Sedan, Kansas: Emmett Kelly Museum and 1,500 Whiskey Bottles

Birthplace of famous clown Emmet Kelly noted, prime exhibit is their collection of 1,500 Jim Beam bourbon bottles.

Address:
204 E Main St, Sedan, KS
Directions:
On East Main Street, along the Yellow Brick Road.
Hours:
May-Sep Tu-Sa 10 am-4pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
620-725-3470
Admission:
Free, donation.
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Emmett Kelly Museum and 1,500 Whiskey Bottles

Closed at 3:00 on a Tuesday. Sign says "By appointment only." It gives several phone numbers to call, but you never know how long it takes someone to get there. Didn't call as we were just passing through. I'm the fan; hubby was ready to move on to the next adventure.

[Anita, 10/03/2022]
Emmett Kelly Museum

Emmett Kelly, the world's famous sad clown, was born here in 1898. They have lots of history about him. Also have Chautauqua county history, a miniature drilling rig and a vast collection of bottles. Located in the old Sedan Opera House.

[Sedanite, 11/21/2005]

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