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Is the Hutchinson, KS Salt Museum a good idea for a family trip?

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The Strataca Kansas Underground Salt Museum in Hutchinson, Kansas, is an ideal family trip for those interested in museums and science, as noted by the museum. Due to safety regulations, no children under the age of 4 are allowed to visit underground.

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Visitors of the salt museum get to ride in a double-deck elevator that takes them 650 feet below the prairie. There are numerous attractions within the museum, including the safari shuttle, the shaft, Permian room, mining gallery and Salt Mine Express, according to RoadsideAmerica. Visitors also get to tour most of the mine on a tram known as The Dark Ride. The museum often holds fun events that families would enjoy such as Murder in the Mine and Tour De Salt.

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