House Museums & Open-Air Museums of Kansas Photos

House Museums are historic or architecturally important homes restored to a defined period of time & open for public tours. Open-Air Museums are collections of such houses in a village or neighborhood with the addition of farms, commercial or industrial buildings. A list of all house museums in the state follows the featured museums at the top.

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Eisenhower Family House, Abilene, KS House where Dwight D. Eisenhower lived with his parents starting 1898. Abilene, KS Radio in Eisenhower family house. Abilene, KS. Bedroom of Eisenhower family house. Abilene, KS.
Allen-Lambe House, Wichita, KS Front facade of Allen-Lambe House. Wichita, KS Garden pool at Allen-Lambe House. Wichita, KS Carriage entrance of Allen-Lambe House. Wichita, KS

Other House Museums of Kansas
  • Abilene: Eisenhower Family Home
  • Abilene: Seelye Mansion
  • Argonia: Salter House & Museum
  • Atchison: Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum
  • Atchison: Evah C. Cray Historical Home Museum
  • Baldwin City: Old Castle Museum
  • Cheney: Souders Historical Farm Museum
  • Coffeyville: Brown Mansion
  • Council Grove: Seth Hays Home
  • Dodge City: Home of Stone & Ford County Museum
  • Ellis: Walter R. Chrysler Boyhood Home & Museum
  • Ellsworth City: Hodgden House Museum Complex
  • Emporia: William Allen White Home
  • Fort Riley: Custer House
  • Fort Scott: Chenault Mansion
  • Garden City: Finnup Home
  • Goessel: Friesen House at Mennonite Heritage Museum
  • Goessel: Krause House at Mennonite Heritage Museum
  • Hays: Volga-German House
  • Hillsboro: Pioneer Adobe House
  • Hillsboro: William Schaeffler House
  • Independence: Little House on the Prairie
  • Iola: The Boyhood Home of Major General Frederick Funston
  • Kansas City: Grinter Place Museum
  • Kansas City: Strawberry Hill Museum
  • Leavenworth: The Edward Carroll Victorian Mansion
  • Liberal: Dorothy's House & Coronado Museum
  • Lincoln: Kyne House Museum
  • Lincoln: Yohe House
  • Manhattan: Goodnow House Museum
  • Manhattan: Pioneer Log Cabin
  • Manhattan: Wolf House Museum
  • Marysville: Koester House Museum
  • McPherson: McPherson Museum at the Vaniman House
  • Meade: Dalton Gang Hideout & Museum
  • Medicine Lodge: Carry A. Nation Memorial Home
  • Newton: Warkentin House
  • Norton: Adobe Home
  • Olathe: Ensor Farmsite & Museum
  • Olathe: Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm
  • Osawatomie: Adair Cabin State Historic Site
  • Ottawa: Dietrich Cabin
  • Russell: Gernon House
  • Shawnee: 1950s All-Electric Model House
  • Studley: Cottonwood Ranch State Historical Site
  • Syracuse: Harvey House
  • Topeka: Cedar Crest
  • Topeka: Historic Ritchie House
  • Topeka: Ward Cabin (Ward-Meade Park)
  • Topeka: Ward-Meade Mansion
  • Wamego: Log Cabin-Wamego Historical Society
  • Wichita: Allen-Lambe House Museum
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