Ways to Join Us

Volunteer at the Museum 

       Do you have an interest in helping in a more hands-on way? Contact us and we will train you as a volunteer!
       We have volunteer opportunities in the Research Library, Interpretation and Collections areas. If you are interested, contact the museum director at 620-257-3941 or use our contact page.

Make a Donation

       Preserving and interpreting ourheritage for the public is a team effort, and we need your support!  In order to maintain and expand our programs, exhibits and other offerings, we need your financial support. To make a financial donation to the museum,visit us or mail donations to:

RiceCounty Historical Society
105 West Lyon
Lyons, Kansas 67554​
We accept cash or checks only.

Join the Rice County Historical Society

       Show your support for Rice County'sunique historical significance by becoming a member of the RCHS!  Yourmembership entitles you to free museum admission, subscription to the quarterly newsletter, discounted research, discounts on RCHS ticketed events and special invitation to all exhibit openings and special events. Visit the museum to pickup your Membership Application or click on the button  below to print it off.

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Purchase from the Museum Gift Shop

       Not only is this a great way to remember your visit, the proceeds from the Museum Gift Shop support all aspects of the museum.  Items for sale include books, Santa Fe Trail items, post cards and more!  Come in today and visit the museum giftshop. 

 The Coronado Quivira Museum is a Blue Star Museum!

       Once again, the Coronado Quivira Museum is joining with 1,500other museums, the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families and the Department of Defense to say "Thank You" to our brave men and women in active military service! From Memorial Day through LaborDay, the Coronado Quivira Museum will offer free admission for active duty military and their immediate family members. Military ID required.
       For more information on the Blue Star Museum Program, please visit their website.