Derby Historical Museum

Derby Historical Museum The Derby Historical Museum contains a wide array of artifacts and projects representing the early history, prehistory, and natural history of Kansas.

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Letters from home were important to early prairie settlers...https://derbykshistorymuseum.org/blog/f/you-have-mail
09/25/2020
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Letters from home were important to early prairie settlers...
https://derbykshistorymuseum.org/blog/f/you-have-mail

Of the thousands who staked a land claim on the prairie, only a small percentage stayed for the long term. It took a tremendous amount of work and determination to overcome the natural forces and survive. In addition, th...

We've added a new tribute to Feryl Baxter, a hard-working member of our organization that we lost last fall. Her friendl...
07/17/2020

We've added a new tribute to Feryl Baxter, a hard-working member of our organization that we lost last fall. Her friendly smile, pleasant manner, and devotion to the museum will always be cherished and greatly missed.

America's history may not be perfect in the eyes of some people...but it's the greatest success story on planet Earth. H...
07/04/2020
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America's history may not be perfect in the eyes of some people...but it's the greatest success story on planet Earth. Happy birthday, USA !

Here's another piece of Derby's past. Browse the blogs on our website for more Derby history.https://derbykshistorymuseu...
04/10/2020
Who is Chet Smith?

Here's another piece of Derby's past. Browse the blogs on our website for more Derby history.
https://derbykshistorymuseum.org/blog/f/who-is-chet-smith

Drivers in the southern part of Derby will use the major east-west arterial that carries traffic between Woodlawn and Rock Road and on to the east, called Chet Smith Avenue. When the street passes the east Derby city lim...

Here's a story about Derby that most people haven't heard. Learn more about Derby's history on our website:derbykshistor...
03/08/2020
It wasn’t Carrie Nation’s hatchet, but it worked

Here's a story about Derby that most people haven't heard. Learn more about Derby's history on our website:
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Stories of early saloons are often connected to the cowboys that drove large herds of Texas cattle through Sedgwick County on their way to shipping terminals further north. Heavy traffic of men and critters inspired entr...

02/10/2020

Address

710 E. Market
Derby, KS
67037

Opening Hours

Saturday 10:00 - 14:00

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Open Saturdays, April thru October

Come early in the day to see it all... 15 rooms of artifacts, plus displays in the hallways.

Free Admission

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Check out our new website, and please share it with your friends! https://derbykshistorymuseum.org/
Wonderful parade in Derby this morning with lots of politicians, community service providers, churches, civic organizations, etc. Great example of a well-put-together community.
Is there any of the original K15 still intact in derby?