Econo Lodge Lansing - Leavenworth
504 N. Main St.
Lansing, KS 66043
Phone: (913) 727-2777
Fax: (913) 727-2777
Arts & Museums
Depicts history of Army, 1804 to present.
Chartered by Congress to honor America's farmers, this unique 172 acre complex offers an educational tour of the history and importance of agriculture as well as celebrating the important achievements by farmers. Admission is charged. Hours vary seasonally, so call ahead. It is closed on major holidays.
On exhibit on a rotating basis over 200 masterworks of French silk tapestry based on works by major artists primarily of the 19th and 20th century.
Official Orpheum and Shubert Circuit Vaudeville photographer Orval Hixon was the premier arts and crafts photographer of the 1914-1930 era. His Kansas City studio at the opulent Baltimore hotel was patronized by hundreds of stars of Vaudeville, film and theatre. His KC subjects account for over 25 stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
From rare Native American moccasins to early physician instruments to vintage clothing displays; the Weston Historical Museum has preserved local artifacts to enjoy today. Discover what life was like in Platte County from prehistoric days through World War II. Favorite exhibits include Civil War relics, a newspaper office, household items, tools, glassware, china, furniture, historic documents and everyday objects from the area's past.
Open May through October on Saturday and Sunday. Life on a farm in the 1800's is preserved for all at the Herbert Bonnell Museum. Outbuildings contain rare objects and tools from a time when the farm was nearly self-supporting.
Historical artifacts, displays, research library, County History Museum.
Historic 1887 Victorian mansion, ethnic museum, and cultural center.
This museum has a variety of award-winning exhibits, artifacts, and historical photographs on Johnson County's past from the 1820's to the present.
Take a trip back in flight-time with a visit to this museum that celebrates aviation history. It is located inside a hanger at the old Downtown Airport and visitors can see airplanes, photos, audio/video productions, artifacts, logbooks, uniforms and other items that illustrate the grace of propeller-driven travel. Individuals who lived and worked among the aircraft during their glory days sometimes lead informative and entertaining tours. Groups of ten or more must call ahead to reserve one. Check website for details on events and other information.
Hands-on interactive children's museum near historic district.
The Wonderscope Children's Museum of Kansas City is a community resource that promotes imagination and creative thinking in young children by providing art, cultural, educational and interactive exhibits and programs