Koester House Museum, Marysville – Kansas Tuesdays September 29, 2020

I chose to focus on Marshall County, Kansas for this week’s Kansas Tuesdays post. The Koester House Museum is a museum in Marysville, Kansas. Again, check with the site before visiting due to possible COVID-19 restrictions.

Website: https://www.marysvillemuseumsks.org/#!koester-house/


Monday-Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Tours by Appointment

Built in 1876, the Charles Koester House boasts original furnishings and 13 beautiful white statues in the gardens. Laura Ingalls Wilder described the lions and dogs guarding the gates in her journal.

Admission: Not seeing admission price, but call to see. Also, October 31 ends public tours.


919 Broadway, Marysville, KS 66508

Phone (785) 562-2417 or (785) 562-3101

360 Wichita: No listing located https://www.360wichita.com/

Abandoned Playgrounds: No listing located https://abandonedplaygrounds.com/

Atlas Obscura: No listing located https://www.atlasobscura.com/

Big Kansas Road Trip (mostly Brown, Doniphan, and Nemaha Counties):  (no listing located)

Facebook (website, search, or blog page): https://www.facebook.com/The-Koester-House-Museum-and-Gardens-105865222853259/

Flickr: Some listings located https://www.flickr.com/photos/kansasexplorer3128/3664975975

Foursquare: No listing located https://foursquare.com/

Four States Homepage: No listing located https://www.fourstateshomepage.com/

Gluseum: No listing located https://www.gluseum.com/

Google Maps: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Koester+House+Museum/@39.8413425,-96.6481722,660m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x87961c3742d3f941:0x425d2ee675a9dd81!8m2!3d39.8413384!4d-96.6459835 (Street View available)

Historical Marker Database: No listing located https://www.hmdb.org/

Inspirock: No listing located https://www.inspirock.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/koesterhouse/

Kansas GenWeb: No listing located – http://www.ksgenweb.org/

Kansas Historical Society: Brief mention – https://www.kshs.org/p/marshall-county-history-bibliography/13490

Kansas Hometown Locator: No listing located https://kansas.hometownlocator.com/

Kansas Living Magazine: No listing located https://kansaslivingmagazine.com/

KansasSampler.org: No listing located https://kansassampler.org/

Kansas Transportation: No listing located http://kansastransportation.blogspot.com/

Kansas Travel.org: No listing located http://www.kansastravel.org/

KS History Group D: No listing located https://kshistorygroupd.wordpress.com/

Landmarkhunter: http://landmarkhunter.com/149149-charles-koester-house/

Legends of America: No listing located https://www.legendsofamerica.com/

Legends of Kansas: https://www.legendsofamerica.com/

Museums.us: https://www.museums.us/state/kansas/marysville/koester-house-museum

National Register of Historic Places: https://npgallery.nps.gov/NRHP/GetAsset/NRHP/80001469_text

NextDoor.com: No listing located

Only In Your State: #7 https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/kansas/ks-homes-hold-history/

Pinterest: Some listings located https://www.pinterest.com/pin/266979084133946559/

Roads and Kingdoms: No listing located https://roadsandkingdoms.com/

Roadside America: No listing located https://www.roadsideamerica.com/

Road Trippers: No listing located https://maps.roadtrippers.com/

Silly America: no listing located, but very few Kansas listings to begin with https://sillyamerica.com/

Southeast Kansas Living: No listing located http://www.sekliving.com/

Spaces Archives: No listing located http://spacesarchives.org/

Travel Kansas: https://www.travelks.com/listing/koester-house-museum/1792/

Trip Advisor: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g58595-d4701859-Reviews-Koester_House_Museum-Marysville_Washington.html

Trip Hobo: https://www.triphobo.com/places/marysville-united-states/koester-house-museum

Trip Shock: No listing located https://www.tripshock.com/

Tumblr: No listing located https://www.tumblr.com/

Twitch channel or search: No listing located https://www.twitch.tv/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/search?q=Koester%20House%20Museum&src=typed_query

Vimeo channel or search: vimeo.com/ (No video found)

Waymarking: No listing located https://www.waymarking.com/

Western Vista Historic Byways: No listing located http://www.westernvistashistoricbyway.com/

Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Koester_House, and the museum is mentioned on  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_museums_in_Kansas

Yelp: No listing located https://www.yelp.com/

 YouTube: Seeing some videos https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Koester+House+Museum

Past Kansas Tuesdays posts: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/kansas-tuesdays/

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