Atchison County Historical Society – Depot Museum

The mission of the Atchison County Historical Society is to preserve and share Atchison County history


We have some people we’d like to introduce you to: Jesse Stone, Amelia Earhart, Joe Tinker, Pardee Butler, John Cameron Swayze, Fred Stein…and the list continues. What do these notables have in common? They are all from Atchison County, Kansas.

The Collection

Our collection is varied and diverse – just like the region and historical events we are charged with preserving. As we compile more content for our new and expanded website and as we progress through moving our existing catalog and old – non-computerized- artifact catalogues to a new system – we will share information here. Also check our Research links as we continue to add content to

Contact Information

Atchison Co Historical Society
Reservations and Information:

200 South 10th Street, Atchison, Kansas 66002, United States

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Other Information

  • Hours Open

    Museum Hours & Admission Summer Hours: 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday noon to 5 pm Sundays Winter Hours: (November - March) 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday 10 am to 4 pm Saturdays noon to 4 pm Sundays (closed Jan & Feb) Open to the public 350 days a year - closed: New Years, Sundays in January and February, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas & New Year's Eve.
  • Seasons Open

    All Seasons
  • Prices and Fees

    Museum admission is by donation - requested donations $3-adults, and $1-children
  • Accessibility

    The facility is handicapped accessible.