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Gallery, Museum Store Opening at Kansas Museum of History

July 02, 2014
Mayor Larry Wolgast and other Topeka area dignitaries will cut the ribbon to open the Real People. Real Stories. gallery and new Museum Store 3:30 p.m. Thursday, July 10 at the Kansas Museum of History. The ceremony coincides with the celebration of the Museum's 30th anniversary in its building in west Topeka. To thank the community for supporting the Museum for 30 years, admission is free 3 – 8 p.m., and the Cheyenne tipi in the main gallery will be open for visitors to explore the interior. Behind-the-scenes tours of the Museum and State Archives collections are scheduled for 4:30, 5:30, and 6:30 p.m. Kansas Historical Society staff members will be available to discuss archeology, historic preservation, state historic sites, the State Archives, and education programs for adults and children. The Museum is located at 6425 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka. For more information, call 785-272-8681 or visit kshs.org/18629.

The Kansas Historical Society is a state agency that operates the Kansas Museum of History, State Archives, Kansas State Capitol Visitor Center, and 16 state historic sites across Kansas.

The Kansas Historical Society does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs. The Historical Society requests prior notification to accommodate individuals with special needs or disabilities.


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