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Mine Creek Battlefield State Historic Site, PleasantonMine Creek Battlefield State Historic Site, PleasantonMine Creek Battlefield State Historic Site, Pleasanton

Mine Creek Battlefield - Plan your visit

We invite you to visit Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield and discover more about this important place in Kansas history.

Hours

  • Trail open daily dawn to dusk for self-guided walk
  • Visit center open May - October: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday
  • Closed state holidays

Admission

Kansas Historical Society members free Adults Special* Children (5-17)
Single $6 $5 $3
Self-guided tour group, 10 or more, with prior notice $5   $3
Guided tour group, 10 or more, with prior notice $9   $6

*Special - Seniors 65+, active military, college students with ID

  • Portions ADA accessible. Please notify us prior to your visit if you or a member of your party requires accommodation for special needs or disabilities.

Admission for group tours

Mine Creek Battlefield

  • For groups of more than 10, we request two weeks prior notice.

Contact

Nature trail

  • Walk the only major Civil War battlefield in Kansas
  • View interpretive trail exhibits
  • Read excerpts from Samuel Reader's journal of his experience as a prisoner of war

Museum Store

  • Find gifts and souvenirs related to the site at the Museum Store

History of Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield

Local travel links

Linn County, Kansas

Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area

Upcoming Events

Map/Directions

Driving directions