Hours & Admission

Lyon County History Center
Tuesday to Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm

Suggested Admission – MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS FREE
Adults $3.00
Seniors (60 & Over) $3.00
Students (Elem-College) $1.00
Lyon County Residents $1.00
Active Military & Veterans Free
Children (6 & Under)  Free Free



Research Room & Archives

Tuesday to Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm

Free Admission – research assistance available.

Research appointments are suggest for out of town visitors



Historic Howe House & Welsh Farmstead
Free Admission: Open by Appointment


Commercial Street 2-Hour Parking

Public Parking Lot off of Merchant St


Is your school, church group or civic organization needing a speaker? We offer outreach programs about the museum, museum events and the history of Lyon County. To schedule an Outreach Program contact the Education Director at 620.340.6314.

Group & School Tours

For those who would like a personalized experience of the Lyon County History Center, we offer guided tours for both adult and student groups. Our tours can be modified to suit your needs and interests.

To schedule a field trip for your school group please contact the Education Director at 620.340.6314 or


The accessible entrance to LCHC is located on the Commercial Street side of the building.

An elevator is available in the building.

Restrooms are accessible.

Service dogs specially trained to assist a person with a disability are welcome.


711 Commercial Street, Emporia, Kansas

Lyon County Museum

1860s Welsh Farmstead - Howe House

Red Rocks State Historic Site (William Allen White House)

Facility Rentals

Coming soon…