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Kansas Museum of History - Plan your visit

Kansas Museum of History


9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday, 1 - 5 p.m. Sunday





West Topeka driving mapDriving Directions

Take exit 356/Wanamaker Road on I-70 in western Topeka (map at right). Turn north, enter the roundabout, and follow the signs directing you west. We are surrounded by prairie and woodlands on 80 acres.


Admission for Groups (10 or more)

  • Guided tour, student $4
  • Self-guided tour, student $2
  • Rural School Days (four-hour program, does not include museum admission) $5
  • Rural School Days (one-hour program, does not include museum admission) $2
  • Behind the scenes tour $15
  • Guided tour, adult group $8
  • Self-guided tour, adult group $7

Public transportation is available through Topeka Transit via the #5 West 6th or #7 Huntoon purple routes, Social Security stop.  Note: Requires walking and service is limited.

Onsite Maps

Nature trail

Enjoy four different loops on our nature trail.  Open dawn to dusk.


  • Free parking and picnic areas
  • Playground
  • ADA accessible. Please notify us prior to your visit if you or a member of your party requires accommodation for special needs or disabilities.
  • Wheelchairs/strollers available
  • Discovery Place hands-on gallery
    Hours: 1 - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday; open mornings by appointment

Museum Store

Shop during visiting hours for a wide selection of gifts and books.