Lyon County History Center

Lyon County History Center
Lyon County History Center

Museums

Johnston Geology Museum

1320 Merchant Street, Emporia, KS 66801 | 620-341-5330 | Website

See a western Kansas Cretaceous mosasaur, a giant ground sloth, a mastodon tusk plus other displays in the ESU Geology Museum. The museum contains geological specimens predominantly from Kansas. Included… Read more

Lyon County History Center

711 Commercial St, Emporia, KS 66801 | 620‑340‑6310 | Website

This historic building in Downtown Emporia houses over 150,000 artifacts, as well as a model train exhibit and gift shop with Kansas and local items. Open Tuesday through Saturday. Lyon County… Read more

National Teacher’s Hall of Fame

1701 Morse Road, Emporia, KS | 620-341-5660 | Website

The National Teachers Hall of Fame recognizes and honors exceptional career teachers, encourages excellence in teaching and preserves the rich heritage of the teaching profession in the United States. The… Read more

Schmidt Museum of Natural History

1320 Merchant Street, Emporia, KS 66801 | 620-341-5339 | Website

The Schmidt Museum of Natural History contains a comprehensive collection of approximately 600 taxidermy mounts of birds, mammals, reptiles and fish from Kansas. A research collection of more than 2,500… Read more

William Allen White House State Historic Site (Red Rocks)

927 Exchange St, Emporia, KS 66801 | 620-342-2800 | Website
Meeting Capacity: 50

The home of famed newspaper publisher, William Allen White, is known as Red Rocks. Enjoy “Sundays on the Porch,” a series of free programs set on the front porch. Visit… Read more