Andrew County Museum

Andrew County Museum Andrew County Museum celebrates a rural way of life and the history of Andrew County, Missouri through exhibits, programs, publications, and special events.
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The award winning exhibit titled "A Rural Way of Life", interprets the rich heritage of Andrew County from 1841 into the 21st century. It explores the history of farming, as well as small towns by comparing and contrasting life on the farm with small town living showing change over time.
* Learn how families pulled together to make their farms a success.
*View how kitchens in farmhouses changed ov

The award winning exhibit titled "A Rural Way of Life", interprets the rich heritage of Andrew County from 1841 into the 21st century. It explores the history of farming, as well as small towns by comparing and contrasting life on the farm with small town living showing change over time.
* Learn how families pulled together to make their farms a success.
*View how kitchens in farmhouses changed ov

Operating as usual

Mrs Ross’s first hour American History class was at the Museum for a scavenger hunt!
05/13/2021

Mrs Ross’s first hour American History class was at the Museum for a scavenger hunt!

Yay! Another SHS American History class is at the Museum with Mrs. Ross!Thanks to Sue McCleran, Deb Wenzel, and Harold a...
05/13/2021

Yay! Another SHS American History class is at the Museum with Mrs. Ross!
Thanks to Sue McCleran, Deb Wenzel, and Harold and Carole Johnson for helping out today!

05/13/2021

Don't forget that WE ARE OPEN TONIGHT UNTIL 7:30.
Come check out the Museum
OR get started on that family history/ genealogy project. Kathy Ridge is here just waiting to I help you!

One more SHS American History class doing the scavenger hunt at the Museum. We are so glad to have the classes back in t...
05/12/2021

One more SHS American History class doing the scavenger hunt at the Museum. We are so glad to have the classes back in the Museum!
Thanks to Janice Goforth, Gail Fankhauser, Carole and Harold Johnson for volunteering today!

Yay! The SHS American History students were at the Museum for scavenger hunts.
05/12/2021

Yay! The SHS American History students were at the Museum for scavenger hunts.

It was scavenger hunt day at the Museum! We are so glad to have the SHS American History students back!
05/12/2021

It was scavenger hunt day at the Museum! We are so glad to have the SHS American History students back!

We loved having the SHS American History students back at the Museum! It was scavenger hunt day.
05/12/2021

We loved having the SHS American History students back at the Museum! It was scavenger hunt day.

More pics from the SHS American History classes scavenger hunts
05/12/2021

More pics from the SHS American History classes scavenger hunts

We are so excited to have the 2021 SHS American History classes in the Museum for scavenger hunts today!Thanks to Janice...
05/12/2021

We are so excited to have the 2021 SHS American History classes in the Museum for scavenger hunts today!
Thanks to Janice Goforth, Gail Fankhauser and Carole Johnson for helping this morning.

Rosendale High School Class of 1922Composite was donated to the museum's collection by North Andrew School District.
05/10/2021

Rosendale High School Class of 1922
Composite was donated to the museum's collection by North Andrew School District.

Rosendale High School Class of 1922
Composite was donated to the museum's collection by North Andrew School District.

May is the season for graduations.  Anyone recognize these names from the Fillmore High School graduation class of 1936?...
05/03/2021

May is the season for graduations. Anyone recognize these names from the Fillmore High School graduation class of 1936? This composite was donated to the museum's collection by North Andrew School District.

May is the season for graduations. Anyone recognize these names from the Fillmore High School graduation class of 1936? This composite was donated to the museum's collection by North Andrew School District.

04/27/2021

WE ARE OPEN TONIGHT UNTIL 7:30.
Come check out the Museum
OR get started on that family history/ genealogy project. Kathy Ridge is here just waiting to I help you!

Anyone remember the Gregory Hardware store?  Spring is a great time to visit local stores to purchase seeds for the gard...
04/26/2021

Anyone remember the Gregory Hardware store? Spring is a great time to visit local stores to purchase seeds for the garden. This was found in the museum's collection.

Anyone remember the Gregory Hardware store? Spring is a great time to visit local stores to purchase seeds for the garden. This was found in the museum's collection.

