Photo courtesy Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center.
The former Johnson County Museum, which was located in Shawnee, Kansas, has moved into a new home in Overland Park. The mid-century modern building that now houses the center, formerly known as the King Louie West bowling alley and ice skating rink, has been completely transformed into a space that explores the history and heritage of Johnson County.
You don’t have to travel far to experience the beauty of nature and to nurture your child’s scientific curiosity. Powell Gardens, located just 20 minutes east of Lee’s Summit in Kingsville, Missouri, offers that and more.
Midwest weather can make outdoor play difficult for you and your little ones. It’s often too cold in the winter, too hot in the summer, and rainy in the spring. Fear not, weary parents: Wonderscope Children’s Museum of Kansas City has year-round, climate-controlled, educational activities that will entertain your little ones on even their most restless days.
This spring, Worlds of Fun added five not-to-be-missed Peanuts-themed rides to its Planet Snoopy lineup that are sure to rekindle your love for Charlie, Lucy, Snoopy and the gang. Here's the lowdown on these new, fun, family attractions.