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This is a nice museum. The lady running the attraction was very nice. IT is also located with the Public Library connected next door. This shows all of the Native face masks, weapons, and the journey Martin and Osa (his wife) traveled to. If is...More
The story of Martin and Osa Johnson is so amazing. What this couple accomplished in their lifetime is just unbelievable. Once I read Osa's book "I Married Adventure", I was hooked.
The visit starts out with a short film and there is a second longer...More
Having heard of this museum and also needing a short road trip, we decided to check it out. If you enjoy off the beaten path, almost unknown museums, this one will fit the bill. It is located in the old train depot which is not...More
Safari Museum shares a building with the library in Chanute, KS. it is a little off the beaten track but the road is excellent. Used highway US 54 all the way from Tucumcari, AZ...good road and interesting places along the way.
The museum is full...More
Read it, then go to the musuem. Fascinating story of pioneer wildlife and indigenous peoples' photographers. Museum is Mecca to people who loved these adventurous travelers. This couple made multiple movies that were popular in the first half of the 20th century and that are...More
Who knew that Kansas folks were so adventurous? This museum chronicles the Johnson's lives and travels. The collections are also interesting and give a first hand view of a land far away. Worth the time and small fee.
What it was like for Martin and Osa to travel to Africa and everywhere where they went around the world. If you are in the area, definitely stop by and check out all the artifacts. There are many neat things to see. In one of...More
Housed in the beautiful, old Santa Fe Depot building, this museum is an inspiration. There is plenty of parking to the north of the building. Outside, from the street, you are greeted by 2 tall, life-size sleek metal statues of giraffes. We did not think...More
I first went to the Martin & Osa Johnson Safari Museum on a kindergarten class trip, in the original Grant Street location. The old building had an amazing amount of charm, including a fountain that you could drop coins into from an upper story. The...More