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Andrew County Museum and Historical Society

202 E Duncan Drive, Savannah, MO 64485-1278
+1 816-324-4720
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Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

We visited the museum before and after the eclipse. It was much more than we expected with a nice... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Iowa515
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Creston, Iowa
Visit to the museum for the eclipse

Cute museum. More than I thought there would be. We came here for eclipse viewing and got here... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Kristi L
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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A private, not-for-profit organization, the Andrew County Museum is housed in a modern 14,000 sq. Ft. Facility donated by Harry F. Duncan. The Museum is dedicated to collecting, preserving and interpreting the county's rich history. The award winning exhibit "A Rural Way of Life", compares and contrasts life in town with life on the farm from 1841 into the 21st century. -Learn how families pulled together to make their farms a success. -View how kitchens in farmhouses and town changed over time. -Take home recipes for fried chicken from 1900 and Swiss steak from 1950. -Enjoy a segment of a silent movie, projected on the side of a brick building just as it was in the early 1900s. -Visit a general store. -Learn about the cycle of life in rural areas, from childhood to family life to death. -Hear old-time radio programs from the 1930s. See temporary exhibits in the Duncan Gallery and find items in the Gift Shop.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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202 E Duncan Drive, Savannah, MO 64485-1278
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+1 816-324-4720
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

We visited the museum before and after the eclipse. It was much more than we expected with a nice variety of exhibits depicting Andrew county and America's heritage. The museum is a new-one level facility, clean and well organized. We noted that the exhibits were...More

1  Thank Iowa515
Harold J, Volunteer at Andrew County Museum and Historical Society, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We were pleased you could visit our Museum Solar Eclipse Viewing Party and, like others, we were disappointed that the clouds and rain interfered with our "watch" of the eclipse. The opportunity to visit our museum was something that we hope made your trip into...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Cute museum. More than I thought there would be. We came here for eclipse viewing and got here early enough to let the kids wander around the museum for about an hour.More

Thank Kristi L
Andrew County M... S, General Manager at Andrew County Museum and Historical Society, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you for choosing our eclipse event to attend! We appreciate that your family took the time to take in our Rural Way of Life exhibit and hope you had time to see the toy tractor, fast pitch softball, doll, Harry Duncan, and other exhibits...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I recently was here for a family event in the Community Room, and had the opportunity to view the exhibits. They were thoroughly creative and informative, fully explaining this rural agricultural area in Northwest Missouri. Even though I grew up in this area and attended...More

Thank mtnrudi
Andrew County M... S, General Manager at Andrew County Museum and Historical Society, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you so much for taking time to write this nice review. From the permanent exhibit, A Rural Way of Life, to the rotating exhibits in the Duncan Gallery, we try to present the history of our small towns and farm life in a way...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017

My husband and I visited here on June 27, 2017. We were greeted by the director, Jan. This fine museum depicts the rural life and heritage of this Missouri county from the 1840's to the year 2001. It features professionally designed, well thought-out displays, beautifully...More

1  Thank Nikki H
Harold J, Museum volunteer at Andrew County Museum and Historical Society, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

We are very glad that you and your husband enjoyed your visit to the Andrew County Museum. Our permanent exhibit, "A Rural Way of Life" is our center piece as we attempt to help people see the changes that have made rural America transition from...More

Reviewed 21 June 2017

I LOVE LOVE LOVE this museum at Christmas. It is a nice little museum full of Andrew County history, but at Christmas it takes on a whole new life! Several area businesses and local folks make up a Christmas tree to raffle off one night...More

1  Thank Ekekla08
Harold J, Volunteer at Andrew County Museum and Historical Society, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for the very nice review of an important event held at the Museum. The Winter Event has become one of the premier events of the community. Held the first Saturday of December each year, the opportunity to win one of some twenty fully...More

Reviewed 28 April 2017

We just visited the Andrew County Museum on a dark, rainy chilly day. Cabin fever was setting after many similar days. We needed to get out in the world. After being told about it by a friend we decided on heading up north to the...More

Thank dstarks1943
Harold J, Volunteer at Andrew County Museum and Historical Society, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank your for the high rating and description of your visit. There are not many museums that tell the story of how living and working in rural America has changed from the nineteenth century to the twenty-first century using the life experiences of families living...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Lots of wonderful old picture about the county. A true history of the people and events that made nothwest Missouri a great place to grow up. I highly recommend it for everyone

1  Thank Richard W
Harold J, Volunteer at Andrew County Museum and Historical Society, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for the nice rating, review and recommendation. We attempted to tell the story of how life in rural America has changed since the 19th century using stories and pictures of local citizens and artifacts from the period.

Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

A wealth of information on rural life in Andrew County. So many exhibits on various ways of life. Including farms, stores, pictures. The lives of many come to life!More

1  Thank Tammy S
Harold J, Volunteer at Andrew County Museum and Historical Society, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2016

Thank you for taking time to review our Museum exhibits, Tammy. We have used people, places and events in Andrew County's history to tell a story that is similar to many rural areas in the US. Along with our changing exhibits, we hope people will...More

Reviewed 8 November 2016

The Andrew County Museum staff was the most welcoming we have ever experienced. A history time line at the beginning of the museum's display tour was very interesting, educational and well done. The time line starts with highlights first year of Andrew County, high lights...More

1  Thank Jean H
Harold J, Volunteer at Andrew County Museum and Historical Society, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2016

Thank you for the very nice review of our museum. We are glad you found the exhibit both interesting and educational. Our museum has attempted to tell a story of the changes that have occurred over the past 150 years or more in one rural...More

Reviewed 1 November 2016

We stopped by here last month and couldn't have been more pleased. We were impressed not only by the informative and smartly arranged exhibitions on Andrew County's complex history, particularly in the years surrounding the Civil War. There was also the excellent guidance we got...More

1  Thank jlg807
Harold J, Volunteer at Andrew County Museum and Historical Society, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2016

Thank you for the nice review of our museum. We are glad you enjoyed the "A Rural Way of Life Exhibit" and that you were able to find information on ancestors that lived in the county. We hope you will have time to visit us...More

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