4, 2007 when the city of Greensburg was hit by an EF5

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The Big Well Museum & Visitor Information Center

The Big Well is a marvel of pioneer engineering that was completed in 1888 as the towns original water supply. At 109 feet deep, this is a breathtaking sight to see. This new museum opened in May 2012

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