Chase County Historical Museum and Library

Chase County Historical Museum & Library
303 Broadway Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845
620-273-8500

Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday

Admission: $3 ages 13 and up; children 13-17 $1, under 12 free, Chase County Students admission is free, donations appreciated!

Browse two-stories of exhibits at the Chase County Historical Museum, including a schoolroom, military room, dentist’s office, cowboy memorabilia and Victorian artifacts.

The museum has a permanent Knute Rockne exhibit, with artifacts and original pictures from the site of his plane crash in Chase County, Kansas. Knute Rockne, regarded as one the greatest football coaches in American History, and seven other people were killed in the accident. A 1932 Rockne Studebaker was recently added to the museum. Other pictures, data and newspaper accounts of that tragic day are available in the library. Tours to the Rockne crash site can be arranged with advanced notice.

The museum building was built in 1882 from native stone and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The building was originally Chase County National Bank.

 

Donkey Basketball

Donkey Basketball

Statehood Ball

Statehood Ball

January 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Where: Community Building-Swope Park Cost: varies Hosted by Flint Hills Victorian Dance Society Celebrating Kansas’ admission to the Union, we will gather at the community building in Swope Park, Cottonwood Falls, Ks. Live music, caller and refreshments! $8 adults, teens are $4, kids 12 and under…

Second Edition Chase County Living Magazine Released

Second Edition Chase County Living Magazine Released

Announcing The Second Edition of The Chase County Living Magazine!! Free Copies are available at the Chamber Office or from the box in front of the Chase County Leader Office

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