6425 SW Sixth Ave, Topeka KS 66615
Excellent museum tells the entire story of the state with exhibits on its turbulent antebellum and Civil War history. Items shown include a flag carried by one of William Quantrill’s raiders, one of John Brown’s pikes, and a howitzer used by free-state forces in the 1850s.
Open 9 am-5 pm Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 pm Sunday. $8/adult.
Baxter Springs Heritage Center, Baxter Springs • Black Jack Battlefield, Wellsville • Constitution Hall, Lecompton • John Brown Museum, Osawatomie • Kansas Museum of History, Topeka • Mine Creek Battlefield, Pleasanton • Watkins Museum, Lawrence