Explore items from the Great War at the Nation’s only museum dedicated to the history of World War I. Great exhibits of artillery & ammunition, movies that show the causes and consequences of the war, and ways that people in the U.S. helped during wartime.
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Vist the only Presidential Library in the Kansas City area - the Harry S Truman Library & Museum. As President Truman would say "The Buck Stops Here"! See a replica of the Oval Office as it existed when Truman served, learn about the famous Whistlestop Tour and explore many interactive exhibits.
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Come experience what it was like to be a pioneer and travel the trails! Help decide what travelers would pack in their wagon, read diary entries from kids who followed the trails west, and see wagon swales from years ago.
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Come learn how teens attending a one-room school took exams, graduated and prepared for college. Find out where you would have to sit if you were a student in the ‘upper grades’, and what types of jobs you would need to do at the school (in addition to studying!).
Not all one-room schools area alike, here's some others in Kansas City that you can visit: