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Went there as it was for me the closest thing I wanted to see from Omaha and knock Kansas off the bucket list. Town is as small midwestern town as you can get. Museum is worth 45 minutes a visit. You get a feel of...More
I love history and this is a great history lesson in the first mail carrying service and it only lasted 18 months. It is however, still celebrated every year by Pony Express reriders. My husband has been one for 30 years. Many men from St...More
We visited here 3 or 4 years ago, so not much has changed. I feel that the barn itself is the best part of the museum as I think about the people and horses who were there. Jill, the museum curator, is a gem of...More
The Marysville Kansas Pony Express stone barn was built in 1859 by Joseph H. Cottrell and Hank Williams. In 1860, they contracted with Russell, Majors and Waddell to lease the barn as a livery stable for the Pony Express. The north end of the structure...More
We really enjoyed the place. There is something for everyone from old tools to dolls. They had a really great video to start the tour and then you moved onto the displays. Well worth the 4 dollars admission.
We all read about the Pony Express in school. A few of us remembered Buffalo Bill Cody was a Pony Express Rider. But there is a lot more about the short lived Pony Express to view & learn in this unique museum. Unique because it's...More
This is the only original Pony Express Barn left along the entire route. We did not get inside because it was Sunday but the plaques and signs on the outside gave a good description. There were also many statues neat the barn with information about...More