The Baxter Springs Heritage Center & Museum, operated by Baxter Springs Historical Society, is dedicated to preserving and interpreting the rich regional history of Baxter Springs, Kansas.
The museum is filled with exhibits depicting various stages of the city's history. Learn about Osage Indians, an attack on the city's Fort Blair in 1863 by William Clarke Quantrill, and how the city responded to the Civil War.
Explore exhibits about the lead and zinc mining era, including information and artifacts from the mining town of Picher, Oklahoma, closed in 2009 by the EPA as an unlivable town.
Enjoy twenty thousand square feet of climate-controlled historical exhibits for your pleasure.
740 East Avenue
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
AC / Heating
Bus / RV Parking
Group Meeting Room
Wheel Chair Accessible
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