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Old Shawnee Town a visit to the past.

Great place to take young kids to learn how life was back the area was fisrt settled. Each... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
Takit2dbank
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Shawnee, Kansas
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Old Shawnee Days

We visited this little area in the park during Old Shawnee day’s and had a lot of fun. My kids got... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
cplang
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Lenexa, Kansas
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Self-Guided Tours of Museum Grounds: Open March to October 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday Visitor's Center Gift Shop & Exhibit: Open Year Round 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday The Museum is closed on all public...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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11501 W 57th St, Shawnee, KS 66203-2225
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Great place to take young kids to learn how life was back the area was fisrt settled. Each building in the little town is well displayed with items from the past. Would highly recommend a visit if your in the area.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Adventure557515, Curator of Education at Shawnee Town 1929, responded to this reviewResponded November 9, 2018

Thanks for visiting, we're glad you liked it!

Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

We visited this little area in the park during Old Shawnee day’s and had a lot of fun. My kids got to see a first hand glimpse at what life was like before all of the modern technology that we take for granted. It was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Adventure557515, Curator of Education at Shawnee Town 1929, responded to this reviewResponded November 9, 2018

Thanks for coming out to Old Shawnee Days, come see out again! We have a family friendly Time Travelers programs all summer long and lots of events throughout the year for families and adults alike!

Reviewed October 12, 2017

kinda cool to see how ppl lived in the old days lol / lost of activitys here during the year / old shawnee days is kinda cool

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank jerry h
Reviewed September 10, 2017

There was a special class that covered infantry muskets and rifles from 1776 to 1945, with examples of most all of them. Very informative and interesting. Amazing to see the difference from colonial to modern time. The class was held outside by the pavilion since...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

1929 was a turning point in American history. See just how the people lived, earned a living and made up a community. Everything about the town has been researched and is authentic down to the last detail. An example is that the varieties of the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed August 31, 2017

Step back into the very beginnings of Shawnee, Kansas. Great historical preservation of the original buildings that have been re-located to this location. You can almost imagine riding in a horse drawn buggy as you walk down the center. The old jail smells of a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Old Shawnee Town is in the heart of Shawnee. It has well kept buildings to tour and knowledgeable guides. The Town Hall is popular for group get-togethers or wedding receptions. OST is utilized during Old Shawnee Days in the summer, a Halloween party in the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed June 14, 2017

Good place to visit if your kids like history or you like to expose them to learning opportunities. The farm house is neat to see and the gal who presents it seemed very knowledgeable. We have only been there during events which can be a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 9, 2017

If you are into history this is a great place to visit. The farm is a major hit with kids and adults alike. Perfectly restored buildings with authentic interiors. The Barbershop takes you back in time

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Sabine F
Reviewed May 24, 2017

We really enjoyed the opportunity to explore Shawnee Town as a family. It was relaxing to stroll through and discuss history with our children. They especially liked the farmstead and the general store. The only area that could use improvement was our tour guide in...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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