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    Colby Community CollegeThe Colby Community College is a huge asset to our community. The Cultural Arts Center is a hub for cultural presentations and art exhibits. Changing exhibits are also featured at the Prairie Museum o...
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Biggest Barn in Kansas

The Cooper Barn is one of the largest barns in Kansas and holds a wealth of Thomas County History. The cattle barn was built in 1936 and was part of the Foster Farms operation. The barn is 66 feet wide, 114 feet long and 48 feet high. It was moved to the site in 1992 and houses the exhibit "

Colby, KS Museums

Sod House

The sod house shows the ingenuity of the homesteaders. The late 19th century dwelling exhibits furniture, clothing and other artifacts of pioneer life on the prairie. Volunteers constructed the sod house in 1984. Sod blocks, 1 foot by 2 feet by 4

Colby, KS Pioneer History

Prairie Museum of Art & History

The Museum has been dubbed "one of the finest museums in the Midwest" by KANSAS!

Colby, KS Museums

"Spirit of the Prairie" Sculpture

This representation of the steadfast spirit of the early pioneers that led the way into the frontier stands in front of the Thomas County Courthouse. Artist - Charles Norton, 1985, from Leoti, Kansas

Colby, KS Arts

Colby Community College

The Colby Community College is a huge asset to our community. The Cultural Arts Center is a hub for cultural presentations and art exhibits. Changing exhibits are also featured at the Prairie Museum of Art & History.

Colby, KS Colleges

Things to do near Colby, KS

Opera House Building

The Opera House Building was built in 1905 and presently is occupied by a local business. ...

Logan County Lake

The 75 acre lake does become periodically dry during low rainfall seasons. There are boat ramps, camping, and picnic areas. ...

Cottonwood Ranch

Cottonwood Ranch was purchased by the Kansas Historical Society in 1982. The Ranch established in the late 1800's was started...

Sheridan State Lake Wildlife Viewing

To enhance the available habitat, food plots have been planted. Deer, turkey, pheasant, quail, and various waterfowl species ...