LCHS Hours of Operation

September - May
Tuesday - Saturday
1:00pm - 5:00pm

Summer Hours
Tuesday - Saturday
10:00am - 4:00pm

Research Library
January - December
Tuesday - Friday
10:00am - 4:00pm

Howe House & Farmstead
March-May, September
Fridays Only
1:00pm - 5:00pm

Summer Hours
June - August
Fridays Only
10:00am - 4:00pm

Tours are also available by appointment, but must be booked 24 hours in advance.
Saving history and telling stories since 1937
 summer fun!

This summer and fall we will be traveling throughout Lyon County promoting the Lyon County History Center at the following events:

Americus Days - Saturday, June 14
Reading Fish Fry - Saturday, June 28
Olpe Downhome Days - Saturday, July 12
Hartford Harvest Days - Saturday, September 27

Please stop by our booth at each of these events and learn more about the Lyon County History Center, updates on the move to our new location and the history of Lyon County and its communities.

Stop by the museum during our regular business hours to view our current exhibits. 

- "A Knight in Emporia, Tall Tales of Sir Orville Watson Mosher, Jr." Exhibt
-"The Why's and What's of Veteran's Day" Exhibit
-Brinkman Train Room

summer hours
We are currently open for our summer hours. 
Museum -
Tuesday - Saturday  10AM to 4PM

Research Center
Tuesday - Friday   10AM to 4PM

Richard Howe Welsh Farmstead
Every Friday   10AM to 4PM or by appointment with a 24-hour notice.

orange leaf fundraiser
Thanks to all the Society members, community residents, and DK200 riders and support crew members for stopping by Orange Leaf to grab a yummy dessert and help the Historical Society!  With your help we were able to raise funds for educational programming and exhibit materials.