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National Poultry Museum

Field review by the editors.

Bonner Springs, Kansas

Note: Opened in 2009, may have been absorbed or stored by the overall museum, which no longer promotes it as the National Poultry Museum.

A big rooster statue stands outside an otherwise nondescript building, giving people a hint of what's inside. Part of the National Agriculture Center and Hall of Fame, the National Poultry Museum is in fact the lifetime collection of Loyl Stromberg, a retired hatchery owner, and includes everything from antique incubators to old feed bags. There are also shipping crates, prize ribbons, models of the ideal laying house, a cigarette card collection of poultry breeds, 78 rpm records of poultry music, "Chicken of Tomorrow" contest posters, a display case of stuffed chickens and roosters, and an oil painting of Queen Elizabeth and a chicken that hangs outside the ladies' bathroom.

National Poultry Museum

National Agricultural Center

630 Hall of Fame Drive, Bonner Springs, KS
On the grounds of the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame. I-70 exit 224. Turn right onto Hwy 7/130th St. and then make a quick right onto Riverview Ave. Drive a half-mile east and then turn left onto 126th St./Hall of Fame Drive. The Hall of Fame grounds are on the left.
Apr-Sept W-Sa 10-3 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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