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Smoky Hill Museum

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Well worth a visit

The museum is one of my grandchildrens' favorite place to visit. There's lots of fun hands on... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2019
Salina, Kansas
via mobile
Great little gem eatery close to our campground

We stumbled on this by accident and we were very pleasantly surprised, very quaint, clean and fun... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
Center City, Minnesota
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  • Average5%
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  • Terrible2%
8 Jan 2019
“Well worth a visit”
28 Aug 2018
“OK for free”
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211 W Iron Ave, Salina, KS 67401-2613
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Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

The museum is one of my grandchildrens' favorite place to visit. There's lots of fun hands on displays. They are learning & have a great time all at once.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank dwdw2
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I think if you have kids, this might be alright. But, I found the overall package a little dry. Some of the exhibits are cheesy, but again, kids will probably like it.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank jerrysR9678QB
Reviewed 24 January 2018

We stumbled on this by accident and we were very pleasantly surprised, very quaint, clean and fun to see how they served their speciality and try out the barbecue ribs sandwich! It was nice to have such a great meal at the end of the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Sackontherun
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is such a wonderful museum, with informative and caring staff members! It's free to visit the museum and they have a wonderful little store filled with homemade products from Kansas! This is a don't miss if you are visiting Salina. Goof for all ages....More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MaggieJ1020
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is an educational and interesting museum. There are lots of activities for children. The scavenger hunt is fun and educational for children. There is lots for children to do and lots of learning can take place.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Steve82934
Reviewed 28 July 2017

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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank K7515POrachell
Reviewed 9 July 2017

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

Date of experience: May 2017
1  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.

Date of experience: August 2016
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

Date of experience: July 2016
5  Thank gordontgauthier
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