Goodnow House - Plan your visit
Goodnow House tells the story of freestaters who founded Manhattan. Isaac Goodnow and his wife, Ellen, built this unique stone farmhouse. He started the Kansas State Teachers Association and established the college that became Kansas State University. Learn more about the Goodnows at this native stone residence and barn. Operated in partnership with the Riley County Historical Museum.
- 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday - Friday
- 2 - 5 p.m. Saturday - Sunday
- Closed state holidays
- Suggested contribution: $2 adults; $1 students
- Portions ADA accessible. Please notify us prior to your visit if you or a member of your party requires accommodation for special needs or disabilities.
- Group rates with prior notice
- Site administrator Cheryl Collins
- Became state site in 1901
- In Kansapedia
- In Kansas Memory
- National Register nomination, listed in 1971