Going west in the Kansas City surrounding area offers a wellspring of rich experiences, with many activities, sights and welcoming neighborhoods. The town of Shawnee, Kansas, is a short drive, and is not only a nice suburban area, with museums and shopping, but features Shawnee Town. This is an interactive place where visitors of all ages learn what it was like to live in Shawnee in 1929. Engaging and thoughtful tours, exhibits and programs will allow visitors to experience a typical day in and around the farm town of Shawnee in 1929.
From the first settlers who made their way over the horizon, to the individuals who have found their lives, fun and fortunes here, people have long recognized Shawnee, Kansas as a place of new beginnings.
Although Shawnee history runs deep, everything about this thriving community continues to point forward. Opportunity is at every turn . . . for a better life, a better job, and a better education. And because Shawnee embraces and nurtures new ideas, she attracts modern pioneers looking to start big things. Wherever you are in life. Whatever your dreams. Whether you’re starting a family or raising a business, hitting your first home run or running off to your next adventure, everything you need is right here – in a place where life takes off and great things begin.