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Independence Historical Museum & Art Center 8th and Myrtle
PO Box 294
Independence, KS 67301


10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
--Tues - Sat
Closed Sunday and Monday

Admission Fee
$5.00 Adults
$3.00 Ages 6-18
Free - Ages 5 & Under
Free Active Military

Holiday Hours

Closed on major holidays


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For an overview of the museum click here.

Current Events

Elevate the Museum

Independence Historical Museum & Art Center launched the event called "Elevate the Museum", a Five-year Renovation Pledge Campaign. The goal of the campaign is to raise funds to make the 100 year old building more accessible and safer to members and visitors.


Wi-FI is now available in the museum for your use. You can research your family history or other research items.. You can bring your own computer, or use one of the computers available. The WIFI and the coffee bar are open during regular business hours.

Gift Shop

Check out our gift shop. We have many exciting items on display. Gift Shop link.

Museum Luncheons

Luncheons are held each month on the second Friday at Noon from September through May. September's Luncheon is scheduled for September 14, 2018 at Noon. Be sure to make reservations each month by calling 620-331-3515.

Art Center

Steve Greenwall's classes: Call the museum for updates. Regular painting days are the second and fourth Mondays. Steve Greenwall classes are on the third Monday - subject to change.

"click here for the Art Center Page"



There is a lot of news in the December 2017 newsletter. The current and prior years' newsletters are available for download at Newsletters.

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