Fort Harker Museum

309 W. Ohio
Kanopolis, KS 67454- Map It
Phone: (785) 472-5733

AAA Editor Notes

Fort Harker Museum is at 309 W. Ohio Ave. Abandoned in 1872, Fort Harker was used to protect the north central Kansas frontier from hostile Native Americans and later became the main supply depot for all the frontier forts in the West. Featured are a horse-drawn ambulance, military uniforms and equipment from World Wars I and II. A train depot is on the grounds as well as a guardhouse and officers’ quarters.
$3; $1 (ages 6-12). Admission includes Hodgden House Museum Complex in Ellsworth
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. noon-4, Memorial Day-Labor Day. Closed major holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 30 minutes minimum.