Riley County Historical Museum

The Riley County Historical Museum is open through timed entry appointments.

If you would like to visit the Museum, please call 785-565-6490 or contact us through this website to make an appointment.

The Museum is available to visit Tuesday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Archive/Library is open by appointment.

We request that visitors wear a mask, stay 6 feet away from others, and not touch anything in the Museum.

Visitors will be limited to parties of up to four people, with no more than 12 visitors in the Museum at once.

Goodnow House State Historic Site is also open to visitors, with a limit of two visitors at a time. Please call the Riley County Historical Museum at 785-565-6490 to arrange a visit to Goodnow House.

The Wolf House Museum is open by appointment Saturday and Sunday 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. starting May 30. Visitors are limited to two persons at a time.

The Pioneer Log Cabin is closed for renovation.

We are happy to answer questions, or provide help by telephone at 785-565-6490 or by e-mail through this website.

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Current Exhibits

Learn more about Riley County history through our exhibits!


Learn more about our tours and programs.  For guided tours, by appointment, call 785-565-6490.

Or take yourself on a self guided driving tour:

Archives & Library

Research Riley County in the research library.  Please call ahead to make an appointment to conduct research in the Fay N. and Dora Seaton Memorial Library and Archives.

Historical Sites

Visit our other historical sites!

The Riley County Historical Society and Museum is a proud partner of the Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area
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