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.

Museum volunteers are always needed and appreciated. Contact us for more information.


A Taste of Leavenworth

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 A Taste of Leavenworth was canceled. Details to come on how to bid online on the many exciting items donated by local businesses and individuals to raise funds for the Leavenworth Historical Museum Association.

Small Mall

The 2021 holiday Small Mall at the C.W. Parker Carousel Museum will be Saturday, December 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, December 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Volunteer elves will help children pick out gifts ($3, $5 or $7, prepaid by the parents) for the people on their Christmas list. Each child also receives a bag of “Magic Reindeer Food,” a free ride on the 1913 carousel, and is invited to make ornaments at the Kid’s Craft Corner. Read more.

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