Museums

Logan County is home to some of the finest fossils in the state and offers three unique museums to learn the history and see the world class fossils found in our area. South of town off US-83 is the Keystone Gallery and Museum and west on Highway-40 is the Butterfield Trail Museum in Russell Springs, Kansas. The Fick Fossil and History Museum is located at:
Fick Fossil and History Museum
300 W 3rd Street
Oakley, KS 67748
  1. Butterfield Trail Museum

    Butterfield Trail Museum

    Southwest of Oakley, the town of Russell Springs preserves the rich history of the Butterfield Overland Despatch stagecoach line in this museum housed in an 1887 renaissance-style brick and stone structure which was the previous Logan County Courthouse.

  2. Fick Fossil Museum

    Fick Fossil Museum

    People don’t generally associate Kansas with the ocean, but Kansas was a very different place 80 million years ago than it is today!

  3. Keystone Gallery

    Keystone Gallery

    Keystone Gallery overlooks the Smoky Hill River valley with a scenic view of Monument Rocks and fossil outcroppings of the Badlands of Kansas region.