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Fick Fossil and History Museum

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Listed among the 25 Great Museums in the U.S. Fossils dug by the renowned paleontologist George F. Sternberg and Fick are among the many displays.

The majority of our pieces were collected within a fifty mile radius of Oakley. Permanent collection includes over 11,000 shark teeth, a complete Xiphactinus audux, specimens of Pteranodon, Plesiosaurus, Mosasaurs, and many others representative of the Cretaceous Period. Several specimens of Crinoid and Horn Corral are available. Mammalian history is equally represented with specimens of hoofed mammals and the Oligocene Rhinoceros. Fossils of plant life are on permanent display. The mineral and rock collection is quite extensive. Archeological pieces are also on display.

Summer Hours (Memorial to Labor Day) are:
Mon. - Sat. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM C.S.T.
Sun. 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM C.S.T.

Winter Hours are:
Mon. - Sat. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM C.S.T.
Closed Holidays.

Location: 700 W. Third, Oakley Kansas 67748 Telephone 785-672-4839

Other History nearby:
(Studley) Cottonwood Ranch State Historical Site
(Oakley) Fick Fossil and History Museum
(Goodland) Goodland High Plains Museum
(Scott City) Squaw's Den

01/16 Coming to The Oakley area
Wild West Festival Hays City KS July3-6 A typical Kansas fair -- parade, big name music stars, games, demonstrations, competitions and shows, including fireworks.
Dodge City Days Dodge City KS July26-August4 The 10-day celebration hosts more than 50 events including Q-97 FM DODGE CITY DAYS COUNTRY Concert, the top-rated Dodge City Days Rodeo, a 2-day Indoor Craft show with over 200 crafters from a 10-state area, KidFest, and Professional Barbecue Contest.