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Smoky Hill Museum

211 W Iron Ave, Salina, KS 67401-2613
+1 785-309-5776
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An Engaging Experience

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rachel L
Nice local museum

Enjoyed spending time in this local museum. Worth taking time while in Salina. Every part of USA... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Larry W
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211 W Iron Ave, Salina, KS 67401-2613
+1 785-309-5776
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 13 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 23 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 30 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
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I have been here a few times years apart taking the kids. Great place only down side is if you have been there once then no need to really go again. In the years apart we have noticed little if any change in their exhibits.

1  Thank Ryan6680
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