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Old Prairie Town

Admission Fee

Tours: Monday-Friday: 10am, 12pm, & 2pm, Saturday: 12pm, & 2pm, Sunday: 2pm, Adults $5; Seniors $4; Children (6-12) $3; 5 and under Free


  1. Air Conditioning
  2. Flower Beds
  3. Gazebo
  4. Green Space
  5. Guided Tours
  6. Heating
  7. Kitchen
  8. Meeting Rooms
  9. Parks and Recreation Office
  10. Restrooms
Featuring an 1854 replica Log Cabin with Blacksmith Shop, 1870’s Victorian Prairie Mansion on the National Register of Historic Places, and 2½ acres of Botanical Garden, including Anna’s Place, a Victorian Reading Garden and a 240 foot cascading rock rivulet.

Ward Cabin Hearth Meals
Dine in the style of the 1800s at a Hearth Meal served at a fireside table in the Ward cabin. Diners are treated to special hearth-cooking demonstrations with a side dish of history, all provided by costumed volunteers. These family style meals are offered from Oct. 15 through March 15 with reservations for groups of 12-18.

Menu: Hearth-cooked ham or smoked turkey, sweet potatoes, Irish potatoes, fruit, Dutch oven baked biscuits, hearth-baked molasses cookies, old-fashioned ice cream, cider and coffee.

Cost: $20 per person

Town Square
1891 Victor Schoolhouse with outhouse; 1880 Everest Church; Mulvane General Store Visitors Center and Gift Shop; Potwin Drug Store, including Durst Physician’s Office and Fyler Dentist Office;  Lingo Livery Stable with Landau Carriage and Baughman Ice Cream Wagon; Lingo Tack Shop; Pauline Depot and Caboose, Turn-of-the-Century Barber Shop.

Mulvane General Store
An old-fashioned mercantile that serves as our museum gift shop and visitors center. Kansas items, toys from yesteryear, souvenirs, and unique gifts are available.  Open Monday through Saturday, 10am-4pm and Sunday, noon-4pm.  

Potwin Drug Store
Sit at the marble counter and order a soda fountain treat, and shop for vintage-era candy! Open Monday through Saturday, 10am-4pm and Sunday, noon-4pm.  

Schoolhouse Session
Are you looking for a unique experience for your class or youth group? Then come and spend an hour in our authentic one-room schoolhouse learning about our Kansas country school legacy, ciphering on slates, participating in a spelling bee and playing old-time games.
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