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“continuous improvement” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Kansas Museum of History

Kansas Museum of History
6425 SW Sixth Avenue, Topeka, KS 66615
785-272-8681
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Ranked #2 of 44 Attractions in Topeka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: The striking "White Buffalo" sculpture outside offers an inkling of the interesting exhibits inside this museum, including a steam locomotive, a Southern Cheyenne teepee, one of the largest collections of prairie memorabilia in the U.S. and a hands-on children's area.
Herrin, Illinois, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“continuous improvement”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

Visiting this museum again after having been there in the 90s, I found that even though many of the exhibits were the same, they'd been improved with interactive educational displays. I especially appreciated the native american displays and the frontier displays. Children will love the train which has many cars open for walking through. The Civil War displays are quite good but most people seemed to enjoy the stroll through the decades - especially those who lived through them and now they are "history".

Visited September 2012
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Sabetha, Kansas
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“Nice Museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We went here one day when we had some time to kill. It was very interesting for the adults. The kids had fun, but it wasn't a very "fun" experience. If they could incorporate more hands on fun activities for the kids, it would have made the experience better. We still had a good time, and the museum was done well. We will go back.

Visited October 2011
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Salina, Kansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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“Great history”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

Great place to visit, if you have a full day or just an hour you can really enjoy this museum. If you like trains you'll enjoy this stop and if your looking for Kansas history you'll find it here.

Visited July 2012
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Home base -Las Vegas
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Average museim”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012 via mobile

Not well lite museum. no senior discount not always easy to read the signs on the displays. having been too many musems in our travel we find this 1 is about average nothing really special

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Topeka, Kansas
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“A bit expensive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

They have a revolving display and a big display of the history of Kansas including a train and displays of practical to quirky Kansas memoribilia

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