Museum Open Fridays, 
10 am - 4 pm,
through October 30

Museum open every Friday 
May through October -

    other times by appointment

Contact Us:

By phone: 785-364-2087 or

By email:

In person:
Jackson County Museum
327 New York, Holton KS
Fridays: 10 am - 4 pm
May through October
Suggested Donation: $3.00

By mail:
Jackson County Historical & Genealogical Society Kansas
216 New York
Holton KS 66436

Research Materials -
Go to "Resources", then "Research Materials" at the left

Find us on Facebook:
Jackson County Historical Society

The Jackson County Museum, 327 New York, Holton, Kansas is an 1880s period tinsmith brick building with its original tin ceiling. Museum theme: Westward, Ho! Exhibits: covered wagons to the barbed wire era. Displays: Buffalo Bill, Carrie Nation and the Barnes brothers baseball career. Other Displays: a country school room area, World Wars I & II memorabilia, quilts, fashions, dolls, license plates and tools.

Open Fridays only, 10 am - 4 pm:
May through October.
Suggested Donation: $3.00
Other times by appointment 785-364-2087 or 785-364-4991

WPA figurines - Jackson County Museum

The Roebke Memorial Museum, 216 New York, Holton, Kansas is featured in Piecework magazine. The article is titled "A Little Boy's Clothing". The current exhibit at the Roebke Memorial Museum is "A Stitch in Time", featuring weaving and bobbin lace by University of Kansas Professor of Design Evelyn DeGraw. Other crafts displayed are crocheting, knitting, tatting, quilting, and embroidery.

Roebke House Daffodils

Open by appointment or stop at Museum during museum hours for access

The Research House, 208 New York, Holton, Kansas has genealogical and historical papers, books, pictures, maps and other research materials related to Jackson County history.

Open by appointment or stop at the Museum during museum hours
for access

Call 785-364-4991 or email:
for an appointment.

Artist Hi Stockwell's exhibit remains on display at the museum through October 27. Visit on Fridays when the museum is open.

World War I Display

World War I trench art

Memorabilia on display from
Bob and Marilyn Brown

Calendar of Events
October 7 & 14 - Hidden Treasures bus tour: Rails & Trails (Whiting area) - fund raiser.

Guided school bus tour down scenic country roads in and around the Whiting area. Fried chicken lunch including dessert served by the Whiting Cafe. Call for ticket information: 785-364-4991

Junket will include:

- a hay fork trolley demonstration
- miniature horses
- a "pegged" barn

- a country school

- entertainment

- visits with barn owners (Farmstead owners will not be identified until the day of the tour in order to protect their privacy.)

- the Spring Hill cemetery

- a model railroad

- Schlaegel's Popcorn Farm (bring money if you wish to purchase some of their delicious popcorn)

- hidden architectural treasurers that can only be seen on this tour

Refreshments will be served throughout the day. Restroom stops are part of the schedule. Photographs are allowed on the tour.