This museum has a great overview of Kansas and the plains states biodiversity and wildlife, past and present. The Mosasaur skeleton in the vestibule that is set up to be chasing a large fish is really neat to see. This is a great place for school and family visits.
My memories of getting in out of the cold wind at the top of Mt. Oread while an undergrad J student in 1973, prompted my return visit to see Commanche, the U.S. survivor horse of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. It was just as wonderful to see this preserved horse memorial as I remembered. Enjoyed reading the history of... 更多
As Natural History Museums go, this is a pretty good one. The displays cover everything from prehistoric to modern and are well presented and informative. We wished we had our grandson with us. In some ways, this may be more enjoyable for younger children versus a zoo because all the animals are visible. The way they are displayed would make... 更多
Stopped by to visit the Natural History Museum with granddaughters. Good visit. Parking can be a challenge. Lots of construction, long hike from parking garage to site. Parking was free however that day. Numerous exhibits and some hands on items.
The Natural History Museum is located on the campus of the University of Kansas. It is an older natural history museum with traditional exhibits and displays, including a floor of stuffed animals (many quite old and it shows), a floor of dinosaur bones(no larger dinosaurs, such as t-rexs), etc. It is a move-at your-own-pace museum and not particularly interactive. There... 更多
As its name implies, biodiversity is at the heart of this museum. There's a definite focus on the Western Hemisphere. There are also a lot of artifacts and a nice exhibit on evolution, looking at it through multiple case studies. Definitely worth a stop-in!
My sister, brother-in-law and I visited this museum on July 6, 2016. The dioramas are great! The animals are beautifully arranged in organic groupings. There is a bee tree where bees can fly into and out of the building and you can watch them making honey. There are a great many dino bones and even some live snakes. All in... 更多