Ben Ferrel Platte County Museum

Ben Ferrel Platte County Museum located in Platte City MO



The Ben Ferrel Platte County Museum is part of the Platte County Historical Society (PCHS). This historic house museum  is a restored mini mansion built in 1882 – 1883 by Frederick Krause. Krause was inspired by the Governor’s mansion in Jefferson City. The museum’s (Krause mini mansion) exterior is brick with heavy limestone corner quoins, a mansard, slate roof, ornate grill work; the  interior is restored and furnished to the period.  Special exhibits and displays often are featured. A

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