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Kansas Cosmosphere & Space Center

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Address: 1100 N. Plum, Hutchinson, KS 67501
Phone Number: 800-397-0330; 620-662-2305
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9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Activities: Leisure education
Description: In the heart of the Midwest, a national treasure awaits discovery. The...
In the heart of the Midwest, a national treasure awaits discovery. The Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center - a world-renowned, Smithsonian-Affiliated museum - allows visitors to experience the thrill of space exploration.
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Space Travel History

you learn the history of space travel in the museum, can watch a movie/show that is showing in the dome theater, souvenir shop, DR Goddard's lab and ride in the simulator in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Hutchinson, Kansas
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Hutchinson, Kansas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

you learn the history of space travel in the museum, can watch a movie/show that is showing in the dome theater, souvenir shop, DR Goddard's lab and ride in the simulator in the lobby.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The Cosmosphere has an excellent collection and is a fascinating and very educational experience. The amazing exhibits all have thorough explanations with highly interesting facts. You won't go wrong by making a trip to the Cosmosphere, no matter what age you are. However, I do have a few quibbles which make it only a four for me: First, know that... More 

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Hastings, Nebraska
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211 reviews 211 reviews
113 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

One of the best museums I have ever visited; anywhere! The collection is tremendous. So many rare or unique items, each of which would make a museum in the middle of Kansas proud, but to have them all together; AMAZING! Plan to spend several hours and if you were remember the Space Race...prepare to feel like a kid again!!!!

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Wichita, Kansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Everyone loved it and the staff is so helpful and accommodating! This is a great place to have a wedding reception as there are things for the young and old alike.

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Very well thought out and executed in how it takes you through the history of space exploration. They have some very nice models of different crafts as well as some awesome pieces that actually visited space. The presentations on the Imax and Planetarium were very good. I am a big guy at 6'5" 320 lbs and don't fit well into... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

I came here with my brother, who had been here three times before. This is one of those places that exists on several levels: Children will love all the rockets, planes and exhibits, older kids will like the reality and technology of the place, and adults will appreciate the historical aspects of it. My understanding of some WWII events was... More 

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Hutchinson, Kansas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We love the Cosmosphere, have been going there for years and never grow tired of it. The grand children always enjoy going there and there are always new things to see and do.

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I have been going here since I was a kid and they keep making it better. We were in town to visit family and only had an hour to stop in. We have a 2 year old boy who kept pointing out the rockets as we drove by so we stopped in and just explored the lobby. There are amazing... More 

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Arkadelphia, Arkansas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We recently spent a day at the Kansas Cosmosphere in Hutchinson, KS. The museum contained incredible artifacts telling the story of space exploration. The artifacts include a German V-2 rocket, the original Apollo 13 command module, an original Gemini capsule and Gus Grissom's Mercury project Liberty 7. There were also Soviet capsules from the 1960s and '70s. The museum traced... More 

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United States
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

It seems strange to find such a thoroughly-stocked space travel museum in Kansas. There are long stories as to why this is the case. You can look those up on your own. Suffice it to say that for space museums in the United States, this one is matched only by the Smithsonian. They have such interesting artifacts as THE Apollo... More 

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