Experience the beauty of diversity

Discover the fascinating stories of Coronado Quivira Museum's diverse cultures and traditions.

Our Story

Learn about the visionary founders of  The Rice County Historical Society and The Coronado Quivira Museum.

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Our Exhibits

Featured exhibits in the museum currently are from The Smoky Hill Museum and the National Library of Medicine.

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Our Research

Discover how Coronado Quivira Museum is contributing to the field of cultural research and conservation through innovative studies and collaborations with leading scholars and institutions.

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Santa Fe Trail

The Road of Commerce

The Santa Fe Trail

Francisco Vazquez de Coronado

Spanish Explorer 1540-1542

Coronado

Early History

Pioneer History

Kansas History

The Land of Quivira

The Land and the Legends

Quivira

Our Mission

To foster understanding and inspire a broader knowledge of the unique history of Rice County and the Rice County region for all residents and all visitors through the collection, preservation, research, and sharing of inclusive information and historical artifacts.

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CORONADO-QUIVIRA MUSEUM PASTPERFECT ONLINE

The mission of the Rice County Historical Society is to foster understanding and inspire a broader knowledge of the unique history of Rice County and the Rice County region for all residents and all visitors through the collection, preservation, research, and sharing of inclusive information and historical artifacts

Click the links to the right to visit the pages
  • Our Online Collections Database Homepage

  • The Keyword Search button allows you to perform a general search across multiple fields for any catalog records online.

  • The Advanced Search button can help you be more specific with your search.

  • The Random Images button is a great way to just browse the collection.

Exhibitions

Explore our latest exhibitions covering a diverse range of topics, from art and history to science and technology. Our exhibitions are designed to engage and inspire visitors of all ages.

Collections

Discover our vast collections of artifacts and objects, including rare and unique items from our local area. Our collections cover a wide range of disciplines, from archaeology to farming.

Events

Join us for a variety of events throughout the year, including lectures, workshops, and special programs for families and kids. Check our calendar for upcoming events.

Membership

Join our membership program to enjoy exclusive benefits, including free admission, discounts on events and programs, and access to member-only events.

Support

Help us preserve and share our collections for future generations by making a donation, becoming a member and volunteering. Your support helps us continue our mission of education and inspiration.

Every visit, every membership, every donation helps us preserve and share our region's rich history. Become a part of our mission. Your support today helps us inspire curiosity and understanding for generations to come.

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Hours

Tuesday through Friday10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Contact Info

Rice County Historical Society
105 West Lyon
Lyons, KS 67554

Phone: 620.257.3941

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