Hutchinson, Kansas: Kansas Underground Salt Museum

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Address:
3504 E. Ave. G, Hutchinson, KS
Directions:
Southeast edge of town, at the corner of Airport Rd and G Ave. From the east: US Hwy 50 and then north one mile on Airport Rd. From the north or south: Hwy 61 and then east two miles on G Ave.
Hours:
T-Sa 9-6, Su 1-6; fewer hours off-season. Last tour departs 2 hours before closing. (Call to verify)
Phone:
620-662-1425
Admission:
Adults $14.00
RA Rates:
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Kansas Underground Salt Museum.

Kansas Underground Salt Museum
Visitors are whisked 65 stories below ground to tour vast salt galleries on electric trams. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

Underground Salt Museum.

Hutchinson, Kansas - Kansas Underground Salt Museum
Kansas Underground Salt Museum: Video visit in a salt mine nearly 700 feet below ground. Watch Video.

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Kansas Underground Salt Museum to Open in 2006

Developers of the Kansas Underground Salt Museum will not let a lack of a visitor's center, parking lot, or bathrooms delay its grand opening this July [Update: Actually, the museum will not open until late 2006 is the latest word]. The Hutchinson, Kansas, attraction will get by with a temporary structure and porta-potties until enough attendance money comes in to complete its above-ground facilities.

... [03/12/2006] Complete News Story

Budget Pork Seasoned With Salt Museum

One of the many pet projects slipped into the federal budget -- the one that will reportedly sink the nation into umpteen billion dollars' worth of red ink -- is $283.5 thousand for the opening of the Western Hemisphere's first salt mine museum in Hutchinson, KS. This, however, is a worthy expenditure, as we need to show the Old Hemisphere that they can't push us around, and neither the SALT I nor SALT II treaties forbid such activity.

... [02/23/2003] Complete News Story

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