Riley County Historical Museum

Discover the past through changing exhibits on Riley County history and in the photographs, manuscripts, letters, diaries and records of our research library.

Admission is free!

NEW! Military Trail Markers Map and Guide
NEW! Valentine's Day Postcards
Printable postcards from the Riley County Historical Society & Museum's collection!
NEW! Self Guided Driving Tour
"Where the Adventure Began: Touring the Home Town of the Food Explorers"

Current Exhibits

Learn more about Riley County history through our exhibits!


Learn more about our tours and programs.  For guided tours, by appointment, call 785-565-6490.  Or take yourself on a self guided driving tour (pdf).

Archives & Library

Research Riley County in the research library.  Please call ahead to make an appointment to conduct research in the Fay N. and Dora Seaton Memorial Library and Archives.

Historical Sites

Visit our other historical sites!

The Riley County Historical Society and Museum is a proud partner of the Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area
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