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Sternberg Museum of Natural History

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naturetack wrote a review Nov 2020
Dallas, Texas718 contributions109 helpful votes
One of the most unique museums I've ever been to. So many cool exhibits, including the life sized prehistoric animal dioramas, the exhibits of fossils with their living relatives for comparison, and so much more! The fossil displays were fascinating and informative, learned a lot about the fishes and other sea creatures found in Kansas, and about Sternberg and other paleontologists. Definitely recommend to anyone passing through the area!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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hgb001 wrote a review Jun 2020
Bradford, Ohio25 contributions9 helpful votes
We lived in Hays for three years in the 1980s but never visited the museum. Now passing through town, we decided to stop. The museum been in its new home since 1997. It was nice and cool on a hot Kansas day. The exhibits are impressive and well done. It is very much worth seeing.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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MaryR3 wrote a review Nov 2019
Hays, Kansas18 contributions4 helpful votes
Sternberg Museum is a gem. The collection contains world-renown fossils and continues to acquire important paleontological finds. Shows rotate in and out so there's always something new to see. Good family entertainment, especially the hands-on children's discovery room. See live animal specimens and robotic animated dinosaurs. Important research collections reside at the museum. If it is a slow day, ask for a behind-the-scenes tour.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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NativeKansan wrote a review Oct 2019
South Hutchinson, Kansas8 contributions
Great exhibits here showing fossils and replica dinosaurs.Learned a lot about the earths past. Impressive detail, well worth a visit!
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Kansaskid wrote a review Oct 2019
Hutchinson, Kansas4 contributions
We were impressed with this museum. The displays are very interesting and informative. Merchandise in gift shop is reasonably priced, worth driving to!
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Date of experience: May 2019
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