NOTICE:the Johnson County Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum is holding a special budget meeting Tuesday, April 25 at 10:00 a.m. in the museum’s board room.

UPDATE: due to inclement weather the meeting has been rescheduled for Friday, April 28 at 10:00 in the museum’s board room. 



Welcome to the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum

The Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum has been a part of the Buffalo community since 1900 when Jim Gatchell opened a drugstore. The Buffalo Pharmacy was a stopping place for cowboys, lawmen, settlers, cattle barons, and famous army scouts.

As a trusted friend of the region’s Native Americans, he received many gifts representing the culture including guns, war bonnets, tools, medicine bags, bows, arrows, and clothing.

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