Kansas Cosmosphere

1100 North Plum
Hutchinson, Kansas 67501
(620) 662-2305    (800) 397-0330

Open every day of the year except Christmas.
Mon-Thurs: 9-5     Fri-Sat: 9-7      Sunday 12-5

Adults - $12 Hall of Space Museum
$18 Hall of Space Museum, 1 IMAX film,
1 planetarium show, & Dr. Goddard's Lab

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Rockets outside the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center Hutchinson Kansas Restaurant & Attraction Guide
Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center

The Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center in Hutchinson has the 2nd largest collection of US space memorabilia anywhere and the largest collection of Russian space memorabilia outside the former Soviet Union. These are the experts that the other space museums come to for many of their exhibits' restoration.

Spacecraft and aircraft on exhibit at the Kansas Cosmosphere include Apollo 13, a Blackbird SR-71 spy plane, a flown Vostok spacecraft, a Sputnik, space suits & tools, items that have been on the moon. The Cosmosphere is the permanent home of Liberty Bell, the Mercury 7 capsule that was recovered from the bottom of the ocean and restored here at the Kansas Cosmosphere.

Other attractions at the Kansas Cosmosphere include an Imax theater, planetarium, Science lab show, food court, adult & youth space camps and new Mollett Early Spaceflight Gallery.

Even if you spend only a few hours at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center, it is an entertainment bargain. Many visitors spend all day or even a weekend.

Eight Wonders of Kansas

Kansas Cosmosphere is one of the eight Wonders of KansasIn 2007, the Kansas Sampler Foundation selected the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center as one of the Eight Wonders of Kansas

Other sites selected as the Eight Wonders of Kansas include the Cathedral of the Plains, Kansas Cosmosphere, Monument & Castle Rocks, Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve and the Eisenhower Presidential Library.

Kansas Cosmosphere painting - Dream by Robert McCall
Dream - an original oil painting by Robert McCall

Mercury Capsule Liberty Seven at Kansas Cosmosphere
Mercury Capsule Liberty Seven is now permanently at the Kansas Cosmosphere.

Vostok space capsule - Kanas Cosmosphere
Soviet Vostok space capsule

Apollo 13 Command capsule - Kansas Cosmosphere
Apollo 13 Command capsule

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