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Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site

#1 of 22 things to do in Olathe Features Animals
1200 E Kansas City Rd, Olathe, KS
+1 913-971-5111
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Quaint little trip to the past

Wife and I stopped here on the way home from KC. A recreation of what the place looked like 100... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Randall B
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Tulsa, OK
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Historical and Learning

Take a trip back in time and enjoy hands on experience. !. Harkens back to days of yore with... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2017
chris1cat
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Olathe, Kansas
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1200 E Kansas City Rd, Olathe, KS
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I stopped here on the way home from KC. A recreation of what the place looked like 100 years ago. Blacksmith on site along with numerous animals and even a stagecoach ride! Great family fun...

Thank Randall B
Alexis W, Manager at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site, responded to this review

Fun is our favorite experience to offer at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm. We see you learned to work hard, like a Blacksmith! We also hope you learned their historic importance, and the importance of a farm. We can’t wait to see you here again!

Reviewed February 15, 2017

Take a trip back in time and enjoy hands on experience. !. Harkens back to days of yore with history being told as you enjoy the experience and learn all at the same time!

Thank chris1cat
Reviewed January 17, 2017

A great historical stop that let's you relive the past. They have different re-enactments throughout the year

Thank Richard W
Alexis W, Manager at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site, responded to this review

Richard W., We love when our visitors engage in hands on history! We have themed weekends and events throughout the year, making each visit new and unique from the previous.

Reviewed January 17, 2017

Rich heritage, well-preserved and well-maintained. Ongoing teachable moments and gatherings. Excellent for families and schools to visit.

Thank pilgrim1015
Alexis W, Manager at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site, responded to this review

pilgrim1015, Our interpreters are ongoing learners and we believe that is what makes experiences like yours, so memorable when visiting the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm!

Reviewed January 17, 2017

Our grandchildren love it every time they are here. Here are some attractions: animals, stage coaches and rides, games, and the great museum.

Thank carolynner472
Alexis W, Manager at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site, responded to this review

carolynner472, We are glad you were able to visit with our animals and partake in 1860s activities! Be sure to visit us this summer for our 19th century fireworks, baseball and treats!

Reviewed January 17, 2017

It's been several years since I visited, however, I've read they have made even more improvements! Truely a wonderful part of history brought to life! It is wonderful to have such an exhibit in our area. Very good learning experience for children and adults.

Thank 73betty
Alexis W, Manager at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site, responded to this review

73betty, We are not only improving our site, but our interpreters are constantly learning all that was involved with stagecoach stops, to provide you with new experience each time you visit us!

Reviewed January 4, 2017

Set within Olathe, step back in time to the 19th century. Tour the family home, barn, outbuildings and more. Enjoy the animals and take a stagecoach ride. On the weekends watch living history blacksmith and cookstove demonstrations. Great for the family travel and history buffs....More

Thank AdastraExplorer
Alexis W, Manager at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site, responded to this review

AdastraExplorer, Thank you for visiting the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm! What you experienced during your visit is what we strive to provide for each of our patrons. Please come see us again soon!

Reviewed November 6, 2016

Our tour brought to light farming lifestyle in the 19th & early 20th centuries in this local area. The museum is a vast array of period paraphenalia which gave us an up-close look at items used, many ingenious, all using much manual labor bring a...More

Thank Tom Susan B
Alexis W, Manager at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site, responded to this review

We have many hands on, 1860's activities on the farm, such as gardening, harvest and daily chores like laundry, all of which makes one happy to have modern amenities. We hope you enjoyed the living history interaction. Please, visit us again soon!

Reviewed November 3, 2016

We visited this farmstead and had a very fun time. The exhibits were interactive and it truly felt like taking a step back in time. The employees were in period costumes and were very knowledgeable of the farm's history. The stagecoach ride was so much...More

Thank luggagecheck
Alexis W, Manager at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site, responded to this review

We are gracious for your review! Our period clothing and knowledge of the 1860s is what our living history farm is all about. We’d love to know which 1860s activity was your favorite!

Reviewed October 18, 2016

This is a working farm and historic site in Olathe - not to be missed. The Mahaffies were early pioneers and founding fathers in Olathe. Besides being successful farmers, they also hosted a stagecoach stop from 1865-70. The period interpreters are friendly and knowledgeable. Our...More

Thank wisteriabarb
Alexis W, Administrative Assistant at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site, responded to this review

You learned a lot on your visit to the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm! We are not just a museum, we are a live, working farm. We are happy to hear you enjoyed yourself and received the 1860s experience. Please visit us again soon!

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