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

315 S. Sycamore St., Greensburg, KS
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.
M-Sa 9-6, Su 1-6 (Call to verify)
Adults $8.
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