Norman #1 Museum

Military 1

The Norman #1 Museum is open from May through September. Features of this historic locale include:

  • 65 -foot Oil Derrick Replica
  • RV Park (Call for reservations. The location is great)
  • Native American Artifacts ( Woodland Era to the Osage Indians of 1860's)
  • Historical Photographs and Art
  • Clown Memorabilia ( Thanks to Neodesha’s very own Tom and Tammy Parish of the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus)
  • Antique Dishes
  • W.P.A. Doll Collection
  • Farm Implements and Tools
  • Law enforcement Items
  • Medical and Dental Instruments
  • Historical Information of Neodesha and Southeast Kansas
  • Chapel (Available for small weddings)

To learn more about the history of the well, download our one-page information sheet.



Brent Wheeler
Public Works Director
103 S. 1st St.
Neodesha, KS  66757
Ph: (620) 325-2037 during open season

The Museum is closed at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

We will also be looking for a new Museum Director once all is back in operation.  Thank you for your patience.


May through September
Thursday- Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

8:30 am - Noon