• Fort Parade Ground and Officers Quarters as seen from Guardhouse

    Fort Scott

    National Historic Site Kansas

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  • Exhibits Closed

    Beginning Monday August 25, the infantry barracks museum will be closed for remodeling and to prepare for a new theater and exhibits. Work is expected to be completed by spring of 2015. The site's movie will be played in the visitor center upon request.

Plan A Field Trip

By following the links in the left hand column, you will find more information about eating on the grounds, safety guidelines, planning a self guided visit and other pertinent information.

 
Nevada High School students who are giving school programs
Nevada High School students dressed in living history clothing present programs to area youth in grades K-4 during our Life on the Frontier program
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Did You Know?

Quartermaster Function at Fort Scott

At Fort Scott, several of the boxes and barrels are marked Fort Scott, MO. Not actually in Missouri, the fort was located four miles west, in what was then unorganized territory. The army used Fort Scott, MO as a shipping address to assure that supplies made it to the right place.