History & Culture

Kansas history is American history. Being in the middle of it all means we have a bit of it all. Our roots were planted from seeds all over the world. Early immigrants shaped the culture and ideals of Kansas. Our historic sites are the birthplace of some of America’s greatest moments. Explore the rich cultural diversity that Kansas has to offer.

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Diverse Cultures

Kansas’ history includes stories from diverse cultures. Learn about the tribes considered native to present-day Kansas, and the emigrant…

Museums + Historic Sites

Discover pre-historic, Wild West or Civil War history at one of Kansas' many history museums that give you a glimpse into how Kansans from…

Forts + Trails

Visit historic forts and trails in Kansas to experience the story of the nation's westward expansion and the growth of commerce. 

Old West

Relive the Wild West in Kansas’ colorful cattle towns bustling with stagecoaches, shootouts and ice-cold sarsaparilla.

Heritage Areas

Heritage Areas are sites preserved for their rich history and role in the shaping of the country. They offer the chance to learn about what came…

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