Discover a complete and authentic army post from the 1860s -1870s! This well-preserved fort on the Santa Fe Trail shares a tumultuous history of the Indian Wars era. The sandstone constructed buildings sheltered troops who were known as the Guardians of the Santa Fe Trail.
Home to the Guardians of the Santa Fe Trail
Visitor Center Changes at Fort Larned
There are some temporary changes in our Visitor Center operations in anticipation of our new museum exhibits.
Check out the Heritage Garden
Summer time is heritage garden time. This year we're blogging about the ups and downs of growing a historic garden.
Read Nicholas Nolan's Army Records!
We have some of the Army records of Captain Nicholas Nolan digitized and on our website.
150th Anniversary of Buffalo Soldiers
We're marking the 150th anniversary of the Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Larned until 2019. Join us for special programs and events.
Find out what special events are coming up and how you can participate.
Find out about some of the fascinating people and events who fill Fort Larned's colorful past.
Our education programs are both educational and fun. Check out the available options on our education page.
Last updated: August 13, 2018