Strataca—Kansas Underground Salt Museum

3650 E. Ave. G
Hutchinson, KS 67501- Map It
Phone: (620) 662-1425

AAA Editor Notes

Strataca—Kansas Underground Salt Museum is at 3650 E. Ave. G. This tour starts with a safety video. A double-decked elevator then lowers visitors 650 feet underground into a working salt mine. A 30-minute guided tram tour and 15-minute ride on a miniature train into the salt caverns is available. Visitors learn about the mining process, geology and history in the museum’s gallery of exhibits and displays. Safari Shuttle is a 1-hour underground tram tour beyond the museum boundaries. Only 12 participants are allowed and riders must be at least 10 years. Note: For safety, children ages 0-3 are not permitted underground. Museum access is determined by elevator capacity. Guided tours are available.
$14; $12 (ages 60+ and active military with ID); $7.50 (ages 4-12). Tram tour or train fare $4. Safari Shuttle $12.50. Combination ticket (includes gallery, tram tour and train ride) $19; $17 (ages 60+ and active military with ID); $12.50 (ages 4-12). Reservations are recommended.
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 9-6, Sun. 1-6, Memorial Day-Labor Day; Tues.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 1-5, rest of year. Last tour departs 2 hours before closing. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.