museum is housed inside an 1889 home and run by the Clinton County
Historical & Genealogical Society. It remained a family home
until the Historical society acquired it in 1968.
This home's interior portrays the upper middle class life of a
family who might have lived in this area during that time.
Clinton County Historical Museum
304. S. Birch Brochure
The home's parlor
It now includes exhibits from
the 1800s and early 1900s such as Chautauqua programs and banners,
military uniforms, furniture, art prints, publications,
toys, clothing and other numerous historic artifacts and
approximately 1 hour.
Open Nov-Dec 2012 on Saturday's 11am - 3pm or other times by appointment.
Contact 816-539-2649 Mon-Fri 913-909-5442
Admission is free to the
public but donations are welcomed.
Special thanks to
Clinton County Leader and
for donating many
of the pictures for use on this site and
to Marti Spease-Riddle for the picture
of the Christian Church used in the
header for this website.