Kansas: Top 7 Best Things To Do in Kansas

Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center

The Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center, a museum, planetarium and STEM education center located in Hutchinson (Kansas), is known for its ability to restore and exhibit spaceships and organize space camps.

Museum of World Treasures 

The Museum of World Treasures, Wichita in Kansas, houses a large collection of historical items. These include complete fossil dinosaur skeletons including Ivan the T. rex and Egyptian mummies. 

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, a national park covering 10,894 acres, is located north of Strong City in Kansas. It preserves remnants of tallgrass prairies that once covered 170 million acres in the United States. 

Kansas State Capitol Building, Topeka, Kansas 

The Kansas State Capitol building is located in Topeka and serves as the headquarters for both the legislative and executive branches of government for Kansas. This dome was inspired by the United States Capitol.  

Strataca — Hutchinson

Located 650 feet below the Earth’s surface, Strataca is a museum about salt mining. It is located in one of the largest deposits of rock salt anywhere 

Strataca — Hutchinson

The Oz Museum is a permanent exhibit that pays tribute all things “Wizard of Oz”, from obscure remakes to the original books. The Oz Museum is sure to delight literary fans. You’ll feel transported to Oz, “Toto,” as it is said. 

Monument Rocks — Oakley

Monument Rocks are also known as Chalk Pyramids and are large rock formations found in Gove County. The highest formations can reach 70 feet in height.