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Johnson County Museum offers Free Day on Nov. 22
POSTED: 11/01/2017
 
Do you have family coming into town for Thanksgiving, or just want a fun outing for this holiday week? The Johnson County Museum is offering a Free Day on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.

If you haven't experienced the museum in its new location - or even if you have - come enjoy the museum, including the 1950s All-Electric House, and the 2,500 square-foot main exhibit titled "Becoming Johnson County," featuring more than 400 objects, and more than 500 photographs. The KidScape experience is a 3,500-square foot area of the museum which lets kids learn about the past through three unique communities. There’s a 1870 farmstead, a 1900s city, and a 1950s diner. A special temporary exhibit called "Let's Celebrate - Johnson County Museum is 50" will be in the museum's changing exhibit gallery through April 14 and celebrates 50 years of collecting with the museum.

The Free Day is a six-and-one-half-hour drop-in event which will take place from 9 am to 4:30 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 22. Pre-registration is not required. The Johnson County Museum is located in the former King Louie Building at 8788 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park.

To find this program in the My JCPRD Activities catalog, browse first under Fun For All and then under special events. In the printed catalog, look for the keywords “family fun.”

The Johnson County Museum is a department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District.

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