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Atchison, Kansas: Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum

A unique Sky Queen among doomed Sky Kings, Earhart mysteriously disappeared on a 1937 flight around the Earth.

223 N. Terrace St., Atchison, KS
On the west side of N. Terrace St. just south of its intersection with Santa Fe St.
M-F 9 am - 4 pm, Sa 10 am - 4 pm, Su 1-4 pm (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Amelia Earhart figure.

Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum

Amazing museum that, while has a fee to enter, is well worth it. Beautiful home and furnishings of Amelia's and her family members.

[Rose Howe, 11/20/2019]

Earhart Birthplace marker.

Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum

The home where Amelia Earhart was born has been maintained as a wonderful museum in honor of all of Earhart's achievements. It includes homages to her amazing accomplishments in aviation as well as her personal triumphs such as a fashion line for active woman.

The museum is easy to find, Atchison is very small and very proud of its heritage so you won't miss the signs that lead the way. It is a beautiful stately house that has been maintained for many years by the Ninety-Nines, an international group of female licensed pilots. Amelia Earhart was their first elected president.

[Educated Vagabond, 04/10/2009]

A unique Sky Queen among doomed Sky Kings, Earhart's mysterious disappearance on a 1937 solo flight around the Earth is not the focus of this museum. There's an Earhart statue and Moon Tree in the International Forest of Friendship southwest of town.

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