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Tours - Historic Sites

The Kansas Historical Society's state historic sites offer different types of class visit experiences at locations around the state. Experiences, admission fees, and tour prices vary. Follow the links to schedule these tours with the site administrator.

Special offers for schools: At three of our sites: Fort Hays State Historic Site, Hays; Hollenberg Pony Express Station, Hanover; and Pawnee Indian Museum, Republic, teachers can take advantage of admission and transportation subsidies from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation's 2018-2019 Enrichment Opportunities for Northwest Kansas Schools, flier PDF. At Red Rocks State Historic Site, Emporia, teachers can request a travel scholarship through the William Allen White Community Partnership, Inc.

Constitution Hall, Lecompton

Fort Hays, Hays

Grinter Place, Kansas City

First Territorial Capitol, Junction City

  • Schedule tours for groups of 10 or more during off hours with two weeks advanced notice

Hollenberg Pony Express Station, Hanover

  • Take advantage of admission and transportation subsidies from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation's 2018-2019 Enrichment Opportunities for Northwest Kansas Schools | flier PDF
  • Wagons Ho! for the Oregon-California Trail (fourth grade)
  • Includes a nature trail

Kaw Mission, Council Grove

Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield, Pleasanton, includes a nature trail

Pawnee Indian Museum, Republic

Red Rocks, Home of William Allen White family, Emporia

  • Apply for one of 10 field trip scholarships of $200 for area schools. The William Allen White Community Partnership, Inc., is offering travel scholarships to Red Rocks. The scholarship money can be used for admission and transportation.
  • Scholarship application (PDF)

Partnership sites

These partner sites also offer guided school tours. Please contact them for specific hours and topics.

Cottonwood Ranch, Studley

Goodnow House, Manhattan

John Brown Museum, Osawatomie

Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway