Experience Our Heritage

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Do you know the story behind the origami cranes?  Did you know that boomerangs were originally used as weapons?  Come to the High Plains Museum this Saturday, September 7 from 1:00-5:00 PM for the Passport Program and learn more about four items from Russia, Japan, Germany and Australia as well as see the new exhibit “Connecting Lives, Read more…


The High Plains Museum and the Goodland AFS Chapter have put together an exhibit on 100 years of AFS and how this organization has connected lives and shared cultures. Connecting Lives, Sharing Culture: 100 Years of AFS tells the story of the AFS organization and how it has changed people’s lives all over the world.  AFS is Read more…


July 29th the Smithsonian and USGS exhibit Earth From Space will close. Get in to see the 20 poster exhibit of startling views of our planet from outer space captured by the Landsat Satellites. Also enjoy our 180 degree immersive theater which displays a journey of our sky and beyond. Join us for a closing reception from Read more…


Come by this Saturday, June 1st, for the Space Walk Program!  The Space Walk Program is a come and go event from 1:00 – 5:00 PM at the High Plains Museum.  This month we will be learning about our solar system and making planet mobiles!  Learn about the  planets, their sizes and what God or Goddess the Read more…


June is filled with fun events at the High Plains Museum!  From seeing Earth from a new perspective to building a moon colony June will have events for the whole family! Currently showing at the High Plains Museum is the exhibit Earth From Space.  This is a poster exhibit from the Smithsonian that features Landsat images of Read more…


In honor of National Dance Like a Chicken Day today, May 14th, the High Plains Museum is having an egg scavenger hunt around town.  Stop by the museum from 3:30 to 5:00 PM to get your clues and start hunting!  Once you find a clue take a picture next to the “Dance Like a Chicken Egg Hunt Read more…


Do you have photographs or objects around your house that you would like to know how to care for?  The High Plains Museum would like to help you!  Every year Heritage Preservation encourages museums, libraries, historical societies and archives to set aside one day to offer programs dealing with preservation.  The day is May 1, or MayDay Read more…


The boom years of the turn of the century catch up with America. Years of gluttony and living beyond our means now recoils a once proud Nation. Rocked in turmoil many don’t know when or where their next meal will come from. As the dark clouds of the economic depression settle over the country, another dark storm Read more…


Come help the High Plains Museum celebrate Earth Day on Monday April 22nd!  All day long we will have games, crafts and ways to help our Earth.  Try your hand at our Cartons of Catch game, make your own Earth Day vine, and help us make an Earth Day Quilt among other fun activities!  Learn where to Read more…


 The High Plains Museum is pleased to announce a special presentation by Terry Leonhart, Quality Assurance Dimensional Inspection Technician at Sierra Nevada Corporation, Space Systems Group, in Louisville, Colorado, on Saturday April 13th at 10:30 AM. Mr. Leonhart, a Goodland native, will discuss how he got into the “space business” and the future of space flight with the Read more…