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The Johnson County Museum offers innovative, engaging exhibitions and programs that inspire learners of all ages to discover a sense of place and spark excitement about history.

The Museum offers long-term and changing exhibits, the children's history experience KidScape, field trips, homeschool, youth and scout programs, lectures, special events, birthday party packages, rental space and a wide variety of online research tools. The museum manages two locations:  the history museum inside the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center in Overland Park and the Lanesfield Historic Site in Edgerton, Kansas.

The museum's historic collections include more than one million photographs, 20,000 3-D artifacts, and 300 cubic feet of archival material. 

In 2018, the Johnson County Museum served 70,000 visitors onsite and nearly 100,000 people through online resources available at

General Admission Prices

  • $5 adults
  • $4 seniors, ages 60 plus
  • $3 children, ages 1 through 17
  • Under 1 free
  • Family Maximum Daily Fee $20.00

Guided tours of the signature exhibition Becoming Johnson County are available daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for no additional fee.

For a private guided tour for your group or club, please call 913-715-2570 to make a reservation.

Museum Memberships

Join now and save!  Museum members receive free admission all year long, discounts on programs and museum store products, and invitations to exhibit openings plus an e-newsletter to stay up to date on that's happening. Memberships are valid for one calendar year from the date of purchase and are available in two options.  Purchase today by calling 913-826-2787 or complete this form to mail.

Individual/Couple    $30

Family   $50