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Museum Closed on Saturday, Oct. 1st

The McPherson Museum will be closed on Saturday, Oct. 1st for exhibit construction. Sorry for any inconvenience and please call the Museum at 620-241-8464 with any questions!

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The McPherson Museum presents…Historical Haunted House

The McPherson Museum presents…Historical Haunted House

Historical Haunted House October 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 from 8:00 to 10:00 pm McPherson Museum and Arts Foundation presents the Historical Haunted House! Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door Tickets can be purchased at the McPherson Museum 1111 E. Kansas Ave. McPherson, KS 67460

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Museum Closed Monday, Sept. 5th for Labor Day

The Museum will be closed on Monday, September 5th for the Labor Day holiday. Have a safe and fun weekend!

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Looking for the perfect Kansas gift?

Visit our gift shop at the McPherson Museum, 1111 E. Kansas, featuring Kansas products. Selections include candles, jewelry, postcards, key chains, magnets and more!

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80th Anniversary Celebration Photos

On Saturday, August 13, 2016, McPherson community members and family members representing the Globe Refiners basketball team gathered at the McPherson Museum to celebrate the 1936 Olympic Games held in Berlin, Germany. Specifically, they celebrated Team USA’s victory over Team Canada to win the first-ever gold medal in their sport. This photo gallery is dedicated […]

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Globe Refiners Exhibit

Many community volunteers have been instrumental in designing the Globe Refiners Exhibit hosted by the McPherson Museum. Life-size images highlight the McPherson Globe Refiners team. Once the exhibit is completed, visitors can stand on a wooden gym floor and compare their size to players who were once billed the “Tallest Team in the World.” Interested […]

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80th Anniversary Celebration

In the midst of the Great Depression, a basketball team from McPherson crossed the Atlantic Ocean on a ship to participate in the 1936 Olympic Games. Sponsored by the McPherson Globe Oil and Refinery, the Globe Refiners joined the Hollywood Universal team to establish the roster for the first-ever USA Olympic basketball team. McPherson team […]

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McPherson Celebrates Gold

McPherson Celebrates Gold McPherson – While athletes representing the United States dominate the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio by setting world records and claiming more than 26 gold medals thus far, the City of McPherson celebrates Olympic success of its own. On August 13, family members representing the 1936 Olympic basketball team gathered at the […]

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