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|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).|
|Fort 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.|
The Fort Wallace Museum is the perfect place for your family to explore! The Museum will be opening its brand-new exhibit space in the Milford Becker Addition, where you can experience Fort Wallace and the Old West in a new, exciting way! Take a seat in the reproduction BOD Stagecoach, see the facades of buildings from Wallace County History and crane your neck to see a 40-foot plesiosaur fossil found in 1867! Located just east of the town of Wallace on Highway 40!
2655 Highway 40
Wallace, KS 67761
You can find the Fort Wallace Museum on Google Map and
Wallace Memorial Association is 501(c)3
organization set up to run the Fort Wallace Museum.
Please contact the Museum about making a donation.
Fort Wallace Memorial will take donations through Pay Pal..
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| Free admission with a suggested donation of $7 per adult.
Winter hours [Nov.- March] 10 am-4 pm Thursday-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*