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Smoky Hill Museum

211 W Iron Ave, Salina, KS 67401-2613
+1 785-309-5776
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Interesting place

If you are interested in history, this is the place if you visit Lindsborg. The Smoky Valley Roller... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Vanersborg
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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
Sackontherun
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Center City, Minnesota
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“gift shop” (2 reviews)
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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 9 June 2018

If you are interested in history, this is the place if you visit Lindsborg. The Smoky Valley Roller Mill was built in 1898. This type of mill known as “ the grand daddy of modern mill “. Until 1955 , the mill operated as a...More

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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

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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

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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.

1  Thank Steve82934
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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.

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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
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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.

1  Thank Larry W
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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.

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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
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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
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
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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