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Kansas Museum of History

Major changes are coming to the Kansas Museum of History. It is time to say goodbye to the past. The Museum will be closing for major renovations effective September 4, 2022. From August 17 to September 3 admission will be free.

Open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. The Museum Store and Discovery Place will not be available at this time.

This award-winning museum tells the story of the people of Kansas. See the Santa Fe's oldest surviving locomotive, No. 132, from 1880. A. K. Longren's 1914 version of the plane in which he made the first successful flight of a Kansas-built plane in 1911. Named one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas History.

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