Museums in Kansas City, KS

Find museums in Kansas City, KS. Listings include Strawberry Hill Museum and Cultural Center, KC, Sauer Castle, Grinter Place State Historic Site, Concerned Citizens For Old Quindaro Museum, Piano Technicians Guild Foundation and Grinter Place. Click on each in the list below the map for more information.

  • 10/16/20
    In 1833, a James Kennerly led a group of Kickapoo Indians to their reserve North of Fort Leavenworth. He paid Moses Grinter $38.75 for “…ferriage of Indians, four wagons and baggage, across the Kansa...
    > Grinter Place State Historic Site
  • 10/13/20
    The following notice appeared in the “Wyandotte Gazette” on June 14, 1878: “Death of an old citizen, Moses R. Grinter, died at his residence at Secondine, in this county on Wednesday, June 12th, at t...
    > Grinter Place State Historic Site
  • 10/09/20
    In the late 1850s Toley, a Shawnee Indian, operated a River ferry across the Kansas River two miles west of Moses Grinter’s Ferry. Both ferries were located in Wyandotte County. Here we see a ferry ...
    > Grinter Place State Historic Site
  • 10/06/20
    Moses and Annie Grinter donated two acres of their property in Wyandotte County for a church and cemetery. A little church was built there in 1868 and the Grinters are buried in the cemetery. The cur...
    > Grinter Place State Historic Site
  • 10/02/20
    This cupboard photo is of one of a few Grinter family heirlooms in Grinter Place. Along with the photograph, the story of the cupboard was passed down. Moses Grinter acquired it in trade when a clien...
    > Grinter Place State Historic Site
  • 09/29/20
    The Grinter Ferry operated over the Kansas River. The Parkville Missouri-Quindaro Ferry operated over the nearby Missouri River. Early in the Civil War, Missourians sunk that Parkville-Quindaro Ferr...
    > Grinter Place State Historic Site