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Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield Tour

Visitors to Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield in Pleasanton can choose from both guided and self-guided tours.


Group discounts are available for groups of 10 or more with 2 weeks advance notice.  One adult is admitted free for every 10 students, and additional adults pay the student rate.  To register for a tour contact the site administrator. See hours and admission fees. Confirmation will be made by email or by phone.

Guided Tours - Guided tours provide visual and hands-on learning about Kansas history.

  • The Civil War Comes to Kansas (seventh and eighth grades) Students explore the only major Civil War battlefield in Kansas as they review primary sources, tour exhibits, and walk the battlefield.
  • General Tour (all ages) Contact the site administrator to arrange a guided tour to fit your group's needs.

Self-guided Tours - For those who prefer to lead their own group, self-guided tours are available. Visitors may walk the battlefield where interpretive trail exhibits explain the events that took place there.  A trail map is available.