Burlingame Schuyler Museum

Burlingame Schuyler Museum "Preserving the past for the future" Burlingame is a small town located on the historic Santa Fe Trail and full of rich history.
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Our Mission is to preserve and maintain the Burlingame area history, oral or written, buildings, Santa Fe Avenue, historical sites and artifacts, and make it available to the public to further their education and knowledge of the Burlingame community and its history.

Join us for lunch this Sunday and support your local museum at the same time!
03/18/2019

Join us for lunch this Sunday and support your local museum at the same time!

40 years ago today: "The Matterhorn of Burlingame"Source: Feb 8, 1979 Burlingame Enterprise-Chronicle
02/08/2019

40 years ago today: "The Matterhorn of Burlingame"
Source: Feb 8, 1979 Burlingame Enterprise-Chronicle

🌻 Happy Kansas Day! 🌻The Burlingame community and Burlingame schools have a long tradition of partnering together ...
01/29/2019

🌻 Happy Kansas Day! 🌻
The Burlingame community and Burlingame schools have a long tradition of partnering together to celebrate our State's birthday each year!

Source: Feb 3, 1977 Burlingame Enterprise-Chronicle

01/22/2019

🌻🌻 Join us for Kansas Day at the Museum! 🌻🌻

Burlingame Schuyler Museum presents our annual Kansas Day at the Museum on Friday January 25, 2019. The program/demonstrations will run 9:00 am to 11:00 am. We will close for lunch 11 am -12:30 pm and resume the program from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm.

There will be 3 different activities going on throughout the day, running every 20 minutes:

- Flag etiquette presented by David Prescott
- "Milk Comes from a Cow" presented by Daresa Prescott
- Marble games presented by Lily Shultz.

The public is invited to join the activities and also enjoy the open displays in the museum.

Admission is free but donations are greatly appreciated.

Superior Schoolhouse/Home TourSaturday, December 8, 201811:00 am - 2:00 pmTickets available at Schuyler Museum, Superior...
11/29/2018

Superior Schoolhouse/Home Tour
Saturday, December 8, 2018
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Tickets available at Schuyler Museum, Superior Schoolhouse and 405 S. Prospect

Burlingame Country Christmas Saturday, December 8, 2018
11/29/2018

Burlingame Country Christmas
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Burlingame school letterhead used in 1890Source: 1962 Burlingame yearbook
11/17/2018

Burlingame school letterhead used in 1890

Source: 1962 Burlingame yearbook

Calling all crafters! Booth spaces are available for the Burlingame Country Christmas craft show on Saturday, December 8...
09/17/2018

Calling all crafters! Booth spaces are available for the Burlingame Country Christmas craft show on Saturday, December 8, 2018.

Osage County News
03/20/2018
Osage County News

Osage County News

You probably haven’t heard of her, but Aunt Emily Ford was one of the most beloved citizens of Burlingame, Kansas. At a time when prejudice and segregation ran rampant throughout most of the country, the color line however did not exist for Aunt Emily in her adopted community, and she held a special place of honor and respect there.
Read more in Wendi Bevitt's latest chapter of the Hidden History of Osage County: http://www.osagecountyonline.com/archives/29066

Hidden History: Temperance crusaders attempt to axe the evils of liquor in early Burlingame | Osage County Online | Osag...
12/27/2017
Hidden History: Temperance crusaders attempt to axe the evils of liquor in early Burlingame | Osage County Online | Osage County News

Hidden History: Temperance crusaders attempt to axe the evils of liquor in early Burlingame | Osage County Online | Osage County News

Carry Nation, the hatchet bearing opponent of saloons and liquor, made her first raid on an establishment selling liquor in 1894. It was 20 years earlier in Burlingame, Kan., however, that two hatchet-wielding women with the same goal of protecting their homes from the abuses of drink, marched up Sa...

Lots of activity happening at the museum today!
12/02/2017

Lots of activity happening at the museum today!

