Kauffman Museum is OPEN to the public. Masks are required.

In the HEART of the Kansas prairie,
Kauffman Museum is…

A truly original museum experience

Kauffman Museum invites you to stroll through our tallgrass prairie reconstruction and our historic farmstead – open 24/7 for exercise and discovery. Check out what’s going on inside now!

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Innovative award-winning exhibitions

From our permanent exhibit Of Land and People and changing, special exhibitions to our traveling exhibits that tour the nation, Kauffman Museum presents deeply researched and creatively designed exhibitions to connect with you.

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Programming for active learning

Kauffman Museum offers educational opportunities – from field trips and summertime Uncle Carl’s Camps that engage schoolchildren, to Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum lectures and educational bus tours to stimulate adult learners.

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An affiliate of Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas

Being a vital part of the Bethel campus means collaborations with professors, students and alumni – all of which enable Kauffman Museum to provide quality enrichment opportunities for our community.

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Upcoming Events

Bethel College Fall Festival

Bethel College Fall Festival

For 50 years, Bethel College has celebrated education, diverse cultural traditions, special foods, fine arts, crafts and friendship at its annual Fall Festival, held each year on an extended weekend in late September or early October. More than 5,000 people come to...

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Living Endowment Dinner

Living Endowment Dinner

• Due to continued health concerns associated with the Delta variant we will host a pick-up/drive-by/delivered fall fundraising meal • The museum will again collaborate with Elderslie Farm of Kechi to bring you a locally sourced meal • In anticipation of the spring...

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Visit Kauffman Museum virtually! Watch, Listen and Learn through videos, podcasts and exhibit interactives.


27th and North Main St.
North Newton, KS 67117
Across from the main campus of
Bethel College


Tue-Fri  9:30am-4:30pm
Sat-Sun 1:30pm-4:30pm
Closed Mondays and
Major Holidays


(316) 283-1612
Mailing address:
300 E. 27th Street
North Newton, KS, 67117-1716