Exhibits & Events

What the Freak Exhibit

Does the McPherson Museum really have a one-headed, two-bodied piglet? The only way to find out is to visit the What the Freak exhibit at the Museum! This exhibit features WEIRD, UNUSUAL and BIZARRE artifacts from the museum’s collection. Some [...]

Model Train Exhibit

Scenes from McPherson are being replicated in the Mid-Kansas Model Railroad layout. Iconic buildings from the past have been painstakingly produced in HO format to provide a background to the trains that travel around the [...]

Art Gallery

Housed in the Norene Catron Ketcherside Gallery of Fine Arts is the McPherson Schools Art Collection. The collection began in 1911 with the first art exhibition held at the high school. The students purchased two [...]


Meteorites from around the United States and other countries can be seen. Most were collected by famed meteorite scientist H.H. Nininger, a former professor of McPherson College. At one time Nininger had the largest private [...]


  1. Birdseye Tasting Series

    Kansas Beers – Birdseye Tasting Series

    April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Members Only Event

    May 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  3. Coffee Cup

    All School Day Chamber Coffee

    May 9 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
  4. ASD
  5. Museum Closed

    May 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thank you Walmart!

    Friday, April 12th at Walmart McPherson's Remodel Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting the Museum received a $500.00 donation. We cannot thank Walmart enough for their generosity and for supporting the community!

  • HO Model Train Exhibit

    The Mid Kansas Model Railroaders (MKMR) have set up a temporary 30ft x 30ft HO model train layout in the Dick & Linda Nichols Expo Hall until the end of May. This layout is a [...]

  • Little Free Library Ribbon Cutting

    Little Free Library

    Sharing stories: Little Free Library opens Little Free Library Map