Founded in 1997, the Museum of the Kansas National Guard is dedicated to preserving the history of the guard and the men and women who have served. The museum features artifacts, memorabilia and other items dating from the Civil War to the present. Military vehicles, tanks, helicopters, large guns, and other equipment are on display on the museum grounds. The museum also houses a research library, the Kansas National Guard Hall of Fame, and the 35th Infantry Division Museum. The 35th earned praise during WWI and II. A highlight of the museum are the nun flags, made by nuns from Hamelin, Germany out of Nazi banners.