The mission of the Riley County Historical Museum is to:
The Riley County Historical Museum staff consists of four museum professionals:
The staff also includes part-time employees who cover weekend hours and assist with collections, tours, education programs, cleaning, and with exhibits. In addition to paid employees, over 100 volunteers donate over 1,000 hours annually.
Through the years more that 100 unpaid student interns from a variety of majors and from over ten different colleges and universities, have worked at the Riley County Historical Museum and associated properties.