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 27th and North Main, Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas 67117
Kauffman Museum

Tues - Fri 9:30 - 4:30
Sat - Sun 1:30 - 4:30
Closed on Mondays and major holidays.

Children 6 - 16, $2.00
Adults, $4.00
Association members free

In an effort to stem the spread of
COVID-19 Kauffman Museum is closed to visitors.

Limited museum staff will be on-site Tuesday - Friday 9:30-4:30.

To contact a staff member, call 316-283-1612 or ring the doorbell during regular hours (above) or email kauffman@bethelks.edu

Staff members can be reached at their email addresses listed on the staff page of the website.

If questions or emergencies arise, contact:
Andi Andres, Acting Director
asa@bethelks.edu or cell 316-217-5513
Chuck Regier, Curator of Exhibits,
  crregier@bethelks.edu or 316-217-6433

In the mean time, check out our Facebook page and remember, the museum grounds are open 24/7 for outdoor exercise and discovery!

Kauffman Museum is:

  • a tallgrass prairie reconstruction with over 15 species of grasses and more than 100 wildflower species
  • the award-winning permanent exhibit Of Land and People which tells the story of the coming of the Mennonites from Europe to the central plains in the 1870s and their encounters with the prairie environment and its people
  • an historic farmstead with heritage flower and vegetable gardens around the 1875 Voth-Unruh-Fast House and the 1886 Ratzlaff Barn
  • an exhibition featuring Kauffman Museum's collections of Mennonite immigrant furniture which was designated an official "Save America's Treasures" project
  • changing special exhibitions which have garnered numerous awards for excellence
  • educational programming for the whole family; guided tours available with themes complementing school curricula; teaching kits available for loan
  • innovative traveling exhibits, which have been installed in museums across the United States and Canada, available for booking

Get involved! Join the Kauffman Museum Association today!

The Museum is named in memory of Charles Kauffman, founder and curator of the original Kauffman Museum. His work has been incorporated into the greatly enlarged and reorganized exhibit program.

Kauffman Museum is affiliated with Bethel College, a four year liberal arts college associated with the Mennonite Church USA.

Special Exhibit: Meta: an Exhibition about Exhibitions
March 19 - May 17, 2020
Our Mission
316•283•1612   kauffman@bethelks.edu
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