GRAND OPENING - JUNE 10, 2017
Join us to celebrate the grand opening of the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center on June 10th. Enjoy a FREE DAY of events from 9 am to 5 pm - take a tour of the new museum exhibit Becoming Johnson County, play in KidScape, drop-in on art classes, and see how this historic building has transformed!
Celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2017 in our new home at the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center, the Johnson County Museum invites you to explore the history and heritage of our community. The Johnson County Museum offers innovative, engaging, and challenging programs that will inspire all learners to discover a sense of place and spark excitement about history. Consider becoming a museum member to take advantage of all the museum has to offer!
Regnier Family Foundation announces lead gift towards new Johnson County Museum exhibit
The Johnson County Museum Foundation is pleased to announce the Regnier Family Foundation's support with the $300,000 lead gift to fund the museum's new signature ehxibition, "Becoming Johnson County." CLICK HERE to read more.
Mainstreet Credit Union announces lead gift towards new KidScape exhibit
The Johnson County Museum Foundation is pleased to announce Mainstreet Credit Union's support with the $250,000 lead gift to fund the museum's new KidScape exhibit. CLICK HERE to read more.
The Johnson County Museum offers two sites for residents and visitors to Johnson County to visit: The History Museum in Shawnee and the Lanesfield Historic Site in Edgerton, Kansas. The Museum department offers long-term and changing exhibits, children's history exhibitions, online resources, school, youth and Scout programming, lectures and walking tours, and special events. The historic collections include more than one million photographs, 18,000 3-D artifacts, and 300 cubic feet of archival material. The museum serves 40,000 visitors onsite and nearly 100,000 people through online resources available at www.JoCoHistory.org.