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High Plains Museum

1717 Cherry St., Goodland, KS 67735-3200
+1 785-899-4595
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Nice place to stretch your legs

This is a very short museum. I think 10 minutes would be stretching it. We were on the way from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leavenworth, Kansas
Neat Helicopter, lots of local artifacts

This museum is free and has lots of neat stuff from the area. The workers have always been so nice... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
Tara B
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1717 Cherry St., Goodland, KS 67735-3200
+1 785-899-4595
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very short museum. I think 10 minutes would be stretching it. We were on the way from Eastern Kansas headed to Colorado. It was a nice place to get out and walk and break up the drive but not something that I...More

Thank jdedeke2132
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This museum is free and has lots of neat stuff from the area. The workers have always been so nice and helpful and knowledgeable. The main exhibit in the front changes quarterly or so, so I like to stop in every few months and take...More

1  Thank Tara B
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed this small museum. Read about the county (Sherman), the Dust Bowl, characters from the beginning, and even see the first patented helicopter. It appears the museum is still in progress. Definitely worth the stop.

Thank Beachgrammy53
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

A simple little town mueseum with a lot of local history. Nice air conditioning. Good for adults. May be boring for young children.

Thank ybbatcat
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We stopped here for a quick visit before heading down the road. It was a very small museum but had some interesting artifacts. We especially loved the helicopter.

Thank Page C
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

We are staying at the KOA in Goodland and DVDs to walk into town for dinner. We noticed this play along the way and decided to stop in. Glad we did! Admission is free, but tips are welcome. Very interesting history in this Museum.

1  Thank Mike R
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

While taking an unexpected layover in Goodland, I visited the High Plains Museum. Fine collection of local artifacts and history, including the rebuilt 1910 flying machine patented by two former residents. Nice display highlighting historic Goodland architecture provided a interesting overview of small town high...More

Thank kdennis57
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Learn about local history, make the first patented helicopter spin, see a bison- Plus rotating exhibits all the time. My kids love it and I learn something with each new exhibit.

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 22 October 2015

This small, well layed out museum is just off the interstate and worth the visit if you are in the area. Many interesting displays for all ages. The life sized buffalo and early flying craft top the list. Indeed, it is in the high plains;...More

Thank PokeyPaddler
Reviewed 26 August 2015

we visited the museum many years ago when our children were little and enjoyed it very much. there was no Trip Advisor back then so am doing my review now and hope that is ok with everyone

Thank theakitty
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