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Johnson County Museum

Phone: 913-715-2550

6305 Lackman Road, Shawnee, KS 66217

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  • The 1950's All Electric House
  • Shawnee Mission Rural FFA Group
  • Museum Exhibit
  • Filling Station
  • Lanesfield School
  • Museum Exhibit

Notice: The Johnson County Museum and the 1950s All-Electric House will be closed on Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th for the Thanksgiving holiday.

The Johnson County Museum offers three sites for residents and visitors to Johnson County to visit: The History Museum and the 1950s All-Electric House 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.

Department News

Pop 'n Play @ the JoCo Museum - 12/2
November 26, 2015

HankPnPTime: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Details: Join us for activities designed especially for your 9 month-3 year olds.

Fee: $1 per child, members FREE. Drop-in program, registration not required. Maximum of three children per adult. Children must be supervised at all times. 

Christmas At Lanesfield School
November 19, 2015

LanesfieldDate: Saturday, November 26, 2015-Saturday, January 2, 2016

Time: Friday-Saturday, 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Details: Drop in and see the school decorated for an old-fashioned Christmas! Practice your penmanship, and learn how Christmas was celebrated in 1904. Make an ornament to take home.

Fee: FREE. 

Location: Lanesfield Historic Site, 18745 S. Dillie Rd Edgerton, KS 66021, 913-893-6645.

A Very Fifties Christmas
November 14, 2015

christmasDate: Saturday, November 28, 2015-Saturday, January 2, 2016

Times: 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Monday–Friday. Extended holiday hours 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Saturdays.

Details: The 1950s All-Electric House is decorated for the holidays! Rock around our aluminum Christmas tree on the guided tour and celebrate the holidays 1950s-style!

Groups: Group tours available Monday–Friday mornings by advance reservation. Call 913-715-2570. Afternoons cannot be reserved.

Fee: $5 Adults, $4 Seniors, $3 Children 5 yr - 12 yrs., Under 5 and Museum Members FREE.

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Upcoming Events

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November 28, 2015 | 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Christmas at Lanesfield

November 30, 2015 | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

A Very Fifties Christmas at the Johnson County Museum

December 1, 2015 | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

A Very Fifties Christmas at the Johnson County Museum

December 2, 2015 | 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Pop 'n Play @ the Johnson County Museum