Hours and Admission

Holiday Closings 

The Sternberg Museum will be closed the following days in observance of the Holiday Season.

  • Christmas Eve: December 24
  • Christmas Day: December 25
  • New Year’s Eve: December 31
  • New Year’s Day: January 1

Winter Hours

(Oct 1-March 19)

Tues-Sat 9am-6pm
Sunday 1pm-6pm

Summer Hours

(March 20-Sept 30)

Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm
Sunday 1pm-6pm


Adults (age 13-59) $9
Youths (age 4-12) $6
Senior Citizens (60+) $8
FHSU Students (w/valid ID) $5

05sternberg1Thinking about a visit to the Sternberg Museum of Natural History? It’s a great day of fun and admission is less than the cost of a movie. We are conveniently located near I -70 in Hays, Kansas. If you are thinking of bringing a group we can provide guided tours. Check out our gallery guide for a sneak preview of what’s inside the museum. While the museum is a full day of entertainment why not make it an even more exciting weekend! You can also check out Fort Hays State University, the Kansas Wetlands Education Center, and other area attractions. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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