Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center


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8788 Metcalf Avenue

Overland Park, KS 66212


The Johnson County Museum offers innovative, engaging exhibitions and programs that inspire learners of all ages to discover a sense of place and spark excitement about history.

The Museum offers long-term and changing exhibits, the children’s history experience KidScape, field trips, homeschool, youth and scout programs, lectures, special events, birthday party packages, rental space and a wide variety of online research tools. The museum manages two locations:  the history museum inside the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center in Overland Park and the Lanesfield Historic Site in Edgerton, Kansas.

The museum’s historic collections include more than one million photographs, 20,000 3-D artifacts, and 300 cubic feet of archival material.

In 2018, the Johnson County Museum served 70,000 visitors onsite and nearly 100,000 people through online resources available at

For a private guided tour for your group or club, please call 913-715-2570 to make a reservation.