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Location: 6501 Antioch Road, Shawnee Mission, KS
Antioch Park is Johnson County Park and Recreation District's oldest park. Amenities include an updated accessible play area for children, basketball and tennis courts, picnic shelters, and two...
Location: 2501 McGee Street, Kansas City, MO
Find out about the history of a company that is an American institution. Exhibits tell the story of Hallmark and how their products are made - some featuring Hallmark employees at work.
Location: 138th and Switzer, Shawnee Mission, KS
The 2009 winner for best playground in Nickelodeon' Parents' Picks awards, Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead sits on twelve acres and is home to farm animals, birds of prey, vegetable and...
Location: 6115 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO
In 1858 Kentuckian John B. Wornall built this elegant home in the Greek Revival style. Accurately restored to the period, its interior spaces and authentic furnishings demonstrate why the house was ca...
Location: 11025 East Winner Road, Independence, MO
The goal of the Puppetry Arts Institute is to to preserve and promote puppetry through education and entertainment for all ages. Featured is a museum, gift shop, workshops for children and adul...
Location: 6305 Lackman Road, Shawnee Mission, KS
Founded in 1967, The Johnson County Museum includes permanent and rotating exhibit galleries that give special emphasis to the 'burbs and how Johnson County has changed through the years. The m...
Location: 4601 Main Street, Kansas City, MO
Renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed the church's building in 1940 as a "church of the future." The building, just off the Country Club Plaza, was completed in 1942. The church contin...
Location: 1001 West Walnut, Independence, MO
The non-sectarian museum located within the Community of Christ Auditorium lets children explore the ideas of peace and harmony through a variety of interactive exhibits, including a puppet the...
Location: Monticello Road and Prairie Star Parkway, Shawnee Mission, KS
Located in Lenexa, Black Hoof Park is a 210-acre park that features a 35-acre, deep water lake named Lake Lenexa. The park offers plenty of opportunities for wildlife viewing on its unique dam ...
Location: 16050 Pflumm, Olathe, KS
Part of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District, Heritage Park the 1,160-acre park in Olathe includes a small lake, a marina with pedal boat and sailboat rentals, playgrounds, open fiel...
Location: 9406 North Highway 33, Osborn, MO
Families can see for themselves how the family-owned and operated Shatto Milk Company processes their milk and dairy products from the farm and into the company's distinctive glass bottles
Location: 30 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO
Science City is an interactive children's science museum located in Union Station. More than 50 hands-on neighborhoods invite kids to produce a newscast, dig for fossils, and explore the city's...
Location: 1021 NE Colbern Road, Lees Summit, MO
Paradise Park has three activity areas - The Family Entertainment Center, The Children's Edutainment Center, and indoor meeting/party rooms, in addition to an outdoor picnic pavilion.
Location: 600 East Front Street, Kansas City, KS
Moon Marble Company offers a unique shopping experience for the entire family - the store's inventory includes marbles of every shape, size, and design imaginable. Shoppers can also explore jew...