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We have something for everyone be it a tour of the CW Parker Carousel Museum, First City Museum, or the Fred Harvey Museum!

Harvey House

Fred Harvey Museum

Hello from the Leavenworth Historical Museum Association!

Are you intrigued by the nationally known C.W. Parker Carousel Museum? Would you enjoy a museum that has nearly a thousand items, nearly a dozen interesting collections, plus exhibits that will take you way back? Want to learn more about entrepreneur Fred Harvey and his significant impact on business? Well, all of these can be found here in Leavenworth, KS!

We’re pleased that you’re interested in our small river town with a big and proud past. There’s much to see and do here in Leavenworth. So check your calendar, put aside a day or two, then make plans to visit us!

 The C.W. Parker Carousel Museum will be closed Friday, August 16 until 2 pm for the funeral services of one of our volunteer family, Mike Pelton.  We will reopen at 2 and stay open until 5.

Leavenworth Historical Museum Association

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The museums mentioned here are sponsored by the Leavenworth Historical Museum Association. Museum volunteers are always needed and welcomed. For information, see the First City Museum page.

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Leavenworth Historical Museum Association

Open February through December

  • Thursday-Saturday 11 AM – 5 PM, Sunday 1 PM - 5 PM
  • Carousel Rides $1.50 each
  • Multiple ride discounts available!
  • Tours available!

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Leavenworth Historical Museum Association

Thousands of Items to See!

We’ve acquired many interesting artifacts. Here’s a very-short listing that includes doll and tool collections.

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