Smoky Hill Museum 785-309-5776

Visit website 211 W Iron Ave, Salina, KS 67401 Opens today at 12 p.m.

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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.

Our mission is to inspire a broader understanding of the region’s rich history by engaging visitors and residents of all ages through diverse learning experiences.

The Smoky Hill Museum is a division of the Salina Arts and Humanities Commission, a department of the City of Salina. The Friends of the Smoky Hill Museum is an auxiliary organization created to support the activities of the Smoky Hill Museum, including funding, volunteer services, advocacy, public relations assistance, and community involvement.

  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • Local establishment
  • Phone: 785-309-5776
  • Alternate Phone: 785-309-5775

This business appears in: Arts and Entertainment, Museums & Galleries, Retail, Books, Gifts

Events

Holocaust Remembrance Week: Beyond Words …

Smoky Hill Museum

Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 7 p.m.

Survival. Such a simple word. But when the story of survival is told, it moves beyond words, to pain, empathy, ...

Struggle & Resilience: Kansas During the Great Depression

Smoky Hill Museum

Thursday, May 1, 2014, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

The Great Depression was a turning point for America as the severe financial crisis, along with, drought and dust storms ...

June First Thursday: The Civil War in Kansas

Smoky Hill Museum

Thursday, June 5, 2014, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

The soil of Kansas has nourished plentiful wheat and strong men and women, has absorbed the rain and the last ...

Dust, Depression and the New Deal: Life in the 1930s

Smoky Hill Museum

Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, All Day

The Depression era, also known as the “Dirty Thirties,” was a time of devastating economic and environmental change. For many ...

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Photos

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Friends Memberships

Friends Memberships

Join the Friends of the Smoky HIll Museum. Your contributions help us share the past and envision the future. Benifits ...

Programs & Tours

Programs & Tours

Want a tour or programs or both? We can tailor something to fit your needs. Contact Nona Miller, Education Coordinator, ...

Children's Area

Children's Area

One Keeper's Place is the popular children’s interactive area where kids can go to solve history mysteries. Finding the answer ...

Crossroads of the Heartland

Crossroads of the Heartland

From animal paths to Indian trails to interstate highways, Salina is the Crossroads of the Heartland. At the heart of ...

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Smoky Hill Museum

The Smoky Hill Museum Store is the place to go for a wide selection of Kansas products, local artwork, books, ...

Nationally Accredited History Museum

Smoky Hill Museum

This FREE, Nationally Accredited, history museum tells the history of the Smoky Hills in a dynamic and inviting way.

Struggle & Resilience: Kansas During the Great Depression

Smoky Hill Museum

The Great Depression was a turning point for America as the severe financial crisis, along with, drought and dust storms ...

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