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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.

Friends of Shawnee Town Newsletter
May 2016 Edition

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/Bloody Mary Roll-Out PartyBloody Mary Roll-Out Party
June 1

05:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Let the good times roll! It's time for the 9th Annual Bloody Mary Roll-Out Party! Join the Friends of Shawnee Town us as we celebrate Shawnee Town and kick-off the 9th annual Tomato Roll Fundraiser with an evening of drinks, hors d’oeuvres, raffle items, live auction and more! When: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 5:00pm – 7:00pm Where: The Shawnee Town Gazebo 11501 W. 57th St., Shawnee, KS Cost: $25 per person RSVP: Call 913-248-2360 to reserve your spot by May 25th. Ask us about family or corporate sponsorships for this year's Tomato Roll, which will take place on Saturday, June 4 at the corner of Johnson Drive & Nieman Road just before the start of the Old Shawnee Days parade! Sponsorships include tickets to this fun and tasty event! Bloody Marys, Wine & Beer will be available. Don’t miss the chance to win unique prize packages! >>more

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/Tomato RollTomato Roll
June 4

09:30 am to 09:45 am

Let the good times ROLL! The Tomato Roll is a contest, where patrons purchase a numbered rubber ball that is then included in the race that kicks off around 9:30am, right before the Old Shawnee Days parade. The winning "tomato numbers" will be matched to the winner's name. You'll want to be sure to sign up for plenty of "tomatoes" in the Tomato Roll. There will be fabulous 1st, 2nd & 3rd place prizes for the "tomatoes" that cross the finish line first! Tomato Prices: 2 Tomatoes for $5 or 10 Tomatoes for $20 Tomato Roll donations are tax deductible, call the museum today to order your winning Tomatoes, 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