School Field Trips

School Visits

Shawnee Town 1929 introduces children to life in a small farm town in the 1920s through engaging, hands-on programs that meet 1st - 5th grade and middle and high school Kansas curriculum standards. See lesson plans within the programs for specifics.

School visits are available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from Mid-March through May and Mid-September through October.

Click on the program information below and call today to set up your school visit to Shawnee Town 1929.

1st through 3rd Grade Programs
3rd through 5th Grade Programs
Middle and High School Programs

Bus Subsidies

To receive the Museum’s Friends of Shawnee Town’s (FOST) bus subsidy of $75 for each bus, please let us know at the time you phone to make reservations for your field trip. On the day of your trip, you will fill out a simple form letting us know who the check should be made out to and the address where we should send it. Checks will be mailed within 10 working days after your visit. For more information on the bus subsidy, phone (913) 248-2360.


Shawnee Town 1929 Museum
11501 W 57th Street
Shawnee KS 66203
Phone: (913) 248-2360

  • Price: $4.00 per student; $4.00 per accompanying adult; free for teachers and paraprofessionals
  • Payment is expected upon arrival. For your convenience, we gladly accept cash, money order, credit card (Visa or Master Card), or check made payable to the City of Shawnee. We can also invoice your school ahead of time on request.
  • We require that one adult is present for every 10 children.
  • Picnic tables and benches that are surrounded by historic buildings and gardens are available for lunch.
  • Shawnee Town 1929 is an outdoor museum with minimal provisions for inclement weather. We encourage students, teachers and parents to dress accordingly.
  • Handicapped accessible
  • Size limitation - 70 students. If your grade has more, please consider coming on two different days. This seems to work well with schools who have visited us in previous years.

Contact JoJo Gordon, Museum Assistant, for reservations at (913) 248-2360 or (913) 742-6425. You can also fill out our group visits form below and we will get back with you. You will receive a confirmation letter with information about your field trip. Looking forward to seeing you!

Group Visits