Field Trip Ideas

The locations listed below have been suggested by CHIEF members.  If you know of a location that should be added to the list, send it to:


Custer House Museum - Ft Riley

Eisenhower Museum , Museum of Telephony, Greyhound Hall of Fame“ Abilene

Flint Hills Discovery Center - Manhattan

Geary County Historical Museum “ Junction City

Goodnow House - Manhattan

Hallmark Kaleidoscope - Crown Center on the Plaza - Kansas City, MO

Howie's Recycling - Manhattan

John & Ramona Crisp's CSA farm in Americus, KS

K-State Insect Zoo - KSU Campus - Manhattan

K-State Vet School (Contact CHIEF member Bruce Schultz for scheduling)

K-State Physics Department

Kansas City Union Station/Science City - Kansas City


Kansas First Territorial Capitol - Ft. Riley

Kansas Museum of History - Topeka

Kansas Underground Salt Museum - Hutchinson

Konza Prarie - Manhattan

Milford Nature Center & Fish Hatchery - Milford Lake - Junction City

Mulvane Art Museum & Family Art Lab at Washburn University - Topeka

Museum of World Treasures - Wichita

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art - Kansas City, MO

Pawnee Indian Museum - near Republic, KS

Pillsbury Crossing - Manhattan

Riley Historical Musuem - Manhattan 

Rocky Ford

Shawnee Indian Mission - Fairway, KS

Smokey Hill Museum (History of Salina) - Salina KS 

Tallgrass Prairie Preserve South of J.C. on Hwy 77

Topeka Symphony - Topeka

Wamego City Park

Underground Railroad Tour - presented by Wonder Workshop



Riley County Court House

Manhattan Fire Department

Tuttle Creek Spillway

Top of the World

Linear Trail

Canoeing on the Kansas River

Apple Days at Ft. Riley

Tank and Helicopter simulators at Ft. Riley

KSU orchestra concerts at McCain (free)

Ogden's Best Firing Range (all kinds of firearms can be rented and test-fired)

Manhattan Public Library