STAFFORD COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY Start at the museum office for a tour of the museum complex. Ask about the current project to archiving an impressive collection of glass negatives! For more information check out their website here. 100 N. Main, Stafford
ST. JOHN SCIENCE MUSEUM AND TECHNATORIUM Jim Hood, a retired teacher and 1989 inductee in the Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame, has developed dozens of hands-on demonstrations and experiments made from everyday tools and appliances to illustrate applied science. Learn how electricity can travel through the air and how magnetic force fields work or ride a bicycle to generate electricity. Also a WWII veteran, Jim honors Stafford County veterans with hundreds of their pictures lining the walls. 312 N. Main, St. John. Open mornings and by appointment.
LUCILLE M. HALL MUSEUM As a teacher in Stafford County, Lucille M. Hall dedicated her life to the advancement of children. Throughout her life she would spend her summers traveling and gathering worldly possessions. She deeded these possessions, along with the historic, 1910, Tudor building, to create a museum so that she could forever educate children. 304 N. Main Street St. John, KS 67576. Open by appointment.
Grays' Studio Restoration The Gray's Studio Restoration Project came into existence to restore an old studio used by a talented photographer who is know for using glass images. The goals and mission of the restoration include: to "Enhance the quality of life in our community by providing a safe, warm, and friendly environment as a creative outlet that encourages self expression and assists individuals in creative growth and development. Expand on the basic understanding of the arts and its importance in our community through educational initiatives and involvement in the community. Provide a venue that will attract both emerging and professionally established artists to display work and offer workshops, insight, or lessons to the community. Maintain a locale that the community and surrounding communities can frequent and experience a variety of unique visual and/or performance entertainment in a comfortable and attractive environment with a knowledgeable and courteous staff. Educate the public on the historical significance of Gray Studio and Mr. Gray's past contribution to the preservation of our communities history through photography." For more information, check out their Facebook page.
Courthouse Annex 210 E. 3rd PO Box 233 St. John, KS 67576