Museum and Village, 85 S. Highway 281, Great Bend, Kansas


Image By joining the Barton County Historical Society, you are helping to preserve the special heritage of Barton County, Kansas. As a member, you are entitled to free admission and newsletters. Activities include meetings, programs, lectures and special events. Your assistance is vital to the care and preservation of the Historical Society's priceless collections and in providing continuing support.

Membership Levels

Please join now at one of these levels:

  • $20 Annual Individual Membership
  • $30 Annual Family Membership
  • $100+ Annual Contributor
  • $500+ Annual Benefactor
  • $1000+ Life Members

Additional contributions are always welcome.

The Historical Society cannot run without the gracious assistance of volunteers. If you would like to offer your time and talents, please contact the Museum office.

For further information, please write, telephone or e-mail:

bchsdirector at

HOURS & ADMISSION:Summer Hours (April-October)

Tuesday through Friday
10 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday
1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Winter Hours (November-March)

Tuesday through Friday
10 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Admission $4 for non-members 16 & older

Barton County Historical Society
P.O. Box 1091
85 S. Hwy. 281
Great Bend, KS 67530-1091
(620) 793-5125

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