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Discover the Museums of Kansas

Kansas is home to more than 300 museums ranging from fine art facilities to Presidential libraries. A few suggestions include:

The Big Well

This hand-dug well was completed in 1887. It is counted among the Kansas “Eight Wonders” and welcomes visitors to descend into the well and explore the museum which details its history.

Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum

The museum preserves the rich history of farming life in 1890, the Cherokee Strip Land Rush of 1893 and the cultures impacted.

Boot Hill Museum

Learn about the “Old West” and Dodge City’s prominent role in this time in American history.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library & Museum

Explore the boyhood home, final resting place and library of the 34th President of the United States.

Atchison County Historical Society Museum

Learn about the history of Atchison through Lewis & Clark expedition exhibits, the effects of Amelia Earhart and other artifacts housed in this restored Santa Fe depot. The Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum is also nearby.

Wichita Art Museum

The museum showcases the work of American artists.

Cosmosphere & Space Center

Visit what is reportedly the largest collection of Russian and US space-related artifacts and their fascinating planetarium.