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Topeka - Kansas Museum of History - Museum After Hours

Captured:  The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

Colonel Hughes’ fascinating life is currently the topic of the special exhibit by the same name. Mary Madden, education and museum director, will share insights into Colonel Hughes’ life, his family, his service in Europe in World War I that he documented through 400 photographs, and stories from the daily diary he kept as a Japanese POW for 41 months in World War II.

Join us for this special Museum After Hours program series, 6:30 p.m. Friday, August 11. The programs complement the Kansas Museum of History's special exhibit, Captured:  The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes, and honor the 100th anniversary of World War I.

The Museum will be open until 6:30 p.m., admission is half price after 5 p.m. The Museum Store will also be open until 6:30 p.m.