Unique experiences & spaces

Come see how a vintage centennial home has been transformed into the repository of historic artifacts and images in Seward County.

Hollywood comes to Liberal

"Trail Street" brings stars like Randolph Scott and Gabby Hayes to Liberal for world premiere.

Research Center

The staff and volunteers at the Coronado Museum are readily available to help answer questions related to history of the region.

Image collection

Gain access to the largest collection of historic photographs in Seward County.

On the job

From farming to working in the aviation industry, Seward County has been home to those looking to feed the world and protect freedom worldwide.

The Coronado Museum

The repository of the history of high plains success.

The story of Coronado and his search for riches on the plains is connected to Seward County.

Seward County has a unique history and story, and you can experience it at the Coronado Museum.

More information on Seward County than any other source. You'll find it all right here.

Unique offerings from historic documentation and images to the Land of Oz Experience and tours fo Dorothy's House.

See all of the documentation that validates Coronado's exploration tour through Seward County.

Experience your own journey down the Yellow Brick Road with Dorothy as your guide.

Uncover the struggle to carve a community out of the prairie while developing a unique identity.

Move back in time and discover how the pioneers tamed the prairie and created a source of food and energy that helped fuel the nation and the world.

REASONS TO VISIT CORONADO MUSEUM

THE STORY OF LIFE ON THE HIGH PLAINS!

Unique businesses

Unique architecture continues to be iconic in Liberal, Kansas.

Research options

Coronado Museum provides unique option to study life on the high plains.

A bird’s eye view of the pioneer lifestyle

Take a look at how life started from one settler to a bustling community.

GROUP PRICING

it’s not a museum. it’s place of ideas

ADULT TICKET
$ 12.50 / day
  • 1 Visitor
  • Access to All exhibits and tour of
  • Land of Oz and Dorothy's House. 
YOUTH TICKET
$ 8.00 / Day

YOUTH AGE 6-14

SENIOR TICKET
$ 10.00 / Day

SENIOR 65 AND OVER WITH IDENTIFICATION

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HISTORY HAPPENS EVERY DAY.

  • The Spaniard known as Coronado
    The Spaniard known as Coronado Francisco Coronado was the first European to cross the vast plains region of North America that he called the "Great…
    Written on Monday, 06 March 2017 08:57
  • Natives and settlers
    Natives and settlers Even when pioneers began to settle in what is now Seward County, there were nomadic Native Americans who also passed…
    Written on Monday, 06 March 2017 08:57
  • Supporting the effort of freedom
    Supporting the effort of freedom Throughout the history of Seward County, the contribution to the food supply, to the military and to aviation have been…
    Written on Monday, 06 March 2017 08:57

About Seward County Historical Society

The Seward County Historical Society provides historic and entertainment opportunities for the local, regional and international visitors to Southwest Kansas. From Dorothy's House to traveling exhibits and a repository of local history from the Spanish exploration of Coronado to current events, SCHS provides a venue and a committed group of staff and volunteers to insure local history is preserved and to reinforce the belief that Kansas truly is a place over the rainbow.

Get In Touch

Address: 567 E. Cedar, Liberal, KS 67901

Phone: 620-624-7624

Email: schs@swko.net

Website: www.sewardheritage.com

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The Seward County Historical Society provides historic and entertainment opportunities for the local, regional and international visitors to Southwest Kansas. From Dorothy's House to traveling exhibits and a repository of local history from the Spanish exploration of Coronado to current events, SCHS provides a venue and a committed group of staff and volunteers to insure local history is preserved and to reinforce the belief that Kansas truly is a place over the rainbow.

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