Located at 8th and East Avenue. This outstanding museum has two floors of climate controlled displays. Featuring area military history from the Civil War to Iraq, the cowtown and Victorian eras, Native American and African American history Route 66, Mickey Mantle, an art gallery, 1910 era farm house, replicated vintage street with five 1870’s businesses, exhibit for Picher, Oklahoma, and so much more. Admission is free, donations are welcome.
Located in the heart of Baxter Springs on Route 66 you will not want to pass by without taking a look. Stay at the Little Brick Inn Bed & Breakfast, visit the car museum and take the whole family to the Spin Out Arcade.
Located at 10th and Park Street, the library is on the National Register of Historic Places. The building was constructed in 1872 in hopes that Baxter Springs would be designated the county seat. Baxter Springs lost the bid after what is called the “County Seat War.” The building has housed the library since the early days of the twentieth century
Located 3.4 miles north of Baxter Springs on Route 66, this bridge was part of a project from the early 1920’s to link Baxter Springs, Riverton and Galena, Kansas with a concrete road.
Located at 10th and Military Avenue. This cottage-style service station is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The center is open seasonally from March - November.
Baxter Springs Country Club promotes physical fitness in a fun, safe, and clean environment. A Public Golf Course in the Baxter Springs area, offering individuals and families a year-round 9-hole golf course and bar, with a kid friendly pool during the summer.
Baxter Springs is home to the largest pheasant hunting resort in America. Choose either Guide Field hunts or European Shoots. Hunters have come from all over the world to enjoy this Kansas pheasant hunting experiences and the famous European Style Pheasant shoots.
Located one block north of the Heritage Center on Highway 69A and Historic Route 66. The site features a replication of Ft. Blair, a frontier fort constructed of logs. Signage at the site relates to details of the attack on the fort by forces of William Quantrill in 1863.
The memorial is found along Kansas’ Historic Route 66 Byway in Baxter Springs at 13th and Park Avenue. This memorial was established to recognize and honor those who have served our country and continue to do so today.
Minutes from Joplin, MO, 1.5 hours from KCMO, and 3 hrs from Wichita, KS, this little piece of heaven is a top-notch upland bird hunting preserve located at 9670 SE 72nd Terrace, Baxter Springs, KS 66713.