LASR.net Homepage




Menu

Big Brutus RV Park and Museum


category : Family Fun-Referred
Big Brutus RV Park and Museum One of the most unique day trips in Southeast Kansas is to Big Brutus, 11,000,000 pounds of fun! Big Brutus is the world's second largest electric mining shovel. Walk through its cavernous body, sit in the operators chair or climb 16 stories to the top of the boom for one of the abest views of the rolling Kansas prairie.

Visit the Museum and memorial dedicated to the rich coal mining history of Southeast Kansas. There are exhibits, ever changing displays and photographs. As an interesting fact, the electric bill of Big Brutus' last month of operation was $27,000.

Along with primitive camping and spaces for self-contained RV's, there are ten water/electrical hookups and a dump station.


Hours: Open All Year with varying seasonal hours. Closed Christmas Day.
Address: 15 miles SW Of Pittsburg on K102
Phone: 620-827-6177

Come visit us in Pittsburg, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Big Brutus RV Park and Museum

One of the most unique day trips in Southeast Kansas is to Big Brutus, 11,000,000 pounds of fun! Big Brutus is the world's second largest electric mining shovel. Walk through its cavernous body, sit in the operators chair or climb 16

Pittsburg, KS Family Fun-Referred

Crawford County State Lake

Crawford County State Lake is a public fishing area. The marina offers boat ramps, picnic facilities and swimming beach. Camping - 63

Pittsburg, KS Recreation

Mined Land Wildlife Areas

Located in Crawford, Cherokee, and Labette Counties, the Mined Land Wildlife Area (MLWA) encompasses about 14,500 acres in 46 scattered tracts. Most of this wildlife area was once surface mined for coal. About 200

Pittsburg, KS Wildlife Areas

Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg State University… Where People Succeed Pittsburg State University has four colleges consisting of many reputable and outstanding academic programs:

Pittsburg, KS Colleges

Pittsburg Public Library

The Pittburg Public Library, listed on the National Register of Historical Landmarks, is an example of the Prarie School of Architecture. Built in 1910

Pittsburg, KS Carnegie Libraries

Things to do Family Fun-Referred near Pittsburg, KS