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Welcome To Fort Wallace Museum

Home of the "Fightin'est Fort in the West"

Fort Wallace Rodeo

The first Fort Wallace Memorial Association held its first Rodeo in 1954; this makes it the longest continually-running rodeo in Kansas.

May 25 [Saturday 7 PM MDT] and May 26 [Sunday 2  PM MDT]

Adults $10, Children 6-12 $5, under 6 free.

Kansas Pro Rodeo Website

Come take part in a Wallace, Kansas tradition at the 65th Annual Fort Wallace Rodeo over Memorial Day Weekend. 
Fully sanctioned KPRA /CPRA/NSRA/PAFRA events. Special features: 8th Annual Cole Hudson Memorial Saddlebronc Challenge, with total $1350 in added money.
Fully-sanctioned Miniature Bull riding for kids on Saturday night only.
County Team Roping; Jr-Barrels.
Cowboy 65th Commemorative Buckle Auctioned off to benefit the Rodeo.
Cole Hudson Memorial Buckle auctioned off to benefit scholarships.
All paid admissions are eligible to win a beef bundle at each performance.
Special appearances by Fort Wallace historical re-enactors.
Concessions provided by the Fort Wallace Memorial Association.
Cowboy Church on Sunday at 10:30 MT at the 1888 Bethany Lutheran Church on Fort Wallace Museum Grounds.

cassie rodio

BKRT logo


rail and coach

Celebrating 150 years since the arrival of the Kansas Pacific Railroad and the

history of the Butterfield Overland Despatch

All this in addition to the fabulous Ft. Wallace Museum!

Mark your calendars for July 12th, 13th and 14th, 2019


Smoky Hill Trail AssociationAnnualConference
will be held at Fort Wallace on Oct 18, 19 & 20th, 2019
Details to follow
The 2019 rifle raffle for the Fort Wallace Memorial Association is a new reproduction Stage coach Shotgun and Mason conversion Pistol.   Support
Fort Wallace Museum
2655 Highway 40
Wallace, KS 67761
(785) 891-3564
You can find the Fort Wallace Museum on Google Map and  travel KS      clio
Fort Wallace Memorial Association  is  501(c)3 organization set up to run the Fort Wallace Museum.
  Please contact the Museum about making a donation.
Fort Wallace Memorial will take donations through Pay Pal. .
Free admission with a suggested donation of $7 per adult.

Winter hours: Thurs., Fri., Sat.   Nov. through the 2nd Sunday of March
10am-4pm Mountain Time

Summer hours:  2nd Sunday of March through October 31
9am-5 pm Monday-Saturday and 1-5 pm Sunday Mountain Time

Exploring the Museums of Northwest Kansas

wagon exploring museums

The Fort Wallace Museum is the perfect place for your family to explore! The Museum will be opening its brand-new exhibit space in the Milford Becker Addition, where you can experience Fort Wallace and the Old West in a new, exciting way! Take a seat in the reproduction BOD Stagecoach, see the facades of buildings from Wallace County History and crane your neck to see a 40-foot plesiosaur fossil found in 1867! Located just east of the town of Wallace on Highway 40! 

FWMA coach