Located in the Ramada Topeka, Downtown Hotel & Convention Center, the Holley Museum of Military History is a free, self guided museum concentrating on the military services. The collection was started by Mr. Holley in his basement as he built models and dioramas for his own hobby and entertainment. After his passing, his collection took on a life of their own and became the basis for the museum. After several other donations and acquires the collection now resides in 5 rooms of the hotel. There is a self guided, audio tour that plays on a loop and will give you a more in-depth understanding of all the historical elements if one of the knowledgeable volunteers aren’t available.

 

 

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