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Cities: Hays


  • Sternberg Museum of Natural History

Address: 3000 Sternberg Drive, Hays, Hays, KS 67601

Phone: 785-628-4286


Information: Part of the Fort Hays State University, the museum is dedicated to collecting and preserving plant and animal specimens pertaining to the Great Plains.


  • Fort Hays Historic Museum

Address: 1472 US Highway 183 Alt, Hays, KS 67601

Phone: 785-625-6812


Information: Today visitors can tour four original buildings: two officers' quarters, the guardhouse, and the blockhouse. A modern visitor center also features exhibits about the clash of cultures that created the need for frontier forts.


  • Hays Public Library

Address: 1205 Main St, Hays, KS 67601

Phone: 785-625-9014


Information: Offers public services including free wifi.


  • Ellis County Historical Society Museum

Address: 100 W 7th St, Hays, KS 67601

Phone: 785-628-2624


Information: View our history in the Main Gallery, from the frontier era through today.  Visit the Saloon and learn to play faro, a popular card game in the Old West. 


  • Hays Arts Council

Address: 112 E 11th St, Hays, KS 67601

Phone: 785-625-7522


Information: Check out the decorative & functional pottery, hand-crafted wood boxes, original jewelry designs, paintings, prints, collages, note cards, and more!


  • Hays Aquatic Park

Address: 300 Main St, Hays, KS 67601

Phone: 785-623-2653


Information: Welcome to the Hays Aquatic Park featuring fun slides, large pools, lazy river, and more!


  • Hays Community Theatre

Address: 121 E 8th St, Hays, KS 67601

Phone: 785-259-1467


Information: Offers various theatrical events throughout the year.


  • Bickle-Schmidt Sports Complex

Address: 1376 W Hwy 40 Hays, KS 67601

Phone: 785-623-2650


Information: The Bickle-Schmidt Sports Complex features eight baseball/softball fields, bullpens, two concession/restroom facilities, covered spectator seating, and state of the art ball fields and lights.

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