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Smoky Hill Museum

211 W Iron Ave, Salina, KS 67401-2613
+1 785-309-5776
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Second visit as good as the first

Smoky Hill Museum is a well curated stop. It is an interesting look into the development and growth... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
footballfanI4022JF
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Cherokee, Kansas
An Engaging Experience

Learn about the history and geology of the area. Enter a full size replica of the first dugout... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Rachel L
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Salina
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211 W Iron Ave, Salina, KS 67401-2613
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+1 785-309-5776
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Smoky Hill Museum is a well curated stop. It is an interesting look into the development and growth of Salina and the area. The staff is helpful and knowledgeable and it is suitable for all ages. Nice stop to deepen my understanding of Kansas.

Thank footballfanI4022JF
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Learn about the history and geology of the area. Enter a full size replica of the first dugout home. The Curiosity Shop, the interactive children's area, has a wall size Lite Brite, a tornado simulator, a pin ball machine with a dust bowl theme, a...More

1  Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Enjoyed spending time in this local museum. Worth taking time while in Salina. Every part of USA has an interesting history.

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 7 August 2016

A variety of historical information. Fun and interesting! A number of kids were thee and seemed to be enjoying the museum as well.

Thank gailtrip4
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Looking for something to do before heading out to South Dakota in the morning, I took a chance on bringing my wife, 14 yo daughter and 10 yo grand daughter to the museum. We were all really pleased with the show pieces and inter-active displays....More

5  Thank gordontgauthier
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Most local history museums tend to be somewhat boring, but I was pleasantly surprised with this one. They do a really good job of using artifacts to tell some of Salina's history. Plus, I really enjoyed the walk-in old settler's cabin. They have rotating special...More

1  Thank Steve L
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Very much enjoyed the history tour. Covers several eras. Great for the young ones especially - to see how things were when grandparents were kids and great for grandparents to reminisce about. Husband and I really enjoyed it. Highly rec.

2  Thank julie j
Reviewed 9 June 2016

On my recent trip to see my sister, my wife and I visited the Smoky Hill Museum. Inside there were many different displays. Starting from Pioneer days to more current events. There were several monitors set up for you to watch in different locations informing...More

2  Thank donj391
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Small local history museum downtown Salina. Take a hour with the kids on day out. Displays are nice kids will enjoy it and it is easy to do. Plus it's free.

1  Thank wandersfar
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

I didn't find a lot of new information or anything too great. I also don't have children and I feel like if I would have taken kids with me it would have been totally different.

2  Thank Scott M
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Though donations are welcome! After looking through you will see what an amazing job they do to bring so much to the community!
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