Frequent Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

If you can’t find the question you wanted to ask, don’t hesitate to contact us.

  1. How much does it cost to visit the Museum?
  2. What are your hours?
  3. How can I get involved?
  4. What is your organization's privacy policy?
  5. Do you appraise antiques?
  6. I have some items I'd like to donate to the Museum. How do I do that?
  1. How much does it cost to visit the Museum?

    It's FREE to visit the Museum.

  2. What are your hours?

    The Museum and Store are open to the public:

    Tuesdays-Fridays: Noon-6:00 PM
    Saturdays: 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
    And by Appointment during non regular hours.
    We stay open until 7 pm on the first Thursday of most months.
    Staff hours are 8 am - 5 pm Mondays through Fridays.
    Closed on Sundays, Mondays and major holidays.

  3. How can I get involved?

    We’re always on the lookout for individuals like you wanting to get involved. Visit our What You Can Do section to find out ways to donate or volunteer.

  4. What is your organization's privacy policy?

    Our organization takes our privacy policy seriously and takes steps to protect and ensure the safety of our supporters. We do not sell or otherwise disclose information about our volunteers or supporters outside of our immediate organization. This policy has no exceptions. We do not sell or exchange your information with any other organizations, public, private or nonprofit.

  5. Do you appraise antiques?

    No, we do not offer appraisal services. If you need to have an item appraised, please check out the Kansas State Historical Society's web site for valuable information at
    http://www.kshs.org/p/appraisal-policy/11374.

  6. Please contact Lisa Upshaw, Curator of Collections at the Smoky Hill Museum, 211 W. Iron, Salina, Kansas 67401, 785-309-5776, lisa.upshaw@salina.org.

    Thank you for considering a donation to the collection. It is only through the generosity of people like you that your Museum has such an outstanding collection. It is a legacy that will be enjoyed for many generations from the people of the Smoky Hill Region.