Sternberg Museum of Natural History, Hays

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  • We lived in Hays for three years in the 1980s but never visited the museum. Now passing through town, we decided to stop. The museum been in its new home since 1997. It was nice and cool on a hot...  more »
  • Sternberg Museum is a gem. The collection contains world-renown fossils and continues to acquire important paleontological finds. Shows rotate in and out so there's always something new to see. Good.....  more »
  • DON'T visit the third floor annoying lady domain, other than that the museum is nice. Small but somewhere to stop with the kids on a long drive, but if you engage the old woman on the third floor she'll tell you all about nothing in a relentless fashion that makes you wanna cut your ears off. The museum is mostly devoted to shark teeth & aquatic fossils & would be best for kids in the 7-12 range who love sharks... either way do yourself a favor if you go there and avoid the old woman on the third floor
  • This is a wonderful small museum just off of the interstate and easy to get to. They have rotating traveling exhibits along with some local animals that are native to Kansas and a collection of every rattlesnake species from north America. Frogs, a giant spider for kids as well as a huge whale bone for the kids to play on greet you in the discovery room. Kids can also become an archaeologist and dig for fossils.

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