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Santa Fe Trail Center

Rr 3, Larned, KS 67550
+1 316-285-2054
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Good home town museum

Good museum. Basic history museum, plus sod house and dug out recreated. They were in the middle... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
DB67154
,
Whitewater, Kansas
Local history

This privately owned museum has quite a collection of artifacts from prehistory through the... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
cegtravel1
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Marietta
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
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“horse drawn” (3 reviews)
“sod house” (6 reviews)
“hearse” (3 reviews)
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Rr 3, Larned, KS 67550
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+1 316-285-2054
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Good museum. Basic history museum, plus sod house and dug out recreated. They were in the middle of a remodel, but still good.

Thank DB67154
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This privately owned museum has quite a collection of artifacts from prehistory through the pioneer, Victorian, and more modern eras. They boast both indoor and outdoor exhibits, which describe both the Santa Fe Trail and the Larned local history.

Thank cegtravel1
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This museum is on the way to Fort Larned. It has a very good indoor museum, there is a wonderful horse drawn hearse. The outside buildings are amazing. You can go into them and actual see how people dealt with life on the western frontier...More

Thank alphawolfie
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Quite a bit of information. Must visit to get the full effect of all the interesting information to take in.

Thank tinakerbel
Reviewed 29 August 2017

My son (13) and I stopped here on our trip to New Mexico. Sam says "very interesting museum, definitely worth the time. Nothing boring here, check out everything. Especially the outside buildings." Sam and I had a great time being a preacher, and seeing how...More

Thank Clockdocto
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We had a very enjoyable time walking through the inside museum as well as the outside. It was very neat being able to go into the buildings and see things. It felt almost as if you could imagine yourself living in a sod house! I...More

Thank Deanna H
Reviewed 12 December 2016

History of the Santa Fe Trail is well preserved in the museum. Excellent field trip for older students. Very knowledgeable staff.

Thank Babyboomer691
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Located approx. three miles from Ft. Larned, this museum is very good place to stop and begin your Trail experience. Walk through the various rooms and then step outside to view a sod house, train station and other buildings from the pioneer period.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

When Fort Larned was restored, understand local collections went to this museum, financed by local residents. Small collection, but they do an excellent job with an annual budget of only $100k (I'm a past board member of a private regional museum in the NE with...More

1  Thank ret1re
Reviewed 14 April 2016

we just visited this museum on our way to western Kansas. we stopped and went inside, there are some renovations going on, so I believe some of the exhibits were not on display. the outside is interesting and well maintained. would definitely stop if you...More

Thank tourist1965
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