Learn about the history of Kansas’ mining industry during a visit to the Miners Hall Museum in Franklin, Kansas. Located within the Franklin Community Center & Heritage Museum, the Miners Hall Museum displays artifacts from mining’s early days to more recent developments. Learn about the immigrant populations that filled the coal mines in the early 20th century and the problems with Black Lung Disease that miners have had to face for decades. Don’t miss this chance to visit one of the area’s most unique museums.
Admission to the Miners Hall Museum in Franklin, Kansas
Wander the museum’s vast archives and marvel at its large collection of mining artifacts
Tread in the footsteps of 20th century immigrants to came to work in the mines
Learn about the coal companies that dominated the area
Listen to an informative history tour from a professional guide