Explore Kansas

Discover Kansas from below the ground to the clouds above


Experience elements for this area that focus on our state’s land, water, weather and the life it supports, both past and present.

Encounter bison and throw chips into a simulated fire. In the new storm chaser vehicle, discover how weather instruments work – measure speed, humidity, storm direction and more. In the new aquifer, determine your personal water use and learn ideas for steps to conserve this precious resource.

Included with general museum admission, free for members.


This Exhibit Was Made Possible by:

Content Support Provided by: 

Michael J. Everhart
Ken Hultman
Mary Liz Jameson, Wichita State University
Kansas Farm Bureau
Natural Resources Conservation Services
Doug Palen
Lawrence H. Skelton
Sternberg Museum of Natural History
Tools from the Earth, LLC