Lane County Historical Museum
 
333 North Main Street
Dighton, Kansas 67839
(620) 397-5652

Tuesday - Saturday: 1 - 5 PM
Free

Lane County Historical Museum Map

Lane County Historical Museum - Dighton, Kansas
Lane County Historical Museum
Lane County Historical Museum - Dighton, Kansas

The Lane County Historical Museum in Dighton, Kansas is a small museum with very nicely done exhibits. The museum opened in 1977 and expanded in 2014-2017. A third phase is being planned. There is a large museum store with a nice selection of gifts, clothing, handcrafted items, books, music figures and post cards. We think most visitors will be satisfied with 30-45 minutes.

One of the most attractive displays is a recreated 1920 country store and post office. Other displays depict a harness shop, one room school, cafe, dress shop, barber shop and more Lane County History.

During our 2019 visit to the museum the docent showed us a reproduction sod house which was built in 1961. The grounds also have old farm machinery on display.

Lane County Historical Museum gallery
1900 horse drawn buggy


 

Shields post office - Lane County Historical Museum
Shields post office

sod house - Lane County, Kansas
1961 reproduction sod house


sod house interior

Lane County Historical Museum Map - Dighton, Kansas
Lane County Historical Museum Map

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