Museums & Discovery Centers in Kansas

Explore our world in brand new ways when you visit a Kansas science center or museum. From the Earth and its origins to its earliest inhabitants to the vast reaches of outer space, you'll gain brand-new perspectives and knowledge of our past, present, and future! Let your curiosity run wild and browse our list of museums and discovery centers below!

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Heritage Areas

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A Cowboy State

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Museums + Historic Sites

Discover pre-historic, Wild West or Civil War history at one of Kansas' many history museums that give you a glimpse into how Kansans…


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Diverse Cultures

Kansas’ history includes stories from diverse cultures. Learn about the tribes considered native to present-day Kansas, and the…

History + Culture

Kansas history is American history. Being in the middle of it all means we have a bit of it all. Our roots were planted from seeds all over…

Kansas State Historic Sites

Kansas history is American history. Walk in the footsteps of history as you explore the 16 Kansas State Historic Sites. With sites…

Forts + Trails

Visit historic forts and trails in Kansas to experience the story of the nation's westward expansion and the growth of commerce.