The Garden Of Eden Is One Of The Strangest Places You Can Go In Kansas

Have you ever looked at someone’s home and just stared, thinking to yourself, “Hey, that’s really weird!” Well, that’s exactly what Samuel Dinsmoor, a Kansas Civil War vet, wanted people to think when they wandered past his home in Lucas, Kansas, one of the strangest places you can visit in the state.

In the early 1900s, Dinsmoor transformed his house by creating a bizarre collection of biblical and political concrete sculptures outside his home and called it art, charging people to see his array of uh, eye-catching statues. And art is not all you can find at this roadside attraction. The Garden Of Eden also allows you to see the room where Dinsmoor himself died as well as his actual body. Yup.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

It doesn’t get any weirder than the Garden of Eden.

Address: 305 E 2nd St, Lucas, KS 67648, USA