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Prairie Museum of Art & History

Colby, KS 67701
+1 913-462-4590
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This museum was cool!! We were checking out what we could do on our way home from our vacation. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Gem in NW Kansas

We enjoyed an afternoon at this museum. There are very interesting historical displays. Fine... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Goodland, Kansas
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This complex features sod houses which are open for touring.
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Colby, KS 67701
+1 913-462-4590
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum was cool!! We were checking out what we could do on our way home from our vacation. We found a pamphlet in our hotel and said yes! We spent 3 hours here and only did the inside because a snow storm was coming...More

Thank CSIJWyman
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We enjoyed an afternoon at this museum. There are very interesting historical displays. Fine exhibits from a benefactor. There are out building you can go into. A church, an old home, and the largest barn in Kansas was moved to this site.

Thank tedy814
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We were pleasantly surprised by this museum. It was really a gem. With excellent displays inside the main building and several out buildings to visit, it was a great way to spend a couple of hours in Colby. A much larger community would be justifiable...More

Thank rag714
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We stopped in Colby for the night in our RV. I saw the sign for the museum and was hooked. I love museums and my husband goes along to please me. We parked our RV and spent at least an hour in the museum. It...More

Thank Merridith
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We had a group of 40 that visited this museum. It is a very interesting place and one that you could easily enjoy for more than 2 hours. Definitely worth your time.

Thank Wendell N
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Nice place to visit, usually closed when we get to town so lucky today. Lots to see, worth the stop. I actually enjoyed the toys, buttons and money drawers.

Thank Donice L
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Very interesting displays inside. Outside are numerous buildings you can step into another era of one room living, one room schooling, the large barn just to name a few. Loved it!

Thank Shirley A
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I've been to Colby 3 times and the PMAH once. The most interesting feature is probably the building itself which somebody really put some thought into. I'm not an architect but it has a post-modern quality to it that oddly fits in. When I was...More

Thank PrairieFalcon
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I visited the museum as part of a museum volunteer group; we were shown the back rooms that are not open to the public. Very interesting

Thank jfullmer
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

There are really two different museums in one here. Outside there is a collection of historic buildings, including a sod house, schoolhouse, and barn, that you tour by yourself. The great thing is that you can touch and explore almost everything inside these buildings, while...More

Thank Wanderlust777
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