National Orphan Train Museum
From 1854 to 1929 over 250,000 orphaned or abandoned children from New York were taken on trains to new homes all over the US. The National Orphan Train Museum is dedicated to preserving the records of the Orphan Train movement. The museum is housed in a restored UP Depot while the Morgan-Dowell Research Center houses the ever growing archives. Nominated as one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas-History, a visit will amaze and touch your heart like no other museum.
Address: 300 Washington St., Concordia
Admission (Group Rates)
Adults - $5
Children - $3
Tues. – Fri. 9:30a.m. – Noon & 1:00p.m – 4:30p.m.
Saturday 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
Closed Sunday, Monday & all national holidays.
Phone : 785-243-4471
Whole Wall Mural
The longest sculpted brick mural in the US, located on the east wall of the Cloud County Museum Annex at the corner of US 81 & 6th St., downtown Concordia, is a must see!
Phone : 785-243-4303
Headquarters for the Sisters of St. Joseph, was erected in 1903 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Sites.Ask about a tour of this incredible building.
Schedule: Monday-Friday 2-4 p.m.
WWII German POW Camp Concordia
During WWII, POW Camp Concordia housed over 4,000 German prisioners. Located two miles north and one mile east of Concordia, the guard tower, guard post building, water tower base and building T-9 still stand on the original site. Two rooms of memorabilia and historical artifacts from Camp Concordia are housed at the Cloud County Museum. (two miles north on US 81, right on Union Road one mile)
For a tour of the site call: 243-4303 or Paul at 243-1710.
Brown Grand Theatre
Upon completion in 1907, the Belleville Telescope described the Brown Grand as “the largest, most modern and in every respect the finest theatre in the state”. Restored to its original splendor, this 650 seat theatre is a must see!
Tuesday - Friday 10a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Self guided "just looking around" - $2
Adults - $5 adult
Children under 12 - $3
Groups of 10 or more-$4 per person
Cloud County Museum
Journey back in time at the Cloud County Museum located at 625 Broadway, Concordia.Housed in the former 1908 Carnegie library building, this large museum features Charles Blosser's 1928 Lincoln Page bi-plane hanging from the ceiling, a working water pump, bells that beg to be rung, the old county jail cell, two rooms of P.O.W. Camp Concordia memorabilia, and much more.
Address: 7th & Broadway, Concordia
Bob's Toy Barn
A delight for all ages, Bob collected his first toy as a small boy, and hasn't stopped collecting or making them. Call the Tourism office, 785-243-4303 to arrange a tour.
Local farmer Dean Holbert is a collector, inventor and an artist. You never know what you will find there. Also home of "Leonard the Longhorn". Leonard is made up of "found parts". He was conceived on Halloween of 2011, born on April Fool's Day 2012. He weighs in at 1 ton, and has 186 railroad spikes for horns.
Victory Day Celebration
Covention & Tourism
Concordia, KS 66901
Phone: (785) 243-4303