Join Museum educators stationed in the Museum's exhibit , Seeking the Good Life, for hands-on fun for all ages! Call 913-715-2575 for exact times each day.
Each Friday this summer, the Johnson County Museum Summer Arts program offers kids 5-12 an opportunity to explore different art processes while learning about county history through historical artifacts. Check the Museum's calendar for weekly themes. Sessions at 10am and 11 am. Registration is recommended. Call 913-715-2570 to register. Fee: $5 per child, members FREE.
Johnson County Museum, Johnson County Library and partners created this collaborative online history of Johnson County, Kansas resource. A wide range of materials from photographic images, oral histories, maps, cemetery index, and an obituary index from the late 19th century to the current day is available to browse. The project was funded by a Museums for America grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services with additional digitization funds from the Johnson County Heritage Trust Fund.
The Citizen Soldiers on the Prairie exhibit examines the important role the workers of the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant played in defending the United States for 50 years, and how the construction of the Sunflower plant dramatically changed Johnson County. Be sure to see before August 23, 2014, when it closes. Open Museum hours, Mondays through Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Admission is FREE! This exhibit was funded by the Johnson County Heritage Trust Fund.
The Johnson County Museum Foundation needs your help to restore the White Haven Motor Lodge sign!