Dane G. Hansen Museum/Plaza
On Logan's Main Street stands the beautifully landscaped Dane G. Hansen Plaza. The Plaza houses the Hansen Foundation & Trust offices and the Hansen Museum, which displays early American and foreign coins, European and Western guns, Mr. Hansen’s office, the Hansen family biography, traveling exhibits from the Smithsonian Institute, oriental art collected by Kate Hansen in Japan from 1907 to 1951, art objects purchased by the Museum Association, and Artist of the Month exhibits. The museum attracts thousands of people each year. The museum’s intention is to create new cultural and social opportunities for the area.
HOURS: Monday thru Friday 9 to 12 and 1 to 4 ~ Saturday 9 to 12 and 1 to 5 ~ Sundays & Holidays 1 to 5 ~ Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. Handicap accessible.
NO ADMISSION FEE!
Logan Area Historical Museum
217 / 219 W. Main Street
Logan, KS 67646
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday - 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
For additional information call
Edith Schick, Museum Director
NO ADMISSION FEE!
The Logan Area Historical Museum is owned and operated by the
Logan Area Historical Society,
a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, Kansas not-for-profit corporation.
lThe Museum is located within the historic "Dye" Building, built
by Elmer Dye in 1905. There are two floors housing an assortment of exhibits and displaying
unique items of historic importance to the Logan trade area. We also have a new addition at the rear of the Museum, housing antique automobiles and farming equipment.
Photo of the Dye Building (then)
Densmore High School Stage Curtain
Circa 1900's Pump Organ
This is one of our very unique pieces, located in the Parlor on 2nd floor.
The 2nd floor is now Handicapped accessible by a new elevator.
The 2nd floor also houses exhibits in displays such as the Parlor,
the Kitchen (with an assortment of antique cooking items),
a country Bedroom with a Brass Bed, Marble Top Dresser,
antique Clothing and Quilts. This floor also includes
an exhibit of many of the items from the offices of various
Doctors and Dentists within the Logan area.
We are pleased to currently have on display antique automobiles from the collection of
Richard and Marcia Wiltfong of Norton, Kansas
1964 1.5 Ford Mustang 1967 For Mustang
1948 Chevrolet Pickup
owned by the Logan Area Historical Society,
restoration was funded by
Blaine and Betty Lappin
Registered with the Kansas State Historical Society, this landmark is a monument to the fine craftsmanship of builders of the era. The Church of the Transfiguration was constructed in 1890 of native limestone and is surrounded by buffalo grass. The key and a brochure are available at the Hansen Museum. Open seven days a week.
Scenic Logan Lake is located 3 miles south of town and provides a great spot for campouts, family picnics and fishing. While you relax in the inviting tree covered picnic areas, the children can enjoy the playground equipment, compliments of the City of Logan. Features: electrical hookups, boat ramps and docks.
Walking Tour of Historic Logan
We invite you to take a "Walking Tour of Historic Logan." On this stroll you will admire
24 historic buildings and homes and learn the history of each. Logan is proud of its heritage,
and we hope this tour will create a new awareness that Logan has a rich heritage to preserve. Brochures and maps are available at Hansen Plaza and the Logan Area Historical Museum.