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Colby, Kansas

  • Prairie Museum of Art & History

    Prairie Museum of Art & HistoryThe Museum has been dubbed "one of the finest museums in the Midwest" by KANSAS! magazine. Enjoy an international collection of rare dolls, procelain, glass, antiques and artifacts in the main museum ...
    Prairie Museum of Art & History
  • Biggest Barn in Kansas

    Biggest Barn in KansasThe 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 ...
    Biggest Barn in Kansas
  • The Eller House

    The Eller HouseThe Eller House, displaying typical furniture, clothing, and objects, tells of farm life in the 1930s. The house was built in 1906 in Colby, was moved to a farm south of town in 1917 and was moved to ...
    The Eller House

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The Eller House

The Eller House, displaying typical furniture, clothing, and objects, tells of farm life in the 1930s. The house was built in 1906 in Colby, was moved to a farm south of town in 1917 and was moved to the museum site in 1981.

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

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

Nicol School

The one-room Nicol School building symbolizes the cultural and social importance of education to the pioneers. It represents the 94 one-room rural schools that once graced the landscape in Thomas County.

Colby, KS Historic Schoolhouses

Colby Parks

Villa High Park is truly the "Oasis on the Plains". This park, consisting of 40 acres, was created in the late 1960`s with the aid of the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks.

Colby, KS Recreation

Things to do near Colby, KS

Historic Bridges

Two historic bridges are located in the Lenora vicinity. They are both listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Lighted Cross

The Lighted Cross was made possible by the effort and support of the local community. ...