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Traveling Exhibit “Bison” coming to High Plains Museum

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Goodland – The traveling exhibit “Bison” is coming to the High Plains Museum, January 23 through mid-March.  This exhibit will explore the past, present and future of our state and national mammal.  Patrons can expect an interactive environment that combines history, artifacts and hands-on a

Construction Zone!

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It's Construction Zone time at the High Plains Museum for First Saturday programming!  This Saturday we will be learning about the different types of bridges.  Once you've learned about a bridge try and built it using Imagination Playground!  Construction Zone is a come and go event held at the H

Construction Zone!

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First Saturday programming kicks off this Saturday, February 1st with Construction Zone!  Between 1:00-5:00 PM we will feature the beginnings of building.  Learn what it takes to start building and then make your own creation with Imagination Playground!  Construction Zone is a come and go event

Happy Birthday Kansas! #adastraperaspera

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Ad Astra Per Aspera! Happy Birthday Kansas! Kansas celebrates 153 years of statehood today, which we are commemorating at the High Plains Museum from 3:30-6:00 PM MT with scavenger hunts, post card contest, flag building, and Kansas icon creation. We hope to see you at the High Plains Museum toda

Smithsonian Returns to Goodland in 2015

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The High Plains Museum was selected as one of only six Kansas host organizations for “Hometown Teams,” a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition coming to Kansas in 2015. The Kansas Humanities Council sponsors the “Hometown Teams” tour in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution’s

Bon Voyage to AFS!

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The High Plains Museum’s exhibit Connecting Lives Sharing Culture: 100 Years of AFS is closing January 11th. The closing reception for the exhibit will be held this Saturday from 1:00 to 5:00 PM. During that time the HPM will feature Japanese dancing, activities for ages 4-13, and a chance to se

Happy New Year

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The High Plains Museum will be closed Wednesday January 1 for the holiday.  We will reopen Thursday January 2 at 9:00 AM.  This is also your last chance to see the exhibit "Connecting Lives Sharing Culture: 100 Years of AFS" as the exhibit will close January 11.  Have a safe and happy new year!

Christmas around the world!

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Join us this Saturday, December 7th, from 1:00 to 5:00 PM for Christmas around the world at the High Plains Museum. Learn about how other countries celebrate Christmas through crafts and stories.  Also when you come bring a shoe to the museum, where you will fill your shoe with hay and carrots.  T

Holiday Hours

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The High Plains Museum will be closed Thursday November 28, Friday November 29 and Saturday November 30 to observe the holiday.  We will reopen Monday December 2 at 9:00 AM.  December is also the last month to see our current exhibit, "Connecting Lives, Sharing Culture: 100 Years of AFS."  The ex