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We invite you to visit the Kansas Museum of History and discover more about the state's rich past.

Effective June 2: Kansas Museum of History: Open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday; Museum Store: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. The Discovery Place will not be available at this time.

Exciting news! Using the Sunflower Summer app, K-12 students and up to two adults receive free admission to the Kansas Museum of History. The program runs Thursday, July 1 - Sunday, August 15, 2021.

Admission

Kansas Historical Society members free Adult Special* Children (2-17)
Kansas Museum of History $10 $9 $5
Kansas Museum of History - tour self-guided group, 10 or more, with prior notice $9   $3
Kansas Museum of History - tour guided group, 10 or more, with prior notice $12   $6

*Special - Seniors 65+, active military, college students with ID

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Public transportation

  • Purple routes through Topeka Metro
  • Exit bus at Social Security Office on Topeka Metro Route 6 only on Outbound (Westbound) run
  • Requires walking and service is limited
  • For live bus locations visit Topeka Metro or download the Double Map Bus Tracker app on your mobile device

1880s steam locomotive, Kansas Museum of History, TopekaGuides and maps

Onsite

Nature trail

Amenities

  • Free parking and picnic areas
  • Playground
  • ADA accessible. Please notify us prior to your visit if you or a member of your party requires accommodation for special needs or disabilities.
  • Wheelchairs/strollers available
  • Discovery Place hands-on gallery $

Museum Store

  • Shop during visiting hours
  • Wide selection of Kansas gifts and books

History of site

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