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If you like evolution and rattlesnakes, you'll thoroughly enjoy this well done museum! There are fossils everywhere, plenty of space for kiddos, including an area just for them, and really, the largest collection of rattlesnakes I have ever seen.
My husband, daughter and I visited the museum. When we went, there was a snake exhibit that my daughter loved. There was also a cool bug exhibit that had larger than life moving bugs, but my daughter was afraid of this one (she's 2). We...More
We always love to take thie kiddos here. They love to play in the kids room, climb the spider, and check out the snakes. There are always new exhibits. I would recommend getting the annual family pass you will find yourself going here all the...More
My 11 year old son and I spent 1 1/2-2 hours here on a cross country trip. The day was nippy so a museum was a good call. We learned much about the area, saw near fossils and geodes. My son also liked the hands...More
Looking for things to do to break up the long (but really pretty and pleasant -- would be if it wasn't raining) drive across Kansas, this seemed a worthwhile stop.
Sadly, of all the half-dozen or so musums I visited in the area, this was...More
Traveling through town we stopped and visited with a friend who lives in Hays. If you like natural history (archeological, botanical and evolutionary) you’ll love this place. Very educational with displays that describe things in depth. An added bonus is a very nice gift shop...More
This is a very good mid-sized museum with an emphasis on Kansas natural history. The highlight is the fish-within-the fish but the museum has a wide variety of exhibits. Kids will love the third floor dinosaur show.
Response from Jeannine B | Reviewed this property |
Any age child will really love it. There is a room specifically set up for younger kids to explore with their hands, eyes, ears. My children started going there when they were really young and they thought it was the... More
Any age child will really love it. There is a room specifically set up for younger kids to explore with their hands, eyes, ears. My children started going there when they were really young and they thought it was the greatest and we still go today and they are in their twenties.
Response from Rebekah B | Reviewed this property |
We got there early in the morning and were the only people there so was able to explore everything in a couple hours. If you're there at a busier time I'd allow more time as your kids may have to wait to experience the more... More
We got there early in the morning and were the only people there so was able to explore everything in a couple hours. If you're there at a busier time I'd allow more time as your kids may have to wait to experience the more hands on exhibits.