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The Fort Wallace Museum represents just a small part of Kansas history. Please visit these links to find out more information about other museums and organizations.


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Other Resources

Western Vistas
This is a major stopping point along the Western Vistas Historic Byway. The museum interprets history of the area and is an ideal location to distribute information concerning the remainder of the byway (in either direction).


vistor bureauFort Wallace was established in 1865 to protect travelers on the Smoky Hill Trail and subsequently the building of the Kansas Pacific Railway in the late 1860s.

Fort Wallace Museum
2655 Highway 40
Wallace, KS 67761
(785) 891-3564
Site Created and Maintained by
Museum Staff and Volunteers
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Free admission with a suggested donation of $7 per adult.
Winter hours  [Nov.- March] 9 am-4 pm Monday-Saturday  and 1 pm-4pm Sunday
Summer hours  [April - Oct.] 9am-5 pm Monday-Saturday and 1-5 pm Sunday
*Note: All times Mountain Time*