Little House on the Prairie Museum, Independence

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Little House on the Prairie Museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the historic site and history of the Ingalls family and their time in Kansas from 1869-1871. Our historic site consists of a reproduction cabin similar to the one the Ingalls lived in while on the prairie. We have a 19th century one room schoolhouse, post office and the hand dug well that Charles Ingalls dug for his family on the historic property. Our site is privately owned and maintained and depends upon donations and sales from our gift shop to keep our site open for all to enjoy.

We feature a one room replica cabin that recreates the living conditions of the Ingalls family while here from 1869-1871. Our one room schoolhouse built in 1871 and historic post office built in 1885 were moved to our site in 1977 to save them from destruction.

Please note, you WILL NOT see any memorabilia or items connected to the television show at our museum. The television show was not filmed at our historic site, it was produced in California. We do not sell items connected to the television show, the cast members, etc. nor do we have addresses for cast members to correspond with them or get autographed items. Our site is dedicated to preserving the historic site where the Ingalls family lived from 1869-1871 and stresses the life, time and literary works of Laura Ingalls Wilder.
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  • I arrived after normal visiting hours but an after-hours box is available so you can pay the nominal $3 donation and tour the facilities. Informative signs tell the history of the facilities and the g...  more »
  • My husband and I were on our way back from Colorado and decided to stop here. We got there right as it was time to close. We apologized to the lady and told her that we didn’t want to intrude. She tol...  more »
  • We drove from Arkansas to Wichita & decided to stop here on our way. The website gave hours that it would be open & we were very disappointed to find it wasn’t open when they said it would be. We were...  more »
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