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Summer Hours

Monday: 10 am -4 pm

Tuesday: 10 am -4 pm

Wednesday: 10 am -4 pm

Thursday: 10 am - 4 pm

Friday: 10 am - 4 pm

Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm

Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm

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Experience Our Museum

Saving our past's future

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The Sternberg Firearm Exhibit

Available this summer is the Sternberg Firearm Collection. This exhibit was on display last summer and is back with added Native American and pioneer artifacts. Along with a number of weapons that were not on display last season. There is a ramp to this exhibit located in the
historical limestone church, just west of the red brick building. Ramp was financed in part by The Heartland Community Foundation 2022 Spring Grant cycle.


Multiple Dates
Jun 05, 2024, 5:30 PM
Learn to play this fun and simple card game. All ages welcome. Beginners or advanced players will both have a great time.

Our Mission

The Ellis County Historical Society Museum collects, preserves, and exhibits Ellis County History for the surrounding community and its visitors.

Schedule a tour of our out-buildings!

Call 785-628-2624

This includes the Harness Shop, Volga German Haus, Firehouse Museum and our special exhibit. The main gallery is closed for renovations.

Contact Ellis County Historical Society

Museum: 100 West 7th, Hays, Kansas 67601

(785) 628-2624

Off Season Hours

Monday: 10 am -4 pm

Tuesday: 10 am -4 pm

Wednesday: 10 am -4 pm

Thursday: 10 am - 4 pm

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