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Kansas Day at the Museum - 2015 event

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Thursday, January 29, 2015

Hands-on activities!  Performances!  Demonstrations!

Free admission!

Kansas became a state on January 29, 1861! Join us as we explore the rich heritage of Kansas and commemorate its 154th birthday!

The special exhibit, "The Great Soldier State: Kansas and the Civil War,"  tells the Kansas story of the Civil War. Join us on Kansas Day as we explore the role Kansas played in the Civil War, the impact the war had on Kansas even after it ended, and the experiences shared by Kansans in the mid-1800s.  Speak with Kansas artisans who keep the crafts and skills from our past alive. Touch the past as you examine objects on the learning carts in the gallery.

Kansas Day at the Museum features:

Advance registration is requested for groups of 10 or more.

Photo Opportunities

Bring a camera!  You won't want to miss all the fun photo opportunities!

Thank You!

We want to thank the following organizations for helping to make Kansas Day at the Museum 2015 possible:  Allsigns, Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, Burlingame Quilters Guild, Foundation for Aeronautical Education, Kansas Children's Discovery Center, and the Kansas Sunflower Basket Weavers