Johnson County Museum of History -- The 1950’s All-Electric House 913.715.2550
Permanent and changing exhibits explore life in Johnson County.
6305 Lackman Road - Shawnee, Kansas
Lanesfield School Historic Site -- 913.893.6645
Experience turn-of-the-century school lessons from a costumed schoolteacher as she guides tours through the restored 1869 one-room schoolhouse.
187th Street and Dillie road - Edgerton, Kansas
Legler Barn Museum Complex -- 913.477.7100
It is believed that both Quantrill and Jesse James used this limestone barn near the Santa Fe Trail as a hideout during raids in Lawrence, Kansas. Also features the 1912 Lenexa, Kansas railroad depot and prairie schooner.
14907 W. 87th Street Pkwy. - Lenexa, Kansas
Arboretum & Botanical Gardens -- 913.685-3604
The 300-acre arboretum is a serene and tranquil place to enjoy nature. It has more than 200 species of birds, 75 species of trees and miles of trails and several gardens. The Arboretum is open all year.
179th Street and Antioch - Overland Park, Kansas
First-class automobile racing facility offers NASCAR Busch Series, Grand National Division race and NASCAR Winston Cup Series race.
400 Speedway Blvd. - Kansas City, Kansas
Mahaffie Farmstead and Stagecoach Stop -- 913.971.5111
Three-story limestone house that offered a stagecoach dining stop on the Santa Fe Trail.
1200 E. Kansas City Road - Olathe, Kansas
Shawnee Indian Mission State Historic Site -- 913.262-0867
Offers exhibits on missionaries and the children they influenced.
3403 W. 53rd Street - Fairway, Kansas
Shawnee Town -- 913.248.2360
Pioneer town including the first jail in the Kansas Territory.
11501 W. 57th St. - Shawnee, Kansas
Wonderscope: Children’s Museum of Kansas City -- 913.287.8888
Hands-on activities for kids and families.
5700 King St. - Shawnee, Kansas
Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead -- 913.897.2360
12-acre farm featuring farm animals, fish pond, wagon and pony rides.
13800 Switzer Road, Overland Park, Kansas