Chili Supper on Feb 21 - 11am to 7pm
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Fourth Tuesday, Feb 26 - 7:00 pm
"The Grandfathers of Kansas
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OUR NEXT BARN QUILT CLASS IS MARCH 30
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Museum is open.
Tuesdays – 9:00am to 4:00pm
Wednesdays – 9:00am to noon
Sundays – 1:00pm to 4:00pm

TCHS Welcomes You to Tonganoxie, KS

Tonganoxie was once home to some of the largest dairy farms in Kansas. The TCHS Museum is located on 10 acres of one of those dairies. The buildings include a 1932 milking parlor, hay barn and silo; a 1916 one room school house; 1918 church; and a 1936 Fire Pumper Truck.

TCHS is a non-profit organization, funded through dues, donations, memorials, building rentals, grants and various fund-raising activities.

Announcements

PLEASE NOTE:
The museum will be closed on Wednesday, February 13, 2019.

FOURTH TUESDAY PROGRAM:
February 26 - 7:00PM
The Grandfathers in Kansas:
The Material Culture of the Delaware on the Frontier 1829-1867 – presented by Wade Davis. DOWNLOAD FLYER

CHILI FEED SUPPER:
Feb 21st is our annual Chili Feed at the United Methodist Church from 11am to 7pm.  DOWNLOAD FLYER

Barn Block Workshop
Saturday, March 30 from 9am to 3pm.

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Events Calendar

HOURS

The museum and buildings are open to the public.
Come visit us!
Tuesdays 9:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesdays 9:00am – Noon
Sundays 1:00pm – 4:00pm 

Tours can also be arranged at other times by appointment.
In case of severe weather, ice, or heavy snow, the museum will be closed.
Admission is free – Donations are appreciated.

MUSEUM

GO BACK to the mid-1800's and the beginning of the town of Tonganoxie. EXPERIENCE history through the lens of a small town.

DISCOVER the story of prehistoric people in this area and see the artifacts they left behind. LEARN about the Native Americans and immigrants who shaped this community.

EXPLORE the Fairchild-Knox hay barn and milking parlor, once one of the largest dairies in the state of Kansas.

IMAGINE education in a one room school house. Honey Valley School was established in 1869, the 56th school district in Leavenworth County. The school did not close until 1958.

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Photos from Yesteryear