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Prairie Museum of Art & History

Colby, KS 67701
+1 913-462-4590
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Remarkable building

I've been to Colby 3 times and the PMAH once. The most interesting feature is probably the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PrairieFalcon
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Olean, New York
Prairie Museum of Art & History

I visited the museum as part of a museum volunteer group; we were shown the back rooms that are not... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jfullmer
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Dighton, KS
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This complex features sod houses which are open for touring.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Colby, KS 67701
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This museum is a pleasure and a wonderful tribute to the history of Colby, Kansas and The United States. The outdoor buildings are well preserved and a treat to explore. Great efforts have been made to provide details of each aspect of the buildings and...More

Thank Susan O
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We had been traveling for a few hours and wanted to take a break so we stopped here on a whim. There is an $8 admission fee and I wasn't sure I was in the mood to spend money just to stretch my legs. But...More

Thank JoeyB407
Reviewed 3 December 2016

When I opened the door to the 1930s prairie home, it was like walking into my grandparents home. So authentic! It alone was worth the visit to recall and see how people here lived 80 years ago. In addition there was the HUGE barn, the...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I have been to many museums and this is in the top 10 for sure! If the main building isn't enough, just go outside and walk to all the original buildings. Come with some time, you'll need more than an hour. My son loves the...More

Thank Tara B
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This one is close to interstate 70 and should not be missed if traveling through Colby. The lady at the front desk was super nice and proud of her museum, as well she should. Outside is the largest barn in Kansas - loved it, a...More

Thank pfefmeister
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We were so impressed with this museum. The outdoor exhibit of buildings was excellent - I had never seen a sod house before, but knew my grandfather lived in one when he was a little boy, so I was very interested to see how they...More

Thank Lane H
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Enjoy history in its glory days and the past. Enjoy history being made now. This place was nice to see the history in a place that is long forgotten in its past. enjoy being here and seeing the history of the past present and future...More

Thank TINYTIMM1963
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