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.
Open All Year
April 1 to October 31 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
November 1 to March 31 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.
Restrooms and bookstore in visitor center.
Audio-visual program in infantry barracks museum.
Did You Know?
Kansas was the first Union state to recruit, muster, train and send African American soldiers into combat during the Civil War. The First Kansas Colored Infantry mustered in at Fort Scott, Kansas on January 13, 1863. The unit compiled a proud combat record during the war.