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TCHS Welcomes You to Tonganoxie, KS

Tonganoxie was once home to the largest dairy farms in Kansas. The TCHS historical site is located on 10 acres of one of those dairies. The buildings include: the Fairchild/Knox barn, a 1929 dairy barn with milk parlor and hay barn, silo, and working windmill; the Honey Valley School, a 1916 one room school house; the Reno Methodist Church, a 1918 church; and a 1936 Fire Pumper Truck.

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.

TCHS meets in the Reno Methodist Church building on the fourth Tuesday of every month (except June and December) at 7:00 pm for a brief business meeting and an historical program. The meetings are open to the public and there is no charge.

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

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December 9 & 10
The Museum will be open during the Pop Up Craft Mall in the Fairchild-Knox Dairy Barn. Saturday 9 to 4, Sunday noon to 5

 

Announcements

MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED ON
December 24 and 31,
in observation of the Christmas and New Year holidays. The Museum will also be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 26th & 27th.

Annual Holiday Party
Tuesday December 12 – 6:00pm.
in the Fairchild-Knox Hay Barn at the Historical Site.

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Upcoming Events

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  • calendar iconDec 3rd, 1pm – 4pm
    Museum is Open
  • calendar iconDec 5th, 9am – 4pm
    Museum is Open
  • calendar iconDec 6th, 9am – noon
    Volunteer Work Day
  • calendar iconDec 9th, 9am – 4pm
    Craft Mall, Museum open
  • calendar iconDec 10th, noon – 5pm
    Craft Mall, Museum open
  • calendar iconDec 10th, 1pm – 4pm
    Museum is Open
  • calendar iconDec 12th, 9am – 4pm
    Museum is Open
  • calendar iconDec 12th, 6:00pm
    Annual Holiday Party
  • calendar iconDec 13th, 9am – noon
    Volunteer Work Day
  • calendar iconDec 17th, 1pm – 4pm
    Museum is Open
  • calendar iconDec 19th, 9am – 4pm
    Museum is Open
  • calendar iconDec 20th, 9am – noon
    Volunteer Work Day
  • calendar iconDec 24th,
    Museum is CLOSED
  • calendar iconDec 26th,
    Museum is CLOSED
  • calendar iconDec 27th,
    Museum is CLOSED
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    Museum is CLOSED