• Santa Fe Trail Tired Iron Show

    Come out to the museum on Saturday and Sunday, October 12th and 13th between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. for our annual Tired Iron Show. Enjoy antiques tractors, gas engines, automobiles and much more.  Demonstrations include wheat threshing, corn shelling,  steam traction engine plowing, wood carving, blacksmithing, sawmilling, horse drawn plowing, and more.

    There is something for the whole family!!

    Kids will enjoy our pumpkin patch games, class in the one-room schoolhouse, story time on the prairie, kids corn coin hunt, peddle pull competition, and bounce house.

    Sunday morning everyone is welcome to join us in the Johnson Street Escue Chapel for a church service.

    Sue’s BBQ and Bahama Mama’s will be serving up delicious food all day, both days.

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  • Annual Meeting of the Fort Larned Historical Society Membership

    Join us at 7 p.m. for our annual membership meeting.  This is a great opportunity to meet the museum staff and see what has been happening at the museum this year.  A brief business meeting will be followed by an entertaining presentation, TBD.  Cookies and refreshments will be served afterward.


  • Christmas on the Prairie

    Join the Santa Fe Trail Center Museum from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm on December 14, 2019 for Christmas on the Prairie.  This unique holiday experience will give you a glimpse into what Christmas was like for the early American settlers during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

    Travel back in time through the sod house, Johnson Street Escue Chapel, Frizell Depot, and L’Dora Schoolhouse.  While visiting the buildings you will get to enjoy special treats and hands on activities  A horse drawn wagon will be available to take you around the grounds.

    Santa and Mrs. Clause will be at the museum as well–ready to hear Christmas wishes and take photos with the kids.

    Refreshments will be served in the main museum and the galleries will be open for visitors to view.  You won’t want to miss all the changes in the East gallery.  The Trail Gift Shop has some great stocking stuffers and last minute Christmas gifts, too.

    This event is being sponsored by the Santa Fe Trail Center Museum for a FREE WILL DONATION.