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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

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

Sensory Time @ the JoCo Museum - 2/18
February 11, 2016

Sensory TimeSensory Time at the Museum 
 Every First and Third Thursday!
 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
 Fee: FREE!
 Registration: Call (913) 715-2575 to register. Maximum of 20 children

 KidScape can be a loud and exciting environment and sometimes that can be a challenge for children with sensory integration and processing needs. Developed in partnership with Infant Toddler Services of Johnson County,  Sensory Time at the Museum is a free opportunity for these children and their  families to experience the museum at their own pace before the museum opens to the public.

Story Teller Jo Ho @ the JoCo Museum - 2/17
February 10, 2016

LambChopEvent: Story Teller Jo Ho @ the JoCo Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.
Fee: $2 per person; Members Free.

Join us for “BEDTIME TALES WITH LAMB CHOP.” Put on your PJ's and get cozy for a precious time of nightfall tales with Jo and the very intuitive and very feisty sock puppet Lamb Chop.  Created in 1957 by the late comedian and ventriloquist Shari Lewis, Lamb Chop's silly knock-knock jokes and Jo's tellings of Lewis' favorite bedtime stories are the perfect recipe for a calm and happy slumbertime.

Registration: Drop-in for families. Groups of ten or more must pre-register. Call (913) 715-2575 to register.

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