The Kansas Historical Society administers sites in many different locations around the state. Our headquarters are located in Topeka where the Kansas Museum of History and Kansas State Capitol Visitor Center are located. There are 16 State Historic Sites administered by the Historical Society. Some of these sites are open seasonally, operated through partnerships, or are self-guided. Find visiting information for all of these locations open to the public.
The Kansas Museum of History and State Archives will be closed Friday, January 13, 2017, through Sunday, January 15, 2017, due to inclement weather.
Kansas Museum of History in Topeka
Kansas State Capitol in Topeka
Constitution Hall in Lecompton
Fort Hays in Hays
Grinter Place in Kansas City
Hollenberg Pony Express Station in Hanover
Kaw Mission 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
- Iowa and Sac & Fox Mission in Highland
- Marais des Cygnes Massacre near Trading Post
- Pawnee Rock in Pawnee Rock
- Cottonwood Ranch in Studley
- First Territorial Capitol in Fort Riley
- Goodnow House in Manhattan
- John Brown Museum in Osawatomie
- Shawnee Indian Mission in Fairway
Cedar Crest: Governor's Residence in Topeka
This site is not administered by the Kansas Historical Society. It is operated by the Friends of Cedar Crest.