New Museum Building

New Museum Building

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What's Happening at the Museum

Free Admission on Museum Live Day! September 27,2014

In recognition of the Smithsonian Museum, who offers free admission everyday, on Saturday September 27th, Museum Day Live!, the McPherson Museum and Arts Foundation will be offering free admission. The McPherson Museum is open from 1-5 pm.

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Old Fashioned Fall Festival and Tombstone Talks

On October 25th from 6 to 9 pm, the McPherson Museum is having an Old Fashioned Fall Festival. We will have games and activities for kiddos, demonstrations in things like butter making, corn shelling, knitting, etc, a pie baking contest, cake walk, scavenger hunt, Tombstone talks and more. Admission is 1 non-perishable item per person. […]

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Mrs. Bassett and Osage Indian Raid

This month, 146 years ago, marks one of the first Indian raids in McPherson County. The Osage Indians once roamed the country from the Mississippi to Colorado. They traded peacefully with the French, and lived in permanent villages with more than 1500 residents. But by 1868 they had been forced onto a reservation somewhere near […]

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