Experience living history

Watch for the 1936 Pumper Truck

Plan to stop by the Gift Shop

TCHS Welcomes You to Tonganoxie, KS

Tonganoxie was once home to the largest dairy farm in Kansas. The TCHS historical site is located on 10 acres of that original dairy. The buildings include: the Fairchild/Knox barn, a 1929 dairy barn with milk parlor and hay barn, silo, and working windmill; the Honey Valley School, a 1916 one room school house; the Reno Methodist Church, a 1918 church; and a 1936 Fire Pumper Truck.

The museum and buildings are open to the public.
Come visit us!
Tuesdays 11:00am – 4:00pm, year round
Wednesdays 9:00am – Noon, year round
Sundays 1:00pm – 4:00pm, April thru October
Tours can also be arranged at other times by appointment.
Admission is free – Donations are appreciated.

TCHS meets in the Reno Methodist Church building on the fourth Tuesday of every month (except June and December) at 7:00 pm for a brief business meeting and an historical program. The meetings are open to the public.

TCHS is a non-profit organization, funded through dues, donations, memorials, building rentals, grants and fund raising activities.


Our summer season begins Sunday April 3rd
The museum will now be open every Sunday from 1pm to 4pm through the month of October.


Featured Event

Tonganoxie Community Historical Society
April 26, 2016
TCHS Membership Meeting
Show and Tell (a Story)
Public is invited.

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Upcoming Events

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  • calendar iconApr 6th, 9am – noon
    Volunteer Work Day
  • calendar iconApr 13th, 9am – noon
    Volunteer Work Day
  • calendar iconApr 19th, 6:30 pm
    Board Meeting
  • calendar iconApr 20th, 9am – noon
    Volunteer Work Day
  • calendar iconApr 26th, 7:00pm
    Program Meeting
  • calendar iconApr 27th, 9am – noon
    Volunteer Work Day
  • calendar iconApr 27th, 4pm - 6pm
    Spring Garden Party