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Dyche Hall

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Natural history museum

Great old building with lots of goodies. Live bee house, a Custers last stand survivor Comanche a... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
Penny F
Gay, Georgia
Great architecture

Dyches is an amazing building to look at. It is covered with intricate carving in it's sandstone... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
Robert S
Lawrence, Kansas
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

Great old building with lots of goodies. Live bee house, a Custers last stand survivor Comanche a horse that has been preserved, dinosaurs even found in Kansas and on and on. Lots to see 6 floors of exhibits. Kids love this place and us older...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Penny F
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Dyches is an amazing building to look at. It is covered with intricate carving in it's sandstone exterior. Carvers from Italy created gargoyles and iconic KU features into the walls. I just like to study them. It is also one of the oldest buildings on...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed March 24, 2016

Great building on the KU campus that houses the Natural History Museum. Wonderful architecture and history. There are neat displays in the museum about the building and Mr. Dyche.

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed March 6, 2016

Dyche Hall is one of the iconic old stone buildings on the main campus of the University of Kansas. It houses the Natural History Museum which is very interesting. The building itself is a special part of the university and the city of Lawrence. The...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed December 5, 2015

I am a big fan of the Natural History Museum at Dyche Hall. The collection is really quite impressive. I could stare at the biome panorama for HOURS, and that's only about a fifth of the museum. It is small, but if you are in...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed June 25, 2015

Dyche Hall contains the KU Natural History Museum and is well none for it's diorama of animals from the polar region to the tropics. The museum also has many dinosaur and fossil displays, live snakes, and a beehive. Comanche, the horse that survived the Little...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank AndyKansasCity
Reviewed July 10, 2014

This is the University of Kansas' Natural History Museum. Perhaps its most interesting feature is the building in which it is housed. Of Romanesque design and built in the early days of the 20th century, the building is beautiful to behold. Inside, don't miss the...More

Date of experience: May 2014
3  Thank NickRocco
Reviewed April 21, 2014

We went for the day because the kids had an Environmental Education assignment. What a glorious day and museum! Even the teenagers loved it. This is a great mix of science and the building's architecture is just gorgeous. We really enjoyed our family day!

Date of experience: April 2014
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