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High Plains Museum, Bison Exhibit

Goodland – The traveling exhibit “Bison” is coming to the High Plains Museum, January 23 through mid-March.  This exhibit will explore the past, present and future of our state and national mammal.  Patrons can expect an interactive environment that combines history, artifacts and hands-on activities to bring to life the story of this great North American mammal. Read more…


What is Goodland’s Not-So-Secret Identity?  Can you name a person, place, thing or event that really stands out to you as a signature part of life in Goodland?  The High Plains Museum will be hosting a Kansas Town Hall Program in October and we are starting to look at how our identity has developed.  When one thinks of Read more…


This Saturday, April 5 is our Construction Zone programming!  Stop by from 1:00-5:00 PM at the High Plains Museum to create your own floor plan.  First design your floor plan with paper and then become the architect and build it with Imagination Playground!  First Saturday Programming is a come and go event for families and people of Read more…


It’s Construction Zone time at the High Plains Museum for First Saturday programming!  This Saturday we will be learning about the different types of bridges.  Once you’ve learned about a bridge try and built it using Imagination Playground!  Construction Zone is a come and go event held at the High Plains Museum from 1-5 PM.


First Saturday programming kicks off this Saturday, February 1st with Construction Zone!  Between 1:00-5:00 PM we will feature the beginnings of building.  Learn what it takes to start building and then make your own creation with Imagination Playground!  Construction Zone is a come and go event for families here at the High Plains Museum.


The High Plains Museum’s exhibit Connecting Lives Sharing Culture: 100 Years of AFS is closing January 11th. The closing reception for the exhibit will be held this Saturday from 1:00 to 5:00 PM. During that time the HPM will feature Japanese dancing, activities for ages 4-13, and a chance to see objects from around the world. Throughout Read more…


Join us this Saturday, December 7th, from 1:00 to 5:00 PM for Christmas around the world at the High Plains Museum. Learn about how other countries celebrate Christmas through crafts and stories.  Also when you come bring a shoe to the museum, where you will fill your shoe with hay and carrots.  The museum will close down Read more…


International Dance Day which is October 1st at the High Plains Museum has been cancelled.  Instead the closing reception January 11 from 1-5 will feature dances from around the world.   Currently at the High Plains Museum is the exhibit “Connecting Lives, Sharing Culture: 100 Years of AFS.”  The exhibit tells the story of AFS; how it Read more…


The Passport Program for October will be held October 5 from 1-5 PM.  The Passport Program is a come and go event where the community can learn about something new and make a craft.  You can also collect your Passport To Culture and earn stamps. October’s Passport Program will be all about flags of the world!  Come Read more…


Have you ever wanted to learn more about the United States Constitution?  Have you ever wondered if other countries have constitutions?  If you have, come to the High Plains Museum September 17 from 7-9 PM and learn about constitutions on Constitution Day! Constitution Day is a day to learn about our constitution.  A presentation about constitutions from Read more…