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The Historical Society administers sites in many different locations around the state. Our headquarters are west of Topeka with the Kansas Museum of History and Kansas State Archives. The Kansas State Capitol Visitor Center is in downtown Topeka. Cedar Crest, the governor's residence, is in west Topeka.

The are several Kansas State Historic Sites administered by the Historical Society. Some are open year-round and some seasonally, some are are operated through partnerships, others are self-guided.

Find visiting information below for the locations open to the public. 

West Topeka

Kansas Museum of History

Downtown Topeka

Kansas State Capitol

Kansas State Historic Sites

Constitution Hall in Lecompton

First Territorial Capitol in Fort Riley

Fort Hays in Hays

Grinter Place in Kansas City

Hollenberg Pony Express Station in Hanover

Kaw Mission and Last Chance Store Museums on the Santa Fe Trail in Council Grove

Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield near Pleasanton

Pawnee Indian Museum near Republic

Red Rocks, home of the William Allen White family, in Emporia

Self-guided sites

Partner sites

West Topeka

Cedar Crest: Governor's Residence