Media Center

Thank you for your interest. On this page, you will find the latest news about happenings at the Kansas Barbed wire Museum and the barbed wire hobby. We have also included images available for download.

News Release Archive

  • The Great Debate - Who Has The Largest Barbed Wire Collection?
  • March 2008 - Supershow2008
  • March 2010 - 2010 Barbed Wire Show
  • August 2010 - In Memory, Mary D. Herman
  • November 2011 - In Memory, Lee Shank
  • November 2011 - In Memory, Raymond Georg
  • June 2014 - In Memory, Russ Lohrey




    Check out this latest video from RFD television's “I am Angus” that aired November 21, 2011. The video features Lawrence Erbes, president of the Rush County Historical Society.


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    Media Contact Information

    Media Relations - The Kansas Barbed Wire Museum
    120 West 1st Street
    P.O. Box 578
    LaCrosse, Kansas 67548

    Phone: 785-222-9900 (in season)

    For county tourism information or during the off-season contact:
    Rush County Economic Development
    P.O. Box 326
    LaCrosse, Kansas 67548

    Phone: 785-222-2808

    *Images and logos may be used for promotion of the Kansas Barbed Wire Museum as a travel destination and may not be otherwise sold or used. Published photos must carry a credit to the photographer as listed.

    “The Barbed Wire Capital of the World” is an exclusive trademark of the City of LaCrosse and the Kansas Barbed Wire Museum. It may only be used with express written consent of the City of LaCrosse or the Kansas Barbed Wire Museum.