Points of Interest

Highlights along the 102-mile Western Vistas Historic Byway include:

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Buffalo Bill Bronze Sculpture

3083 US Hwy 83
Oakley, KS 67748
Phone: (785) 671-1000
Did you know that world famous Buffalo Bill Cody earned the legendary title "Buffalo Bill" in this part of the country? The legendary contest between himself and William "Bill" Comstock took ... More

Buffalo Bill Cultural Center

3083 US Hwy 83
Oakley, KS 67748
Phone: (785) 671-1000
The cultural and visitor center will provide state wide travel information services. We will have a gift shop showcasing many Kansas artists and products. The cultural center in Oakley is the ... More

Butterfield Trail Museum

515 Hilts

Russell Springs, KS 67764
Phone: (785) 751-4242
This 1887 two story renaissance-style structure of brick and stone with mansard roof was originally the Logan County Courthouse. Now it houses artifacts from the BOD stage coach line that ran ... More

El Quartelejo Museum

902 W. Hwy 96
Scott City, KS 67871
Phone: (620) 872-5912
Explore the El Quartelejo Museum as it leads the visitor through a developing story line, one which traces the history of this region of western Kansas through the stories told by the fossil ... More

Fick Fossil and History Museum

700 W. 3rd

Oakley, KS 67748
Phone: (785) 671-4839
Museum focuses on local fossils and local history and has items of interest for all ages. See an extensive historic photo display, Mrs. Fick's creative folk-artwork with fossils and other mediums. ... More

Fort Wallace Museum

2655 Highway 40
Wallace, KS 67761
Phone: (785) 891-3564
Many fort era artifacts. Fort cemetery, Custers 7th Cavalry Cenotaph. Newly remodeled. Rest area for highway visitors. More

Jerry Thomas Gallery & Collection

902 W Hwy 96
Scott City, KS 67871
Phone: 785-410-6667
Renowned artist Jerry Thomas kept his roots planted firmly in Kansas, using colorful mediums to depict life on the prairie. The amazing Western artwork is showcased along with his fascinating ... More

Keystone Gallery

401 US Highway 83
Scott City, KS 67871
Phone: (620) 872-2762
Keystone Gallery is a combination museum, art gallery and gift shop. The museum section contains an extensive, scientific collection of local Kansas fossils including a 20-foot Mosasaur and ... More