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This section features museums and other attractions related to science, technology and industrial history, including railroads, aviation and other forms of transportation. Natural history museums are listed in the "Creatures" section but may also be listed here.

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Arabia Steamboat Museum

Kansas City, MO, USA

The Arabia Steamboat Museum houses artifacts salvaged from a steamboat that sank in the Missouri River in 1856. . .

Atchison Rail Museum

Atchison, KS, USA

"Adjacent to the Santa Fe Depot, the Atchison Rail Museum is proudly owned and operated by the North East Kansas Railroaders, Inc. . ."

Center for the History of Family Medicine

Leawood, KS, USA

The Center for the History of Family Medicine is part of the non-profit American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation. . .


Clendening History of Medicine Museum

Kansas City, KS, USA

This medical history library and museum is located at the University of Kansas Medical Center. . .


Glore Psychiatric Museum

St. Joseph, MO, USA

The Glore Psychiatric Museum belongs to a complex of St Joseph museums along with the Black Archives Museum, St Joseph Museum and Wyeth Tootle Mansion. . .

Museum at Prairiefire

Overland Park, KS, USA

The Museum at Prairiefire is a science and natural history museum in Overland Park, Kansas. . .

Science City at Union Station

Kansas City, MO, USA

This science museum includes hands-on displays, a maker studio, planetarium, and traveling exhibitions. . .


University of Kansas Natural History Museum

Lawrence, KS, USA

The University of Kansas Natural History Museum is part of the University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute. . .

Zoos & Aquariums

Kansas City Zoo

Kansas City, MO, USA

Kansas City Zoo is a 202-acre zoo in Swope Park. . .

Sea Life Kansas City Aquarium

Kansas City, MO, USA

SEA LIFE Kansas City is an interactive aquarium located at the Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri. . .

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