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Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame

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So much history and fun knowledge. Not a local or a teacher and still enjoyed it

We are from Colorado, and visited Dodge City for the first time. Our first stop was the Kansas... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Portia D
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Littleton, Colorado
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Two For One

There are two museums here, the Kansas Hall Of Fame & a wax museum. Very friendly & nice workers... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
sweepea1
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Missouri
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Unique museum dedicated to the teaching profession featuring books, desks and other items from early classrooms.
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603 5th Ave, Dodge City, KS 67801-4335
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+1 316-225-7311
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While in Dodge City we wanted to see what the museum had to offer. We were welcomed by retired teachers who also give personal tours of the facility. The gift shop is small and has lots of local items. The ticket includes a self-directed tour...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We are from Colorado, and visited Dodge City for the first time. Our first stop was the Kansas Teachers Hall of Fame and Gunfighters wax museum. We learned so much about the history of teachers. It was actually quite fun! Redonda gave us a tour,...More

Thank Portia D
Reviewed 28 May 2018

It's unique.....a tribute to good teachers in Kansas. Ex-students can search a database for their teachers. There are many exhibits of teaching aids & equipment from years gone by, which may be of some interest, including a genuine (but relocated) fully equipped turn-of-the-century one room...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

I am a teacher and was here on Spring Break. Very sad to see this place closed and not open til April. There was a nice caretaker out front cleaning the lawn and he was great, gave good information and insight.

Thank McGehee1
Reviewed 22 August 2017

There are two museums here, the Kansas Hall Of Fame & a wax museum. Very friendly & nice workers with lots of knowledge.

Thank sweepea1
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The best part of this museum is the schoolroom set up in the rear of the building, and the one-room schoolhouse building outside. They even let us ring the school bell! Mary, the docent, was a treasure and had lots of stories about her own...More

Thank d s
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This is not your "drive 4 hours" to go see museum. However, if you are passing near, it is a great stop. Small, but very well done. The staff is very knowledgeable and fun to visit with. There is an original school house that has...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We were fortunate to be able to visit as this museum was usually closed at the time we visited. The curator was so kind to give us a thorough tour and answered our many questions. I especially loved the old books in the library. And...More

Thank Vicki1949
Reviewed 18 September 2016

what a quaint picture of days gone by . i loved the ambiance of long ago made me feel like i house back to little house in the prairie

Thank fatgirlrachel
Reviewed 29 August 2016

A small but well appointed museum dedicated to the best teachers of Kansas. The back room is filled with teaching artifacts and item from 1900 to the present. Out back is a complete authentic one-room school house. A great stop - and if you attended...More

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