Range School Museum
This authentic one-room
schoolhouse was moved into
Marquette from its location
northwest of town. It was built in
1906, and is very unique because
of its all-wood interior. It has been
beautifully restored and is operated
as a museum by the Marquette
It was moved here in 1986 to offer
visitors a rare glimpse into pioneer
life. The museum gives local school
children an eye-opening
experience, too. Each spring and
fall, students travel to the school on
foot for a half day of class.
Also included in the Historical
Museum Complex is the Marquette
Historical Museum and the Depot
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Marquette Historical Museum
The museum is on the State Register of Historic Places and highlights
early Marquette and pioneer items, including a number of items that
recall the tornado of 1905 which left serveral town structures damaged
The Elim Lutheran Church young people society (Luther League) built
the building in 1910. It served as the Marquette Library, and also the
Marquette Post Office for many years.
The Gas Pump
The Gas Pump displays oil and gas related memorabilia along with
Address: 101 S. Washington
This 16 room Victorian house was built in 1888 for Hans Hanson, one
of the town founders. Restored to its original appearance, it is
completely furnished with antiques, some original to the home. It is
listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The home, a private
residence, is open by appointment only, and there is an admission fee.
Located in the backyard of the Hanson-Lindfors home, was the original
1871 wood frame cabin of Han Hanson, and was attached to his 1869
log cabin. The Marquette Town Charter was signed here on February
9, 1874. It is also on the National Register of Historic Places, and has
been restored to its original appearance and furnished in that period
as well. Open by appointment.
Address: 211 East 5th
Marquette Railroad Depot Museum
Original railroad depot next door for a little more history. Open
Sat-Sun. 1pm-4pm. (March-October) or by appointment.
Located at 206 N. Washington (785) 546-2205 ays oil and gas related
memorabilia along with other antiques.
Saturday and Sunday: 1 Pm - 4 PM (March-October) or by Appointment
Address: 206 N. Washington
Kansas Motorcycle Museum
The Kansas Motorcycle Museum
features vintage antique motorcycles
of many different makes and models.
The museum is dedicated to
motorcycle memorabilia. The museum
also displays over 600 trophies owned
by local legend motorcycle racer Stan
Engdahl. A new addition to the
museum was completed in 2005 and
there are over 100 motorcycles on
display. There are motorcycles of
various vintage and from many
Fees/Costs: Free Admission, donations appreciated
Mon-Sat. 10-12 and 1-5, Sunday 1-5 PM, and open most holidays and
Address: 120 N. Washington St.
Marquette, Kansas Handicap accessible.
Fees/Costs: Free Admission,
Saturday and Sunday 1-4 PM.
(April-October) or by appointment.
Address: 206 N. Washington St.
Elim Lutheran Church