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Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site

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Serene setting

What a wonderful setting to let your imagination run to days gone by. The view from the museum is... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2016
Lois T
Concordia, Kansas
Took the Grandsons to Pawnee Indian Museum

The Grandsons liked the Indian Museum. The curator at the museum was very good at telling the kids... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2015
burlingame kansas
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Jul 9, 2019
“Drive on dirt roads made it exciting”
Apr 7, 2016
“Serene setting”
Discover the story of a Pawnee village that existed in the late 1700s. View the floor of this large Pawnee earth lodge left in tact from an archeological investigation. And see the rare sacred bundle that hangs above the altar. Learn more about the...more
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Hours Today: Closed
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
480 Pawnee Trl, Near KS Hwy 266, Republic, KS 66964-8057
+1 785-361-2255
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Reviewed July 9, 2019

If you use Garmin, you might just end up having to stop and get directions from a local after driving around town. I did. It was down to the end of a road, turn, go over the bridge, down another dirt road through corn fields...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2016

What a wonderful setting to let your imagination run to days gone by. The view from the museum is gorgeous. It is a small intimate museum that is hosted by a very knowledgeable curator. Richard knows the history of the area and the connections near...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Lois T
Reviewed July 31, 2015

The Grandsons liked the Indian Museum. The curator at the museum was very good at telling the kids about the Plains Indians. They got a good look at what the Indians lives were like.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank LarryE108
Reviewed June 9, 2015

This museum if off the beaten track, but a wonderful opportunity to learn about late Plains Indian life, regional history, and archaeology. Thoughtful multi-media exhibits, with personal stories and a look at daily life, religion, children's lives, and culture change. The curator is very knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Lin P
Reviewed February 28, 2015

This is an open, in situ, archaeological site! It isn't very big, but if you take the time truly observe what it is there, it is fascinating. The curator is a wealth of knowledge about all things relating to the site, and similar sites in...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank DowneastCornhusker
Reviewed October 22, 2014

While visiting my brother in Kansas, he suggested that we take a ride to visit this museum. Said it was well worth the trip (2 hr. ride) from his house. The very knowledgeable curator of the museum is Richard and he walked us through the...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank mimiknowsbest
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