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Shawnee Town 1929 is a museum that is a division of the City of Shawnee's Parks and Recreation Department. The Museum is currently undergoing an expansion that will allow visitors to experience a typical day in and around the 1920s farm community of Shawnee, Kansas, through authentic collections, exhibits, programs and events.

We look forward to your participation in one of the many new and exciting programs Shawnee Town 1929 has to offer. Call (913) 248-2360 or email shawneetown@cityofshawnee.org to register for our programs. Evening classes will meet at Town Hall, 11600 Johnson Drive and daytime classes will meet at the Visitor’s Center at 11501 W 57th Street.

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/Babe Ruth's Baseball - Played the 1920s Way!Babe Ruth's Baseball - Played the 1920s Way!
August 26

04:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Hot dot! Get ya hot dog here! For the first time, enjoy watching a vintage 1920s "baseball" game, played at Herman Laird Park, located just outside the gates of Shawnee Town Museum, at the corner of Johnson Drive and Cody. Volunteer players from the Kansas City Men's Senior Baseball League will take the field and play by the rules of 1929. Food and drink will be sold by the Shawnee Mission Optimists and the Irish American Club of Johnson County. Admission to the ball game is free and open to the public. For more information, please call the Museum at (913) 248-2360. >>more

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1920s Timeline
1920s Timeline

The place is Shawnee -- a small Kansas community of sloping farms, 3 churches, a general store, a brand new picture show palace, the soda fountain at Heaton’s and a Chevrolet dealership selling roadsters and jalopies.>>more

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Facility Rental

Need a place for your wedding reception, birthday celebration, company meeting, family reunion or other special event?>>more