Burlingame Country Christmas  --  Saturday, December 2, 2017.  HOLIDAY HOME TOUR: $5 tickets available at the museum. Pr...
11/18/2017

Burlingame Country Christmas -- Saturday, December 2, 2017.

HOLIDAY HOME TOUR: $5 tickets available at the museum. Proceeds benefit the museum and the preservation of Superior Schoolhouse (one of the stops on the self-guided tour!). Hours: 11 am - 2 pm

* Superior One-Room Schoolhouse, 189th St & S Hwy 56
* Home of Dan & Becky Muzzy, 341 W. Fremont
* Home of Danny & Anne Seele, 4400 E. Hwy 56
* Federated Church, 322 S. Topeka Ave

FESTIVAL OF TREES: Visit the museum's popular Festival of Trees and vote for your favorite tree decorated by local schoolchildren, youth clubs, families and individuals! Hours: 10 am - 5:30 pm

Construction of present-day Burlingame Fire Department building began in 1977. Source: Burlingame Enterprise-Chronicle 0...
11/01/2017

Construction of present-day Burlingame Fire Department building began in 1977.

Source: Burlingame Enterprise-Chronicle 03-31-1977

🎃 Happy Halloween! 🎃Rotary Club 1970s-era annual Halloween tradition. Source: Burlingame Enterprise-Chronicle 10-2...
10/31/2017

🎃 Happy Halloween! 🎃

Rotary Club 1970s-era annual Halloween tradition.

Source: Burlingame Enterprise-Chronicle 10-27-1977

Discussion on building a town swimming pool first began in 1969. Source: Burlingame Enterprise-Chronicle 05-22-1969
10/30/2017

Discussion on building a town swimming pool first began in 1969.

Source: Burlingame Enterprise-Chronicle 05-22-1969

Boy Scouts travel through Burlingame in covered wagon following the Santa Fe Trail
10/27/2017

Boy Scouts travel through Burlingame in covered wagon following the Santa Fe Trail

Source: Burlingame Enterprise-Chronicle 09-11-1969
10/25/2017

Source: Burlingame Enterprise-Chronicle 09-11-1969

A snapshot of Burlingame in 1977Source: Burlingame Enterprise-Chronicle 03-10-1977
10/23/2017

A snapshot of Burlingame in 1977

Source: Burlingame Enterprise-Chronicle 03-10-1977

Article commemorating a century of Santa Fe railroad service through Burlingame. Published on the front page of the Burl...
10/20/2017

Article commemorating a century of Santa Fe railroad service through Burlingame.

Published on the front page of the Burlingame Enterprise-Chronicle 09-29-1969

Demolition of Opera House on Santa Fe AvenueSource: Burlingame Enterprise-Chronicle 09-04-1969
10/19/2017

Demolition of Opera House on Santa Fe Avenue

Source: Burlingame Enterprise-Chronicle 09-04-1969

An ad from the 10-04-1892 Osage County Chronicle reprinted in the 09-04-1969 Enterprise-Chronicle regarding the impendin...
10/18/2017

An ad from the 10-04-1892 Osage County Chronicle reprinted in the 09-04-1969 Enterprise-Chronicle regarding the impending demolition of the Opera House on Santa Fe Avenue.

1880s Opera House on Santa Fe Avenue as it looked in 1969 shortly before demolitionSource: Burlingame Enterprise-Chronic...
10/17/2017

1880s Opera House on Santa Fe Avenue as it looked in 1969 shortly before demolition

Source: Burlingame Enterprise-Chronicle 05-29-1969

Article outlining the possible demolition of the 1880s Opera House on Santa Fe AvenueSource: Burlingame Enterprise-Chron...
10/16/2017

Article outlining the possible demolition of the 1880s Opera House on Santa Fe Avenue

Source: Burlingame Enterprise-Chronicle 05-22-1969

A descendent of the man the town of Burlingame was named after visited the museum this week. http://www.och-c.com/?q=art...
08/31/2017
Burlingame, meet Burlingame | Osage County Herald-Chronicle

A descendent of the man the town of Burlingame was named after visited the museum this week.

http://www.och-c.com/?q=article/burlingame-meet-burlingame

Burlingame relative visits Burlingame city BURLINGAME – A Burlingame was in Burlingame last week. Richard Burlingame, a truck driver from Pennsylvania, stopped at various sites Tuesday, Aug. 22, in Burlingame for a quick tour of the city named after his distant cousin, Anson Burlingame.

