(Stacker) – Museums are one of the most important institutions in any country. They don’t just show us our past, they contextualize it — allowing visitors to better understand cultures and ourselves. Good museum displays lead to reflection, generate ideas, and create a sense of appreciation for who has come before.

In many towns and cities, museums are jewels of the public and often rank highly for tourist visits. Stacker compiled a list of the museums in Kansas on Tripadvisor.

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#30. Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (62 reviews)
– Type of activity: Speciality Museums
– Address: 2350 Petefish Dr, Lawrence, KS 66045-7506
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#29. Kansas City Automotive Museum

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (39 reviews)
– Type of activity: Speciality Museums
– Address: 15095 W 116th St, Olathe, KS 66062-1098
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#28. National Orphan Train Complex

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (93 reviews)
– Type of activity: Speciality Museums
– Address: 300 Washington St, Concordia, KS 66901-1716
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#27. Biodiversity Institute & Natural History Museum

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (107 reviews)
– Type of activity: Natural History Museums
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#26. US Cavalry Museum

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (30 reviews)
– Type of activity: Speciality Museums
– Address: 205 Henry Ave, Fort Riley, KS 66442-7008
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#25. Strawberry Hill Museum & Cultural Center

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (31 reviews)
– Type of activity: Speciality Museums
– Address: 720 N 4th St, Kansas City, KS 66101-2908
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#24. Johnson County Museum

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (48 reviews)
– Type of activity: Architectural Buildings, History Museums
– Address: 8788 Metcalf Ave Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center, Overland Park, KS 66212-2041
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#23. Kansas Museum of History

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (234 reviews)
– Type of activity: History Museums
– Address: 6425 SW 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66615-1099
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#22. Mid-America Air Museum

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (86 reviews)
– Type of activity: Military Museums, Specialty Museums
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#21. Evah C. Cray Historical Home

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (33 reviews)
– Type of activity: Speciality Museums
– Address: 805 N 5th St, Atchison, KS 66002-1807
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#20. OZ Museum

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (513 reviews)
– Type of activity: Speciality & Gift Shops, Speciality Museums
– Address: 511 Lincoln St, Wamego, KS 66547-1633
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#19. Pizza Hut Museum

– Rating: 4.0 / 5 (67 reviews)
– Type of activity: Speciality Museums
– Address: S Perimeter Rd, Wichita, KS 67260-0001
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#18. Spencer Museum of Art

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (75 reviews)
– Type of activity: Art Museums
– Address: 1301 Mississippi St, Lawrence, KS 66045-7595
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#17. Kansas Aviation Museum

– Rating: 4.0 / 5 (180 reviews)
– Type of activity: Speciality Museums
– Address: 3350 S George Washington Blvd, Wichita, KS 67210-2194
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#16. C.W. Parker Carousel Museum

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (124 reviews)
– Type of activity: Speciality Museums
– Address: 320 S Esplanade St, Leavenworth, KS 66048-1585
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#15. Wichita Art Museum

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (167 reviews)
– Type of activity: Art Museums
– Address: 1400 W Museum Blvd, Wichita, KS 67203-3296
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#14. Booth Family Hall of Athletics

– Rating: 5.0 / 5 (107 reviews)
– Type of activity: Speciality Museums
– Address: 1651 Naismith Dr Allen Fieldhouse‎, Lawrence, KS 66045-4069
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#13. Sternberg Museum of Natural History

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (228 reviews)
– Type of activity: Natural History Museums
– Address: 3000 Sternberg Dr, Hays, KS 67601-2006
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#12. Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (879 reviews)
– Type of activity: Speciality Museums
– Address: 200 SE 4th St, Abilene, KS 67410-2900
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#11. Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (117 reviews)
– Type of activity: Historic Sites, Farms
– Address: 1200 E Kansas City Rd, Olathe, KS 66061-3002
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#10. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Allen House

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (100 reviews)
– Type of activity: Speciality Museums
– Address: 255 N Roosevelt St, Wichita, KS 67208-3720
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#9. Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (148 reviews)
– Type of activity: Historic Sites, History Museums
– Address: 223 N Terrace St, Atchison, KS 66002-2525
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#8. Strataca

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (817 reviews)
– Type of activity: Speciality Museums, Mines
– Address: 3650 E Avenue G, Hutchinson, KS 67501-8200
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#7. Rolling Hills Zoo

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (253 reviews)
– Type of activity: Natural History Museums, Nature & Wildlife Areas
– Address: Reviews
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#6. Museum of World Treasures

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (554 reviews)
– Type of activity: Speciality Museums
– Address: 835 E 1st St N, Wichita, KS 67202-2791
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#5. Flint Hills Discovery Center

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (317 reviews)
– Type of activity: Science Museums, Children’s Museums
– Address: 315 S 3rd St, Manhattan, KS 66502-6205
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#4. Exploration Place

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (401 reviews)
– Type of activity: Speciality Museums, Science Museums
– Address: 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS 67203-5901
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#3. Boot Hill Museum

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,056 reviews)
– Type of activity: History Museums
– Address: 500 W Wyatt Earp Blvd, Dodge City, KS 67801-4350
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#2. Old Cowtown Museum

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (454 reviews)
– Type of activity: Historic Sites, History Museums
– Address: 1865 W Museum Blvd, Wichita, KS 67203-3295
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#1. Evel Knievel Museum

– Rating: 5.0 / 5 (430 reviews)
– Type of activity: Speciality Museums
– Address: 2047 SW Topeka Blvd At Historic Harley-Davidson, Topeka, KS 66612-1462
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