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El Quartelejo Museum

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El Quartelejo Museum was worth the stop. Was fortunate to be able to meet with the artist and get... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
Heather E
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History trip

Excellent museum, well worth the time. The guided tour is very good. I spent about 2.5 hours... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2017
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1 Sep 2018
29 Sep 2017
“History trip”
The theme of the El Quartelejo Museum is a developing story line, one which traces the history of this region of western Kansas through the stories told by the fossil discoveries on exhibit to present day Scott County information. Visitors can...more
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902 West 5th Street, Scott City, KS 67871
+1 620-872-5912
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Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

El Quartelejo Museum was worth the stop. Was fortunate to be able to meet with the artist and get a tour of this wonderful gem in Scott City KS. If you have an hour set aside 2 because you will be pleasantly surprised of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Heather E
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

Excellent museum, well worth the time. The guided tour is very good. I spent about 2.5 hours touring and could have stayed longer.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank auntiemegs2004
Reviewed July 28, 2017

The museum is a fun short tour through the history of Scott City. Even though it's "for kids" sifting through sand and holding actual fossils was really good. The gallery is a combination of paintings and a top notch collection by Jerry Thomas. Mr. Thomas...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Leon67203
Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

The northern most AND eastern most southwestern Puebloan Indian ruins. Built around 1664 and abandoned about 20 years later, these dates coincide with Spanish heavy handed dealings with the Multiple tribes of Pueblo people's in the Southwest and the only subsequent successful Native American revolt...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed May 13, 2016

The gallery is the highlight of this site.the artist is excellent And the historic. Collection really makes the experience. There is everything from Native A erican artifacts to civil war memorabilia. to a Yogi Bears signed baseball. I wish we had more time there.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank pgr555
Reviewed September 12, 2015

I've been to Scott City several times now, once even to get married! Because my wife is from Scott, we're usually there to visit relatives, and because of this, we usually don't stay and linger to look at what's actually there. This is too bad...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Ichigorobei
Reviewed August 29, 2015

Outstanding Museum and Jerry Thomas Gallery in Wonderfull Scott City Kansas! West US Highway 96 Northside. Great Staff with Wonderful Stories to tell. I can't to go back. I learn so much in a short time. It's hard to put into words...This a must See...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Backporchsue
Reviewed April 22, 2015

El Quartelejo museum and Jerry Thoms Galllery are amazing! You have to stop in and look around!! The museum tells our history and is so cool! Jerry Thomas is an amazing artist!!! You have to see his talents along with the history he has uncovered!

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Millie D
Reviewed June 10, 2014

Local artist, Jerry Thomas, deserves the great little museum and the regional reknown. The curator gives an informative and historically knowledgeable tour. It's great that he has kept his eye on his hometown.

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank muledog
Reviewed July 21, 2012

Wow, taliking about roughing it up, those folks were tough..

Date of experience: July 2012
Thank Tulio V
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