Crawford County Historical Museum

 651 South Highway 69
Pittsburg, Kansas 66762
(620) 231-1440 or 231-3794

Wednesday - Saturday: 10AM - 4PM
Sunday: Noon - 4PM

Crawford County Historical Museum Map

Crawford County Historical Museum - Pittsburg, Kansas
Crawford County Historical Museum
Crawford County Historical Museum - Pittsburg, Kansas

The Crawford County Historical Museum in Pittsburg, Kansas has one of the largest collections of artifacts, historical displays and educational material in Southeast Kansas. Unique items include a two headed calf, antique aerial fire truck, several replicas of the old mining camps and mining operations in Crawford County, a large steam shovel used in the Weir-Pittsburg Coalfield and several old buildings relocated to the museum for historical preservation. The Crawford County Historical Museum is the home of the Southeast Kansas Old Time Gas Engine and Tractor Show each June and the Southeast Kansas Old Time Gas Engine and Tractor Show in October.

ADA accessible public rest rooms.

loom at the Crawford County Historical Museum
Main gallery

Spanish cannon
Canon forged in Seville, Spain in 1806 - it may have been used in the United States Civil War


 

Peter Pirsch Aerial Fire Truck
1938 Peter Pirsch Aerial Fire Truck originally purchase by the City of Pittsburg for $12,240

Native American Kansas history display
Dioramas representing the history of Crawford County from the dinosaurs until the 17th century

Kansas Harvest for Indians
"This final scene celebrates the bounty of the Kansas harvest - the indian triad of basic food crops were wea mais,
cucurbits (squash & pumpkin, and lentils (beans)."

Green Elm School, H. R. Brown Meats and Groceries
Green Elm School (1885), H. R. Brown Meats and Groceries


Steam shovel used in the Weir-Pittsburg Coalfield

Crawford County Historical Museum Map - Pittsburg, Kansas
Crawford County Historical Museum Map 

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