Coming 2021

remembering Richland exhibit

All event dates are subject to change, based on the fluid situation with COVID-19 and social distancing. We urge you to call 785-783-4420 before planning any visits to the museum.

THROUGH DECEMBER 1

The Great Douglas County History Hunt

Several cultural sites in our area are partnering on an exciting digital offering for the public. Now through December 1, take a GPS enabled tour of county historic sites and be entered in a drawing for prize bags worth $100. Winners will be drawn and notified December 2.

Simply download the Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area app or open the History Hunt page on your mobile device. Enable location alerts on your device and follow the instructions to earn digital badges for all 13 sites and qualify for the prize drawing.

Participants simply need to fall within the GPS coordinates for each site in order to collect badges, enabling you to on the hunt at any time during the event.

The Great Douglas County History Hunt is a fun and unique way to enjoy local history.

THROUGH APRIL 2021

Museum Available for "By Appointment Only" Visits

During our off-season the board is preparing its exhibits and programs for next spring and we look forward to being able to open our museum to the public in 2021. Until then, you can still visit by appointment only. Please call the museum's reception desk at 785-783-4420 and leave a message to visit or research. For a more immediate response, feel free to call Vice President Saundra Hiller directly at 620-654-6143.

MAY 2021

Remembering Richland Featured Exhibit

The Remembering Richland Exhibit is scheduled to open in May 2021. When unveiled next spring, we will have a more comprehensive exhibit than originally anticipated and we are beyond excited to share it with you.

A few activities to keep in mind that will coincide with the opening of the exhibit in May 2021:

VIP Social Event

The board will be setting a VIP Social Date for museum members and exhibit donors to get a sneak peak of the much anticipated homage to Richland.

Richland Community Events & Homecoming Fair

A reenactment of the Richland Homecoming Fair is penciled in for next May. Watch for details!

​​Call us:

785-783-4420

Email us:

wakarusavalleymuseum@gmail.com

​Find us: 

716 N 1190 Rd

Lawrence, KS 66047

Open:

June 1 - October 31

By Appointment Only

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