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Families come take a trip across the globe with the Space Walk Program! The Space Walk Program will be held this Saturday, April 6th, from 1-5PM.  This month we are featuring family friendly activities with a geography theme.  Activities and games will teach participants how to use directions and general geography know how.  Come learn about North, South, Read more…


This Thursday, April 4th at 4:00 PM Dave Floyd from the National Weather Service will be coming to talk at the High Plains Museum about how the Weather Bureau uses land satellites in their daily operations.  Explore the product of these satellites in our current exhibit Earth From Space, a series of posters that show our world from Read more…


The High Plains Museum is pleased to offer an exciting array of programming in April to showcase the current exhibit Earth From Space on display through July 29th. The High Plains Museum will be offering a variety of activities to spotlight space and land satellite images, as well as celebrating Earth Day and Arbor Day. On Thursday Read more…


Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the High Plains Museum this Saturday, March 16th, from 1-5 PM! At the celebration you will learn about St. Patrick and why we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day as well some lucky symbols from around the world.  For each lucky symbol talked about there is a fun craft and some information on Read more…


The Goodland Chamber of Commerce is pleased to host the monthly Business After Hours, a great way to unwind and network with other business people and find out what is going on in the community. The next Business After Hours is February 28th from 5:30 to 7:30 at the High Plains Museum, sponsored by the City of Read more…


The first Saturday of March through July the High Plains Museum will host the Space Walk Program. This program is a come and go from 1:00 to 5:00 PM and will feature a different theme each month that relates to our current exhibit Earth From Space. March will be all about weather.  Take a look at the Read more…


Kansas became the 34th state in the union! Congrats Kansas! What a whirlwind history we can celebrate in Kansas’ 152 years. Join us at the High Plains Museum from 3:30-5:30 for Kansas Themed Fun. This is a free event geared towards the younger folks (preschool through sixth grade).


Happy Birthday, Kansas! This year celebrates Kansas’ 152nd anniversary of joining the union. On January 29, 1861, Kansas joined the United States at the 34th state. To celebrate Kansas and its dynamic history and promising future, join us at the High Plains Museum from 3:30 to 5:30 for Kansas themed fun and games. Questions? Call Sami at Read more…


“There is a code of the west. It’s not just a punch line. It’s not a joke—it’s the real thing.” – Baxter Black The American cowboy is a treasured cultural icon, long existing as a symbol of hard work, freedom, and heartland values. The story of work for cowboys is documented in Gathering Remnants, a film from director Read more…


“A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study.” ~ Chinese Proverb In search of wisdom found in unlikely places, The Philosopher Kings takes us on a journey through the halls of the most prestigious colleges and universities in America to learn from the staff members who see it all and have Read more…