Are you a veteran? Know a veteran? Support our veterans? We hope to see you tomorrow!
04/20/2021

Are you a veteran? Know a veteran? Support our veterans?
We hope to see you tomorrow!

Are you a veteran? Know a veteran? Support our veterans?
We hope to see you tomorrow!

Raindrops Depression Glass Pattern produced by the Federal Glass Company sometime between 1929 and 1933.
04/19/2021

Raindrops Depression Glass Pattern produced by the Federal Glass Company sometime between 1929 and 1933.

Raindrops Depression Glass Pattern produced by the Federal Glass Company sometime between 1929 and 1933.

Spring is "chick" season!
04/12/2021

Spring is "chick" season!

Spring is "chick" season!

Spring showers would not be stopped by this beautiful parasol. This parasol was donated by Gary and Willa Swanson.
04/05/2021

Spring showers would not be stopped by this beautiful parasol. This parasol was donated by Gary and Willa Swanson.

Spring showers would not be stopped by this beautiful parasol. This parasol was donated by Gary and Willa Swanson.

Some of the Andrew County Museum staff is celebrating Stanley Zbyszko's birthday today.  He is a famous wrestler from th...
04/01/2021

Some of the Andrew County Museum staff is celebrating Stanley Zbyszko's birthday today. He is a famous wrestler from the 1900's who lived in Andrew County. Not only was he a famous professional wrestler, but he also trained other professional wrestlers like Harley Race.

Some of the Andrew County Museum staff is celebrating Stanley Zbyszko's birthday today. He is a famous wrestler from the 1900's who lived in Andrew County. Not only was he a famous professional wrestler, but he also trained other professional wrestlers like Harley Race.

Come see us in April. See the updated schedule.
03/29/2021

Come see us in April. See the updated schedule.

Come see us in April. See the updated schedule.

Time for a new Easter hat!
03/29/2021

Time for a new Easter hat!

Time for a new Easter hat!

You can still make it!!
03/23/2021

You can still make it!!

You can still make it!!

Come out tonight!
03/23/2021

Come out tonight!

Come out tonight!

Postcards were a popular way to communicate prior to more modern methods.
03/22/2021

Postcards were a popular way to communicate prior to more modern methods.

Postcards were a popular way to communicate prior to more modern methods.

Do you sew a little? Or know someone who does?Please help us with our Andrew County Quilt project! Come to an informatio...
03/17/2021

Do you sew a little? Or know someone who does?
Please help us with our Andrew County Quilt project! Come to an informational meeting Saturday.

Do you sew a little? Or know someone who does?
Please help us with our Andrew County Quilt project! Come to an informational meeting Saturday.

Kewpie Cutie celebrating March and St. Patrick's Day!
03/15/2021

Kewpie Cutie celebrating March and St. Patrick's Day!

Kewpie Cutie celebrating March and St. Patrick's Day!

Hummel Figurine, "March Wind."
03/08/2021

Hummel Figurine, "March Wind."

Hummel Figurine, "March Wind."

Quilt created by Irene Beaty Barman March 1947** Do you sew? How about making a quilt block for our Andrew County Quilt?...
03/01/2021

Quilt created by Irene Beaty Barman March 1947
** Do you sew? How about making a quilt block for our Andrew County Quilt?! Call us for details.

Quilt created by Irene Beaty Barman March 1947
** Do you sew? How about making a quilt block for our Andrew County Quilt?! Call us for details.

Winter weather can be beautiful.  This watercolor picture of a farmhouse in Andrew County, found in the museum's collect...
02/22/2021

Winter weather can be beautiful. This watercolor picture of a farmhouse in Andrew County, found in the museum's collection, helps capture the beauty of winter.

Winter weather can be beautiful. This watercolor picture of a farmhouse in Andrew County, found in the museum's collection, helps capture the beauty of winter.

Who remembers this store on the Savannah Square from 25 years ago? We think it was on the west side, maybe where the new...
02/13/2021

Who remembers this store on the Savannah Square from 25 years ago? We think it was on the west side, maybe where the new laundromat is now (?)
Who remembers the store name? Owners?

Who remembers this store on the Savannah Square from 25 years ago? We think it was on the west side, maybe where the new laundromat is now (?)
Who remembers the store name? Owners?

