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Interested in taking a closer look at history in Linn County, if so then there are multiple opportunitities that await. Take a trip to one or all of the wonderfully rich in history museums. As you can see below Linn County is home to numerous museums so feel free to explore and learn about this land.

Trading Post Museum
15710 N 4th St.
Pleasanton, KS 66075
(913) 352-6441
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Located in the village of Trading Post, one of the oldest settlements in Kansas and the site of an early French trading post with the Osage Indians. The museum includes historical exhibits, old farm machinery and an old country school.

Trading Post Museum hours are April 1 through November 7, Tuesday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The museum is air-conditioned and handicap accessible. Tours and groups are welcome. To schedule a group showing either write, call, or e-mail the museum using the contact information listed above.

Linn County Museum
307 East Park Street
Pleasanton, KS 66075
(913) 352-8739

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Located in Pleasanton in Dunlap Park and sponsored by the Linn County Historical Society, the museum has one of the best genealogy libraries in the region. Displays reltae a wide range of county history, including the Mine Creek Battle, lead mining in Kansas, and an old country store exhibit. Open Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM, mid-March through November.

LaCygne Historical Society
300 N. Broadway
LaCygne, KS 66040

Parker Historical Society & Museum
211 W. Main
Parker, KS 66072