Kansas June 25, 2018
9 Amazing Adventures To Escape The Summer Heat Indoors In Kansas
There’s a lot of beautiful reasons why Kansas’ summers are great. However, there’s also a lot of reasons why Kansas summers make many of us run and hide indoors. Whether you don’t like sunburns or the heat itself, these indoor attractions are the perfect way to explore the state without leaving the comfort of air conditioning. Let’s take a look at what you can still do in Kansas without the summer heat.
1. The Cosmosphere - 1100 N Plum St., Hutchinson, KS
The Cosmosphere is the perfect place for anyone of any age to adventure through the stars, learn about rocket science, or just learn about all the cool things it takes to get to space.
2. Strataca - 3650 E Avenue G, Hutchinson, KS
Journey over 600 feet underground inside this still-working salt mine to discover the history and importance of what was once the largest salt mine around.
3. Museum at Prairiefire - 5801 W 135th St., Overland Park, KS
Not only is the front of the museum absolutely gorgeous, but you'll find that inside, the rotating exhibits provide plenty of entertainment no matter what subject is being featured.
4. Sternberg Museum of Natural History - 3000 Sternberg Dr., Hays, KS
Visit the famous Fish-in-a-fish fossil and learn about all kinds of creatures old and new at this natural history museum in Hays.
5. The Big Well - 315 S Sycamore St., Greensburg, KS
Greensburg has been through a lot in recent years, but they can only go up from here. The new museum on The Big Well site is a great place to learn about the town's history, the tornado that changed their lives, and the well itself.
6. Oz Museum and Oz Winery - 511 Lincoln Ave., Wamego, KS
Have you ever wanted to know more about the land of Oz and where it came from? This museum is the perfect place for anything Oz related. Then again, the winery next door (and Toto's Tacoz) are great additions to this trip to Wamego.
7. Museum of World Treasures - 835 E 1st St. N, Wichita, KS
Explore other cultures' history, learn about wars long past, or gaze up at a giant dinosaur skeleton all inside this brick building in Wichita.
8. C.W. Parker Carousel Museum - 320 S Esplanade St., Leavenworth, KS
Have you ever wanted to step back into your childhood? Ride a large working carousel, and see how the oldest still-moving carousel works at this museum dedicated to everything carousel.
9. The Evel Kneivel Museum - 2047 SW Topeka Blvd., Topeka, KS
A museum dedicated to this legendary daredevil stands in Topeka, with interactive exhibits, real pieces of clothing and equipment, and plenty more.
For an adventure that’s outdoors instead, you might want to
check out this ranch in Kansas that’s got everything you need for a day or two away from screens.