Come and see the country’s only World War I Museum! You can hear what wartime was like in one of the audio rooms, view an amazing panoramic movie area and see ammunition used during the Great War. The museum shows how both men and women helped during the war.
There are some excellent books that teens will enjoy reading.
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Visit one of the only stagecoach stops open to the public. Tour buildings from the 19th and 20th century, ride an old stagecoach and explore the farm. Learn more about where you would stay in the 1860’s and how pioneers traveled westward.
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Ever wonder what life is like when you're the President of the U.S.? Learn about the personal and public life of Harry S Truman at the Truman Library & Museum. You can see a replica of the Oval Office as it existed when Truman served, listen to campaign talk on old phones, and play with some interactive exhibits that tell more about life in the 1940's and 1950's.
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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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Find out if kids who attended one-room schools still had PE, music and art classes. Could boys and girls work together on school projects in the early 1900s? Learn how long the schoolhouse was used for classes, how many students attended during the year and why it was closed.
Other one-room schools in Kansas City: