Big Brutus

Big Brutus, the world’s largest electric shovel, serves not only as a symbol of the past but also as a monument to the Rich Coal Mining History of Southeast Kansas. Permanently housed in the region’s famed Mined Land Area Big Brutus is now a complete museum with facilities, camping and an outdoor shelter area. For those interested in visiting this living history museum call (620) 827-6177 for more information. Big Brutus is open year round and hours vary with the season.