Museum & Store Hours
The Smoky Hill Museum is a Nationally Accredited, regional history museum in the heart of downtown Salina, Kansas, located at 8th and Iron in the Historic Lee District.
Whether we are your destination or you are passing through, the Smoky Hill Museum has much to offer. Captivating galleries, engaging activities, fascinating stories, and much more make this a must see museum. Interwoven with experiences, tales, photographs, and artifacts, the history of the Smoky Hills region comes alive.
The galleries are free & open to the public. If you would like a tour, please call ahead to make reservations. We are open every afternoon except Mondays and major holidays. On Saturdays, we open early and the first Thursday of every month we stay open until 7 pm. Although some visitors have been known to stay all afternoon, we suggest you plan on spending an hour of your time with us.
• Free admission.
• Free guided tours. Specialty Tour costs vary.
• Located 90 minutes north of Wichita on I-135, 90 minutes east of Hays on I-70, 90 minutes west of Topeka on I-70.
• Plenty of free parking to the west and south of building. We reserve parking spaces for tour groups.