Historical Places

Chestnut Street District


Explore downtown Hays in the Chestnut Street District.
Chestnut Street District

Ellis County Historical Society


History and tradition come alive at the Ellis County Historical Society Museum.
Ellis County Historical Society

Ellis Railroad Museum


View railroad artifacts and over 5,000 square feet of working model train layout at the Ellis Railroad Museum.
Ellis Railroad Museum

Historic Fort Hays


Bring the Old West back to life at Historic Fort Hays.
Historic Fort Hays

Holy Cross Shrine


Visit the Holy Cross Shrine, another of Ellis County’s magnificent historic churches, located in Pfeifer, Kansas.
Holy Cross Shrine

The Basilica of St. Fidelis - "The Cathedral of the Plains"

Take a guided tour and marvel in one of the "8 Wonders of Kansas" at The Cathedral of the Plains - The Basilica of St. Fidelis Catholic Church, located in Victoria, Kansas.
The Basilica of St. Fidelis

Walter P. Chrysler Boyhood Home


See where the founder of the Chrysler Corporation spent much of his childhood.
Walter P. Chrysler Boyhood Home