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Santa Fe Trail Center

Rr 3, Larned, KS 67550
+1 316-285-2054
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Showing my husband from Arizona a little history of Kansas

We had a very enjoyable time walking through the inside museum as well as the outside. It was very... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Deanna H

History of the Santa Fe Trail is well preserved in the museum. Excellent field trip for older... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
Hays, Kansas
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Rr 3, Larned, KS 67550
+1 316-285-2054
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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
Reviewed 7 March 2016

This place is out in the middle of know where, and really does not focus on the history, that people that are interesting to people

Thank Troy M
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Very nice museum about life along the Santa Fe trail. Good quality exhibits inside and out. There was more than we expected after reading some of the other reviews here. I guess it is the sort of thing we love as we are western history...More

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 6 January 2016

I have been to several events here and day trips. I like to take my kids here to explore the old sod house, church, train depo, and the museums. So much from the past is here. I loooove it!

Thank KaraAnn2016
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Visited on the way back from a driving trip to the SW. So glad we stopped!! very informative about the Santa Fe Trail and next to the Ft. Laned Historical fort site. which was amazing.

Reviewed 1 October 2015

What a wonderful museum of the early west! A variety of buildings and exhibits. My husband enjoyed the railroad display and the old cars and farm machinery. The staff were very helpful and exceptionally pleasant. Well worth the time!

Thank Iowagmama
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