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

Phased schedule:

COVID-19 reopening plans

The Kansas Historical Society is taking extra steps to keep the public, staff members, and their families safe. We are opening in phases based on state and county health guidelines.

Opening to be announced

Please note that the Kansas Museum of History is currently closed and is not scheduling any tours at this time.


Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday, 1 - 5 p.m. Sunday

Admission

Kansas Historical Society members free Adult Special* Children (2-17)
Kansas Museum of History and Discovery Place $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

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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

  • Open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday, 1 - 5 p.m. Sunday
  • Shop during visiting hours
  • Wide selection of Kansas gifts and books

History of site

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