Museums & Historic Sites

History Museums

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 different eras lived. If space is more your thing, the Kansas Cosmosphere is for you! Explore U.S. history and one of a kind exhibits at this famous museum. The diverse history of Kansas creates a History Buff's dream! We even made a road trip covering Bleeding Kansas history, check it out >>

Historic Sites

Kansas landmarks include Kansas tourist spots and attractions, famous Kansas historical landmarks, and other points of interest. Many Kansas State Parks have historic landmarks in the park. State Park Locations offer more than just a place to camp, fish, and play; they offer history lessons, interesting facts, and beautiful imagery.

Kansas State Historic Sites

Kansas history is American history. Walk in the footsteps of history as you explore the 16 Kansas State Historic Sites. With sites representing Native American history to Bleeding Kansas and the Civil War to the Pony…

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Historical Events

Kansas has a rich history dating back to its time before it became a state in 1861. Find events that reenact, celebrate, and retell the…

Forts + Trails

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

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