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Smoky Hill Museum The Smoky Hill Museum is a nationally accredited history museum, in the heart of downtown Salina, Kansas. This FREE museum tells the history of the Smoky Hills in a dynamic and inviting way, interweaving it with experiences, tales, graphics, and artifacts.

From animal paths to Indian trails to interstate highways, Salina is the Crossroads of the Heartland. At the heart of Salina is a history rich with ingenuity and idealism, struggle and success, conviction and courage. The stories of our history intersect here, at the Smoky Hill Museum. Run your fingers through the thick fur of a buffalo, go into a full-sized sod dugout or be the historian at the battle of Indian Rock. Complete your visit by stopping at the Museum Store for a wide selection of gifts, regional products and local artwork. Find yourself here, at the Crossroads of the Heartland. The past has never looked better!


Admission: Admission is FREE, handicap accessible
Hours: Tuesday through Friday, noon to 5:00
Saturday, 10:00 to 5:00
Sunday, 1:00 to 5:00
Address: 211 West Iron Ave
Phone: 785-309-5776
Our Email: museum@salina.org
Our Website:www.smokyhillmuseum.org/

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