Greensburg, Kansas: The Big Well

The World's Largest Hand-Dug Well -- which you can walk to the bottom -- the World's Largest Pallasite Meteorite, and a museum about the town, which was destroyed in a 2007 mega-tornado. All under one roof.

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Meteorite Gone; Big Well Buried

A mile-wide tornado destroyed the town of Greensburg, Kansas, on May 4, 2007. The latest report is that at least nine people died and 75% of the town was flattened.... [05/06/2007] Complete News Story

World's Largest Hand Dug Well

World's largest hand dug well and meteorite museum in Greenburg, KS is worthy of a coffee cup trinket momento.

[Kent MacCarter, 01/03/1997]

The Big Well

Big Well Museum and Visitor Center

Address:
315 S. Sycamore St., Greensburg, KS
Directions:
Big Well Museum and Visitor Center. Next to the town water tower. On the west side of S. Sycamore St., between W. Iowa and W. Wisconsin Aves.
Hours:
M-Sa 9-6, Su 1-6 (Call to verify)
Phone:
620-723-4102
Admission:
Adults $8.
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