Pottawatomie County Museum Complex
Arts & Culture, Family Fun
Local, Historic, Kid Friendly
Set just behind the historic Santa Fe Depot, which operated as a train depot until the 1970s, the Pottawatomie County museum houses an eclectic collection of artifacts and information about Pottawatomie County. Items on display include a stuffed Alaskan bear, player piano, antique phones, railroad memorabilia, several model train sets and a scale model of downtown Shawnee, and the grounds include the Depot, trains, and the historic Beard Cabin, one of the oldest structures in the state.