Kansas Museum of History

6425 S.W. Sixth Ave.
Topeka, KS 66615- Map It
Phone: (785) 272-8681

AAA Editor Notes

Kansas Museum of History is in the Kansas Historical Society complex, 6425 S.W. Sixth Ave. Exhibits at the complex detail state history from its earliest days to the present and include displays about Native American history, forts and trails, Civil War settlement, frontier life, the arrival of the railroad, fast food, African-American history and Kansas families. In the Discovery Place children experience history firsthand by dressing in frontier costumes and visiting a Plains Indian teepee. Of interest is a full-size Southern Cheyenne tipi and an 1880s steam locomotive.
$8; $7 (ages 65+ and active military with ID); $6 (students with ID); free (ages 0-5 with adult).
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 1-5. Discovery Place Tues.-Sat. 1-5. Closed major holidays. Allow 1 hour minimum.