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Museum of History, Topeka

Categories: History Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web
Explore the history of Kansas through exciting exhibits. From the earliest people to the recent past, the Kansas Museum of History impresses visitors with amazing artifacts and interactive displays. You'll thrill to stories from the Oregon and Santa Fe trails, learn the tragic history of Bleeding Kansas and the Civil War, stroll through a full-sized train, sit in a 1950s diner, and much more.
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  • The facility is undergoing progressive changes in the display and housing of its animals, all for the better for people to view and the animals to live in friendly surroundings. Highlights include the...  read more »
  • Our state should be proud of this history museum. So many wonderful artifacts. Our state's history is told wonderfully in the displays. I especially enjoy the nostalgic displays that shows my children...  read more »
  • This museum is well worth the visit. It has a lot of information about life in Kansas long ago and the Indians that used to live there as well. 
  • A very well put together museum. Lots of information you can absorb and great dioramas/displays. We ran out of time on our visit, but we enjoy reading everything so that can take awhile. If you plan on visiting give yourself atleast 2 hours, and if you're like us plan on 3.5hrs.
  • A good museum at a reasonable rate. I would highly suggest taking walks on the walking trails there as well. Taking the walks in the spring time when everything is in bloom and really nice.
  • A must visit if you're in Topeka. Extensive collection of artifacts and displays from many different eras of Kansas history. If you like museums you'll like this place!
  • Home to the sunflower state games gravel race!! Great area trail to walk on and the attractions inside are fun to see.
  • Very nice museum. The restored 1880 steam locomotive and two passenger cars on display are what got me in the door but ended up staying much longer than expected because the rest was all very interesting and well done.
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