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Mine Creek Battlefield - Plan your visit

Mine Creek Battlefield

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
  • Visitor center open March 13 - October 12, 2019
    10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday
  • Closed state holidays

Single Admission

Kansas Historical Society members free Adults Special Children (5-17)
Single $6 $5 $3
  • Special = Seniors 65+, active military, college students with ID
  • Portions ADA accessible. Please notify us prior to visit for special needs or disabilities.
  • Participating in Blue Star Museums, presented by National Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star Families, to offer free admission to active military, guard, and reserve personnel and up to five family members from May 18, 2019, to September 2, 2019

Self-Guided Group Tour

Kansas Historical Society members free Adults Children (5-17) Bus drivers;
school groups:
Oone adult for every 10 students
Groups of 10 or more $5 $2 Free

Guided School Tour

Kansas Historical Society members free Children (5-17) Bus driver; one adult for every 10 students (additional adults $5)
Groups of 10 or more $6 Free
  • Two weeks prior notice
  • Offering specialized themes: The Civil War Comes to Kansas, activities, or information not provided with single admission or self-guided group tour.

Contact

Nature trail

  • Walk the only major Civil War battlefield in Kansas
  • View interpretive trail exhibits
  • Trail map (PDF)
  • 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