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Kansas Museum of History

The Kansas Museum of History, Museum Store, Kansas State Capitol historic tours, Capitol Store, and onsite programs are closed.

State offices and State Archives are open by appointment. The Kansas State Capitol is open for self-guided tours. State historic sites are open with some restrictions.

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.

This award-winning museum tells the story of the people of Kansas. See the Santa Fe's oldest surviving locomotive, No. 132, from 1880. A. K. Longren's 1914 version of the plane in which he made the first successful flight of a Kansas-built plane in 1911. Named one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas History. Shop the Museum Store for Kansas gifts.

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