Atchison, Kansas: Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum

A unique Sky Queen among doomed Sky Kings, Earhart mysteriously disappeared on a 1937 flight around the Earth.
Address:
223 N. Terrace St., Atchison, KS
Directions:
On the west side of N. Terrace St. just south of its intersection with Santa Fe St.
Hours:
M-F 9 am - 4 pm, Sa 10 am - 4 pm, Su 1-4 pm (Call to verify)
Phone:
913-367-4217
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

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.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Statue of Deafy Boular, the Legless BricklayerStatue of Deafy Boular, the Legless Bricklayer, Atchison, KS - < 1 mi.
Peter Toth Indian MonumentPeter Toth Indian Monument, Troy, KS - 15 mi.
Largest Ball Of String, Not TwineLargest Ball Of String, Not Twine, Weston, MO - 16 mi.
In the region:
Oldest Statue of John Brown, Kansas City, KS - 38 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

December 13, 2019

My Sights

My Sights

Save Cool Vacation Destinations!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Castle Noel, Medina, Ohio (Dec 9-15, 2019)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Nearby Hotels: Atchison, Kansas

Nightly rates found:

Hotels Near...

Book Now