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Formerly known as the Augusta Air Museum, Kansas Museum of Military History (KMMH) has fine collection of combat material. It features more than 10,000 objects which includes helicopters, planes, trucks, tanks and jeeps. Check out the many uniforms on display and in the storage. All the exhibits are donated by those in the military. The warehouse look of the museum lends an authenticity to it. This huge space with its army vehicles, dummy soldiers, maps, posters and paraphernalia will surely give an insight into a trooper's lifestyle.
Built in 1887, Warkentin House served as a residence to Bernhard Warkentin and Wilhelmina Eisenmayer Warkentin. The spot now operates as a museum that consists of furnishings, furniture and other elements of the Warkentin family. Visiting this museum gives you a glimpse of the then everyday life of the Warkentin family. The beautiful Victorian house consists of a foyer area, A parlor and music room, bedrooms, dining room, A kitchen and a library. If you are someone who loves history and research, this spot is a must visit.
Housed in the iconic Carnegie Library, the Harvey County Historical Museum is located in the heart of Newton, Kansas. Displaying the local history, the county’s culture and heritage, the museum has an extensive collection of artifacts and displays. With both, permanent and temporary exhibits, the museum has preserved over 5000 images from the 19th Century. The facility also organizes various events and programs every now and then. You can also explore the archive library for research and pick up souvenirs from the museum gift shop.