AAA Editor Notes
Kauffman Museum is .7 mi. s. of I-135 exit 34 at 2801 N. Main St., across from Bethel College. The museum is on a 5-acre site that consists of woods and a re-created prairie with native grasses and wildflowers. Indoor exhibits focus on Native Americans, the natural history of the Plains, and the culture and heritage of European Mennonites who immigrated to the Central Plains in the 1870s.
Permanent exhibits include Mennonite Immigrant Furniture, Mirror of the Martyrs and Of Land and People. Temporary exhibits often are available. Historical buildings include a late 19th-century homesteader’s log cabin and a Kansas farmstead with an 1875 house and 1886 barn.