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Donations can mean Tax Credits

For more than 50 years the McPherson Museum has been dedicated to preserving and telling the story of McPherson through education and community involvement. Your support through admissions, membership, sponsorship, gift store sales and private donations support our work. A gift to the McPherson Museum will not only help us with completing exhibits, but it […]

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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. In addition, if you purchase or renew your museum m embership on Saturday you will receive $5 off […]

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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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The Kaw Nation – People of the South Wind

The Kaw Nation – People of the South Wind – August 16th at 2:00 pm at the McPherson Museum  Join the Quivira Chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association as they bring to you a panel of speakers who look at the Kaw Nation, its history, the influence of the white man, and the life of […]

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Ride into History: Night at the Museum Day Camp Performances

Day 5 Today is the day, full of dress rehearsals and many performances. We had to add double performances to 4 out of the 6 showings. The kids did an amazing job.. For more information about Ride Into History please visit, Ride Into History. We have 8 performances on Friday evening. We had a fantastic […]

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Ride Into History: Night at the Museum Day Camp

Day 4 Today we finished costuming the children, and started practicing our performances for the tours on Friday night. This album shows some of the costuming. For more information about Ride into History please visit, Night into History. Andrew discussing what we would be doing. Andrew and Joseph discussing their performances.    Dr. Joyce with […]

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Ride Into History: Night at the Museum Day Camp.

Day 3 We started costuming today! We also started “rehearsals”. Everything moves quickly for these performances as we only have a week. The children have learned so much about their person, or artifact. We also took a few moments to be silly as you can see in some of our pictures. We have accomplished soooo […]

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Ride Into History: Night at the Museum Day Camp

Day 2: Today we researched our people and artifacts. This meant we were scurrying around to the archives. the large artifact room, an art gallery in town, as well as other resources. We looked through books, and read articles online, watched videos on how old farm tools were used, and got a hold of our […]

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