Now accepting vendors for Country Christmas Craft Fair to be held Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017
08/05/2017

Now accepting vendors for Country Christmas Craft Fair to be held Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017

Late 1800s pictures taken in Burlingame photography studios
08/04/2017

Late 1800s pictures taken in Burlingame photography studios

05/23/2017

Burlingame Schuyler Museum celebrating the 15th anniversary Saturday May 27, 2017, 10 am to 5 pm. Come tour the museum, enjoy refreshments and visit with old friends. All Burlingame school alumni are welcome to share old memories and renew old childhood friends.

Come join us for supper.
05/11/2017

Come join us for supper.

Timeline Photos
05/05/2017

Timeline Photos

Come help us celebrate 15 years and growing! Open to the public. BHS alumni, we invite you to meet up with your classmat...
04/30/2017

Come help us celebrate 15 years and growing! Open to the public. BHS alumni, we invite you to meet up with your classmates and spend the day with us while you are in town for reunion weekend. See you then!

Come enjoy Rodeo Days in downtown Burlingame.  Activities all day -- Saturday May 20
04/30/2017

Come enjoy Rodeo Days in downtown Burlingame. Activities all day -- Saturday May 20

Enter your best pie and enjoy the Rodeo Days festivities in Burlingame!
04/16/2017

Enter your best pie and enjoy the Rodeo Days festivities in Burlingame!

11/15/2015

The FESTIVAL OF TREES is coming!!
Are you, your organization, or your business interested in decorating a tree for our Festival of Trees this year?
The trees remain on display all through December for the visitors to vote on by placing donations for their favorite tree!
All proceeds go to the Schuyler Museum.
Please comment or message for details in how to reserve your tree today!!

11/13/2015

~VOLUNTEERS NEEDED~
Can you spare 3 hours of your time?
Our museum is run solely on volunteer hours and support. If you are willing to sit in on a 3 hour shift to help us keep our doors open, we need your help!
Please respond or message if you are willing to help!!

Timeline Photos
11/07/2015

Timeline Photos

Photo credit to: Kaylyn Masters
11/07/2015

Photo credit to: Kaylyn Masters

10/08/2015

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!
Can you spare 3 hours of your time?
Our museum is run solely on volunteer hours and support. If you are willing to sit in on a 3 hour shift to help us keep our doors open, we need your help!
Please respond or message if you are willing to help!!

06/13/2015

SUMMER VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!

Volunteers are needed to provide 3 hours of time to host at the museum, helping keep our doors open to the public. We are an all-volunteer organization and having great volunteers helps contribute to our success!

If you are interested in donating a few hours of your time, in this great way to be involved in the community, please call the museum at 785-654-3170 and shoot us a message here with your information. We'd love to have you and thank you for your support!

Elaine, Linda, and Carolyn are here to greet you :)
05/16/2015

Elaine, Linda, and Carolyn are here to greet you :)

That's a lot of homemade desserts!!
05/16/2015

That's a lot of homemade desserts!!

05/16/2015

Taco Feed is underway!!!! Come on down and eat!!

Today's the day! Hope to see you there!! #RodeoDays
05/16/2015

Today's the day! Hope to see you there!! #RodeoDays

Address

117 S Dacotah St
Burlingame, KS
66413-1225

Opening Hours

Wednesday 13:00 - 16:00
Friday 13:00 - 16:00
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00
Sunday 13:00 - 16:00

Telephone

(785) 654-3561

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