As we celebrate President's Day, here is a photograph of a biscuit tin from the collection at the museum which is covere...
02/11/2021

As we celebrate President's Day, here is a photograph of a biscuit tin from the collection at the museum which is covered in pictures of former presidents. The tin was created by the bakers of Sunshine Biscuits.

As we celebrate President's Day, here is a photograph of a biscuit tin from the collection at the museum which is covered in pictures of former presidents. The tin was created by the bakers of Sunshine Biscuits.

Cosby School     c 1944 Donald, Berning, Gerald Mandler, Virginia Hitzelberger, Maurice Tate, Mary Kurth, Alma Heinz, Mu...
02/01/2021

Cosby School c 1944
Donald, Berning, Gerald Mandler, Virginia Hitzelberger, Maurice Tate, Mary Kurth, Alma Heinz, Muriel Mandler, Mary Kline, Lluella Piper, Julia Weiland, Opal Price, Betty Keller, Leanna Harr, Madge Mandler, Mary Pat Kline, Eileen Heinz, Betty Jean Berning, Charles Berning, Melvin Bunse, Charles Weiland, Quentin Schottel, Bobbie Walter, Jr. Shreves

Cosby School c 1944
Donald, Berning, Gerald Mandler, Virginia Hitzelberger, Maurice Tate, Mary Kurth, Alma Heinz, Muriel Mandler, Mary Kline, Lluella Piper, Julia Weiland, Opal Price, Betty Keller, Leanna Harr, Madge Mandler, Mary Pat Kline, Eileen Heinz, Betty Jean Berning, Charles Berning, Melvin Bunse, Charles Weiland, Quentin Schottel, Bobbie Walter, Jr. Shreves

E. Re*****on and Sons Shotgun Primer Extractor
01/25/2021

E. Re*****on and Sons Shotgun Primer Extractor

E. Re*****on and Sons Shotgun Primer Extractor

Artillery Bank; patented in 1875 and 1892 probably different componentsFrom the collection of Harold James; donated by t...
01/18/2021

Artillery Bank; patented in 1875 and 1892 probably different components
From the collection of Harold James; donated by the United Missouri Bank

Artillery Bank; patented in 1875 and 1892 probably different components
From the collection of Harold James; donated by the United Missouri Bank

Do you recognize these county officials who were sworn in 50 years ago?
01/15/2021

Do you recognize these county officials who were sworn in 50 years ago?

Do you recognize these county officials who were sworn in 50 years ago?

Fillmore HS 1960-Dwight Fields, Roger Rolett, Thomas Keaveny, Donald Caywood, Darla Sisk, Mary Ann Martin, Wilbur June, ...
01/11/2021

Fillmore HS 1960-Dwight Fields, Roger Rolett, Thomas Keaveny, Donald Caywood, Darla Sisk, Mary Ann Martin, Wilbur June, Charlotte White, Phillip Prater, Romona Hughes, Gary Frazier, Donald Caywood, Darla Sisk

Fillmore HS 1960-Dwight Fields, Roger Rolett, Thomas Keaveny, Donald Caywood, Darla Sisk, Mary Ann Martin, Wilbur June, Charlotte White, Phillip Prater, Romona Hughes, Gary Frazier, Donald Caywood, Darla Sisk

Address

202 E Duncan Dr
Savannah, MO
64485

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Opening Hours

Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00
Thursday 10:00 - 16:00
Friday 10:00 - 16:00
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00

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(816) 324-4720

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Any info on the Christmas Party yet?
could you use some photos of yester years ?
https://youtu.be/EDYriQAAn4Y I developed this - thought the museum followers might be interested in this link... audio and visual pictures of 1957 FHS graduates and Salutatorian Speech
Love all your vintage photo shares. By chance any in your collection of Andrew County Fairs ?
This Week's History ..... 50 years ago ....Teacher of the Week......Vera Holt .....Seriously?
I really enjoy all your post of the old photos. Do you have any to share of the Andrew County Fair?
LOST AND FOUND! Left Hand Pink Camo and Black glove found on our parking lot during clean up Halloween night. Please give us a call or stop by to claim it.