DEANNA ROSE CHILDREN'S FARMSTEAD
13800 Switzer Road, Overland Park, KS 66221 Directions
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead remains one of the top family attractions in metropolitan Kansas City. In 2015, more than 460,000 visitors experienced first-hand how Kansas' farm life was like in the early 1900s. It has over 200 horses, shops, country schoolhouses, and more. Mall shops representing commerce in a rural town, as well as a one-room country schoolhouse, have also been built. They offer two tour packages (minimum of 10 guests). Parties and shelter rentals are available.
Ben's Bank, Large Group Reservations, Dairy Barn, Push Pedal Tractors, Alex and Emily's Ice Cream Parlor, Indian Encampment, Fishing Pond, Nature and Parks, Play Areas, Programs, Schoolhouse, Animals, Farm Tour, Mining Camp, VIC's General Store, Zoo, Wagon Rides, Birthday Parties, Pony Rides & School Tour
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MUSEUM AT PRAIRIEFIRE
5801 West 135th Street, Overland Park, KS 66223 Directions
The Prairiefire Museum has a special relationship with the American Museum of Natural History, as well as other cultural and social institutions. The Museum is open 7 days a week and provides an active learning process in science, culture, art, and natural history. The Prairiefire Museum presents frequent activities and programs such as Science Happy Hour, Cinema & Learning, JAM Sessions, and Little Explorers Club as well as hosting a variety of dynamic, authentic Natural History exhibitions each year. The Little Explorers Club holds a number of diverse, realistic natural history shows every year. See beautiful objects from national and regional collections, visit the Children's Discovery Room from 3 to 12 years of age and try two thrilling Virtual Reality Experiences.
KC Urban Advantage, Paleontology Rocks, Summer Camp, School Groups, Education Materials, Great Hall, The Worlds Largest Dinosaurs, Discovery Room, The Wild Horses of Sable Island, Programs, Events, Wedding & Birthday Parties
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OVERLAND PARK ARBORETUM AND BOTANICAL GARDENS
8909 West 179 Street, Overland Park, KS 66013 Directions
The Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens was created to keep the community at the forefront of agricultural and economic concerns. Katharine is the director of the Overland Park Arboretum and the Botanical Gardens. The 300-acre Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens is an educational, recreational, and cultural resource for Kansas City. Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens are situated on 300 ecologically rich acres in southern Johnson County, Kansas. The Arboretum president of environmentally sustainable community growth is an educational, recreational, and cultural resource for the Kansas City region. Approximately 85 percent of the land is devoted to the protection and preservation of natural habitats. Members may also receive other benefits, including membership in a joint partnership of more than 200 gardens and arboretums. The name of the foundation was changed to the Arts and Recreation Foundation of Overland Park, Inc. in 2001.
Recreation Areas Plus Educational Programs, Gardens, Trails & Events On Environmental Issues
Price: $3 for visitors 13 and over $1 for visitors 6 to 12