Exhibits & Events

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 [...]

Ice Age Fossils

Skeletons of a dire wolf, saber tooth cat, and a giant ground sloth from the famed La Brea “Tar Pits” are featured. These skeletons, as well as other bones from the deposits, were collected by [...]

Globe Refiners Basketball Team

The McPherson Globe Refiners were an Amateur Athletic Union basketball team sponsored by the Globe Refinery from 1934-1936. During their short existence they placed second and the National AAU Tournament and in 1936 became the [...]


  1. Closed for Maintenance

    December 23, 2018 - January 2, 2019
  2. Museum Closed for Christmas

    December 24 - December 25
  3. The Cherokee Trail in Kansas

    January 5, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. MHS Multi-Class Gathering

    August 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Cruisin’ Into Christmas

    A collection of toy cars from Matchbox to Kiddie Car Classics. Courtesy of Joe Harkins On display until January 12, 2019

  • Holiday Wish List

    Holiday Wish List With so much to do and see, the Museum is a destination place both for local residents and tourists, a must-see stop. The online catalog will be open to receive donations from [...]