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Bethel College. Kauffman Museum

2801 N. Main St.
North Newton, Kansas 67117

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 316-283-1612

Repository URL: http://www.bethelks.edu/kauffman/index.html External Link

Repository code: knnb

Repository description (extant): This is Kauffman Museum:
* a tallgrass prairie reconstruction with over 15 species of grasses and more than 100 wildflower species
* the award-winning permanent exhibit Of Land and People which tells the story of the coming of the Mennonites from Europe to the central plains in the 1870s and their encounters with the prairie environment and its people
* an historic farmstead with heritage flower and vegetable gardens around the 1875 Voth-Unruh-Fast House and the 1886 Ratzlaff Barn
* a new permanent exhibition featuring Kauffman Museum's collections of Mennonite immigrant furniture which was designated an official "Save America's Treasures" project
* changing special exhibitions which have garnered numerous awards for excellence
* educational programming for the whole family; guided tours available with themes complementing school curricula; teaching kits available for loan
* innovative traveling exhibits, which have been installed in museums across the United States and Canada, available for booking

The Museum is named in memory of Charles Kauffman, founder and curator of the original Kauffman Museum. His work has been incorporated into the greatly enlarged and reorganized exhibit program.

Repository type: Museum

Collections:

A charge to keep: the story of Hall's Chapel AME Church

 

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