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Pony Express Barn

106 S 8th St, Marysville, KS 66508-1832
+1 785-562-3825
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Great historical museum

For fans of the West this is well worth the stop. The Pony Express was a great episode of the Old... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kevin B
Tempe, Arizona, United States
On the trail

We were on our own cross country camping trip. Doing laundry in town. But just down the street was... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
Helena, MT
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106 S 8th St, Marysville, KS 66508-1832
+1 785-562-3825
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For fans of the West this is well worth the stop. The Pony Express was a great episode of the Old West. Some very nice exhibits here and it is well worth a visit. Staff very helpful and friendly.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We were on our own cross country camping trip. Doing laundry in town. But just down the street was the barn What a bit of history. And we follows the route to Casper WY. Neat

Thank vintagetrailer
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Nice museum with interesting history on the pony express. Self guided tour includes some additional history about the surroundings. Good educational experience!

1  Thank Brian F
Reviewed 4 September 2016

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

Thank PeterHa1
Reviewed 23 August 2016

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

1  Thank Sunshineinne
Reviewed 28 June 2016

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

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 27 August 2015

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

2  Thank BigDaddyDave55138
Reviewed 23 July 2015

We love history so this was great. Plenty of info, always learn something. Many old artifacts. Call before going I don't believe they have regular hours

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

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.

Thank ChinaGal_57
Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

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

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