Closed for the 4th

flagIn observance of July 4th, the High Plains Museum will be closed this Sunday, July 3rd and Monday, July 4th.  We will reopen Wednesday at 9:00 A.M.  Our current exhibit is a Dust Bowl exhibit which explores how the dust bowl came about and preventative measures used today.  This exhibit partners with the National Weather Service and the Soil Conservation Office.  Have a happy and safe 4th!

Branding Identity

What is Goodland’s Not-So-Secret Identity?  Can you name a person, place, thing or event that really stands out to you as a signature part of life in Goodland?  The High Plains Museum will be hosting a Kansas Town Hall Program in October and we are starting to look at how our identity has developed.  When one thinks of branding irons what do you think of?  Most think of the Old West and cowboys on cattle drives, but branding irons have been around for thousands of years. Read More

Closed Memorial Day

The High Plains Museum will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.  We will reopen Wednesday at 9:00 A.M.  Next week is also the last week for our exhibit “Creating Spaces Making Places” and Imagination Playground. Stop in and check it out before it leaves.  Have a safe holiday!

Get A Stamp On Our Identity!

What is Goodland’s Not-So-Secret Identity?  Can you name a person, place, thing or event that really stands out to you as a signature part of life in Goodland?  The High Plains Museum will be hosting a Kansas Town Hall Program in October and we are starting to look at how our identity has developed.  Our identity can be found in even the smallest objects; like stamps. Read More

Hook ‘Em!

Ever wish there was an easier way to fasten your boots with buttons?  What about shirts?  Well the good news is there is a way!  You can simply use a buttonhook to fasten those pesky buttons! Read More