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Shawnee Town 1929 is a museum that is a division of the City of Shawnee's Parks and Recreation Department. The Museum is currently undergoing an expansion that will allow visitors to experience a typical day in and around the 1920s farm community of Shawnee, Kansas, through authentic collections, exhibits, programs and events.

We look forward to your participation in one of the many new and exciting programs Shawnee Town 1929 has to offer. Call (913) 248-2360 or email shawneetown@cityofshawnee.org to register for our programs. Evening classes will meet at Town Hall, 11600 Johnson Drive and daytime classes will meet at the Visitor’s Center at 11501 W 57th Street.




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/Bloody Mary Roll-Out PartyBloody Mary Roll-Out Party
May 31

05:30 pm to 07:30 pm

Let the good times roll! It's time for the 10th Annual Bloody Mary Roll-Out Party! Join the Friends of Shawnee Town us as we celebrate Shawnee Town and kick-off the 10th annual Tomato Roll Fund-raiser with an evening of drinks, hors d’oeuvres, raffle items and surprises. >>more

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/1920s Book Club at the Farmhouse1920s Book Club at the Farmhouse
June 17

10:00 am to 11:30 am

Recurring program on the third Saturday of every month from February – November The 1920s was known for its great literature. Last year the 1920s Book Club concentrated on mysteries of the decade. This year, we will still focus on mysteries, but we’ve added authors from other genres such as Ray Bradbury, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Bill Bryson, and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. Participants will read a designated book each month and discuss it in the kitchen of Shawnee Town’s 1920s farmhouse. Coffee and light refreshments will be served. Books may be borrowed from the Johnson County Library, other local county libraries or purchased on one’s own. Reservations required, please call, 913-248-2360 to reserve yours spot in the farmhouse, space is limited >>more


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1920s Timeline
1920s Timeline

The place is Shawnee -- a small Kansas community of sloping farms, 3 churches, a general store, a brand new picture show palace, the soda fountain at Heaton’s and a Chevrolet dealership selling roadsters and jalopies.>>more

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Facility Rental

Need a place for your wedding reception, birthday celebration, company meeting, family reunion or other special event?>>more