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Shawnee Indian Mission - Plan your visit

Shawnee Mission, like many other missions, was established as a manual training school attended by boys and girls from Shawnee, Delaware, and other Indian nations from 1839 to 1862. Visit this 12-acre National Historic Landmark and learn the stories of those who lived there.


  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • April - September 5: Wednesday - Saturday
  • September 11 - October 31: Friday - Saturday
  • Closed holidays


  • $5 adults; $1 students; Kansas Historical Foundation members and children five and younger admitted free
  • Portions ADA accessible. Please notify us prior to your visit if you or a member of your party requires accommodation for special needs or disabilities.

Admission for tour groups


Museum Store

  • Find gifts and souvenirs related to the site in the Museum Store.

History of Shawnee Indian Mission

Local travel links

Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association

Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area

Upcoming Events


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