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Walter P. Chrysler Boyhood Home and Museum

102 West 10th Street
785 726-3636


A new building was erected behind the home in 1994 to display personal items Walter Chrysler. Walter’s Grandson, Jack Chrysler Jr., Great-Grandson Frank Rhodes, other Chrysler family members and Chrysler management were in attendance for the grand opening of the new Museum.

The Walter P. Chrysler Boyhood Home was built in 1889, in typical nineteenth-century, Midwestern style, constructed of white pine clapboard with a cedar shingle roof. The Chrysler family occupied this house from 1889 until 1908.


David Sumner

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Very educational museum about the man behind the auto manufacturer. Well worth a visit.

Jeff Bailey

Monday, Sep. 4, 2017
Enjoyed our tour of this historic home. Great for any Mopar fan. Many unusual displays of Chrysler history, especially the NASA displays.

Brandon Rush

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
A neat little tour of a great pioneer of the industry.

Ellen Standley

Friday, Feb. 13, 2015
Enjoyed the visit and tour. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. The house has been restored and appointed well. Vehicles out back. Thanks to the staff and people of Ellis for having this available to see.

Brenda Bowers

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016
very interesting & the tour guide through the house was very sweet!

Walter P. Chrysler Boyhood Home and Museum is not affiliated with AmericanTowns Media