Film Poster and Book Cover Art

Film Poster & Book Cover Art  Collection Watch Films By & About Martin + Osa Here Take a peek at our Pop Culture Collections Produced by Hollywood studios & literary agents to fill theatre seats & stock book shelves around the world, this gallery is a curated selection of images from the museum’s vast graphic…

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Meet Martin and Osa Johnson

Meet Martin and Osa Johnson   From 1917 to 1936, Martin and Osa Johnson set up camp in some of the most remote areas of the world and provided an unmatched photographic record of the wildernesses of Kenya, the Congo, British North Borneo and the Solomon and New Hebrides Islands. Their equipment was the most…

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Discover

Collections at the Core Discover Artifacts that drive our mission JOHNSON VISUAL HISTORY COLLECTION In the first half of the 20th century, a couple from Kansas named Martin and Osa Johnson captured the public’s imagination through their films and books of adventure in exotic, far-away lands. Photographers, explorers, naturalists and authors, Martin and Osa studied…

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Home

Relive the Adventure Martin + Osa Johnsonwere Kansans with Kodaks  Explore Through Their Lens A Safari Museum in Chanute? Yes! Come see for yourself. Ranked the #1 Museum in Kansas and One of the Top Ten Historic Sites in the USA to Visit for Valentine’s Day, the Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum features world…

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Visit

Visit All You Need to Know for your Safari to Chanute OPEN HOURS PLAN YOUR SAFARI: “Centrally located between Los Angeles and New York,” the museum is also just two hours from Kansas City, Wichita, and Tulsa. Whether coming in from distant ports or just across town, we always recommend you check in with the…

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Learn

Cultural Adventures on Safari Make Learning a Lifelong Adventure! TRAVEL TRUNKS Bring global adventures to your classroom with the Safari Museum Education initiative! Cultural based, hands on Artifact Travel Trunks may be loaned for four weeks, and the charge is $50.00 plus the cost of  shipping (for current museum members, there is no charge except…

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