To the culture,

The Brown Grand was built in 1907 as a fully outfitted opera house by Colonel Napoleon Bonaparte Brown. Today it is a fully restored performing arts venue. A community based historical theatre dedicated to enhancing cultural life in North Central Kansas. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It hosts a variety of entertainers from musicians to illusionists.

Opening Hours & Admission

Mon: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Tue: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Wed: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Thu: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Fri: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

Other arrangements for guided tours can be made in advance. Event times will vary.

There is not an admission fee for small groups (10 or less) to tour the Brown Grand. Rather, we strongly encourage those who take a tour to make a donation to help support the ongoing operations of the Theatre.

Tour groups of more than 10 are $5 per person. Children under 12 are free.


A variety of events are regularly booked at the Brown Grand Theatre including magic shows, concerts, plays, and movies. It has been a gorgeous backdrop for weddings and even prom photos. It hosts community events from political rallies to dog training graduations. To view the list of upcoming events and purchase tickets, please visit their website.

Social Media

The Brown Grand can also be found on several Social Media Platforms. Like and Follow them for interesting information and entertaining skits.

Social Media Handles:
  Tik Tok: @BrownGrandTheatre
  Instagram: @BrownGrand1907
  Twitter: @BrownGrand1907