•To maintain and operate a museum which displays to the public old barbed wire and related objects.
•To observe and commemorate the history of barbed wire and its importance in the development of the United States and properly preserve its historical record.
•To make the public aware of the hardships the settlers of the Midwest experienced when the Great Plains were settled.
To educate the public on the environmental, economic, educational, social, and political impacts of barbed wire both historical and present-day.
•To do things necessary and proper for the accomplishments of the objects herein set out and those objects which may later be recognized as proper and lawful.
Adopted by the Board of Directors: 8 December 1988 - Revised: 1 October 2021