For Kids & Families

The Museum offers programs for kids and families to explore art, history, and culture. From Retro Storytime to Kids’ Day Out to summer camps, you’re sure to find something fun at the museum. Visit the calendar links to the right to find your fun!

Family Field Trip Days {NEW} 

No school field trips this year? We have you covered with socially-distanced family field trips at the Johnson County Museum. Participants will get a tour from a museMuseum guide costumed in 1950s clothing with group of children in the kitchen of the 1950s All-Electum educator, participate in hands-on educational activities, and play in KidScape. Activities will be offered according to grade level and appropriate for grades K-6th. This event is open to homeschool groups, families, and scout groups. Sessions are 2 hours and group size will be limited to allow for social distancing.

Dates: February 12th (10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.) & February 20th (10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.)

Fee: $7 per student, $6 per adult, $5 per senior

For questions, call (913) 715-2570.


Kids’ Day Out

Kids in the dance studio

Come have fun when school is out! Discover history through hands-on activities and exploration of KidScape and museum exhibits, play games, and enjoy down time.

Dates: January 25th, February 15th and 16th, April 2nd, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th.

Fee: $35 per child 

This program is available for ages 6-10. 

Bring a lunch, snacks, and water bottle and dress for the weather - we will go outside if we can. We are open from 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., but you may drop off and pick up at any time. Call to register (913) 831-3359. 

For program questions, call the museum at (913) 715-2570.

We require all participants to complete personal information forms for each child that we will keep for the school year. You will receive an email after registration with the form.


Museum Birthday Parties

Franks BirthdayCome celebrate with us! Your child will love exploring KidScape with their friends—the place where history and fun connect! Enjoy unlimited time in KidScape and a 90-minute private party in the museum classroom. Bring your own refreshments and party supplies, but please leave your helium balloons at home. Reserve your spot today by calling (913) 715-2570!


Birthday Package Includes:

  • 90-minute room rental for up to 30 people (additional guests pay standard admission fees)
  • Includes exclusive access to KidScape. 

Cost is $175