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Old Depot Museum, Ottawa

#80 of 153 in Museums in Kansas
History Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
The Old Depot Museum is a history museum located in Ottawa, Kansas. The focus of the museum is primarily on the regional history of Franklin County, and the importance of trains to the development of small towns. It features history of local Native Americans, local industries, and has accurate recreations of historical rooms. The Old Depot Museum is on the National Register of Historic Places.
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  • How unique of an opportunity to visit an old railway station and go back in time to see how things were. The museum curator, Diana, is a wealth of fun and interesting facts about the museum and the...  more »
  • Model railroad set up, nice history of some local businesses. Good job at taking Covid19 precautions.  more »
  • Amazing history in this little town and fantastic museum especially for train buffs! We really enjoyed the entire place but I loved the old videos of cattle shows on the courthouse lawn!
  • Very historical and it's good for people to learn of small story not told by many
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