Pawnee Indian Museum - Plan your visit
Discover the story of a Pawnee village that existed in the late 1700s. View the excavated floor of this large Pawnee earth lodge and the rare sacred bundle that hangs above the altar. Learn more about the people of the Pawnee Nation and their stories. A finalist in the 8 Wonders of Kansas History.
- 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday
- Closed state holidays
- $5 adults; $1 students; Kansas Historical Foundation members and children five and younger admitted free
- Portions ADA accessible. Please notify us prior to your visit if you or a member of your party requires accommodation for special needs or disabilities.
- For groups of more than 10, we request two weeks prior notice.
- Find more about tours: American Indian Homes in the Central Plains, Nature, A Pawnee Means of Survival, and When Smoke Curled Upward from Earth Lodges
- Site administrator Richard Gould; 785-361-2255
- View depressions of earth lodges of the Kitkahahki band who occupied this area in the late 1700s.
- The nature trail makes an excellent outdoor classroom and has picnic facilities.
- Find gifts and souvenirs related to the site at the Museum Store.
- Became a state site in 1899
- In Kansapedia
- In Kansas Memory
- National Register nomination, listed in 1971