Chase County Historical Museum and Library

Chase County Historical Museum & Library
303 Broadway Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845

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.


2018 Chase County Country Christmas

2018 Chase County Country Christmas

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 23 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Strong City Seasonal Express Join us for the lighting of the Strong City Antique Caboose near the RR, then head up the street to the 1900 Theater for a showing of the Polar Express at 6:30 along with a Hot Cocoa Bar. Following the movie there will…

November Events

• November 2 Emma Chase Friday Night Music-Gospel, Prairie Pastimes, Cottonwood Falls • November 2 Star Gazing, Flying W Ranch, Clements • November 3 The Vogts Sisters in Concert, Pioneer Bluffs • November 3 The Bazaar Bazaar, Community Bldg Swope Park, Cottonwood Falls • November 4 Art Comm Day at Prairie Pastimes, Cottonwood Falls •…

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