Attractions within 20 miles of Gardner
Johnson County Museum of History/the 1950’s All-Electric House (913) 631-6709
Permanent and changing exhibits explore life in Johnson County
6305 Lackman Road - Shawnee, Kansas
Lanesfield School Historic Site (913) 893-6654
Experience turn-of-the-century school lessons from a costumed schoolteacher as she guides tours through the restored 1869 one-room schoolhouse
187th Street and Dillie road - Edgerton, Kansas
Legler Barn Museum Complex (913) 492-0038
It is believed that both Quantrill and Jesse James used this limestone barn near the Santa Fe Trail as a hideout during raids in Lawrence, Kansas. Also features the 1912 Lenexa, Kansas railroad depot and prairie schooner.
14907 W. 87th Street Pkwy. - Lenexa, Kansas
Arboretum & Botanical Gardens—Overland Park (913) 685-3604
The 300-acre arboretum is a serene and tranquil place to enjoy nature. It has more than 200 species of birds, 75 species of trees and miles of trails and several gardens. The Arboretum is open all year.
179th Street and Antioch - Overland Park, Kansas
Kansas Speedway (913) 328-RACE
First-class automobile racing facility offers NASCAR Busch Series, Grand National Division race and NASCAR Winston Cup Series race.
1501 N. 110th Street - Kansas City, Kansas
Mahaffie Farmstead and Stagecoach Stop (913) 971-5111
Three-story limestone house that offered a stagecoach dining stop on the Santa Fe Trail
1100 Old Kansas City Road - Olathe, Kansas
Shawnee Indian Mission State Historic Site (913) 262-0867
Offers exhibits on missionaries and children they taught
3403 W. 53rd Street - Shawnee, Kansas
Shawnee Town (913) 248-0867
Pioneer town including first jail in the Kansas Territory
57th Street and Cod - Shawnee, Kansas
Wonderscope: Children’s Museum of Kansas City (913) 287-8888
Hands-on activities for kids and families
5700 King - Shawnee, Kansas
Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead (913) 897-2360
12-acres featuring farm animals, fish pond, wagon and pony rides
Overland Park, KS
Attractions Within 20 Miles of Gardner
Welcome to the City of Gardner and the Kansas City Metro area! The City of Gardner has a rich and vibrant history with many local attractions in the downtown district and throughout the City. The list below is not comprehensive, but it does provide some highlights of local attractions within 20 miles of Gardner and some which are 20 or more miles outside of City limits. Thank you for visiting the City of Gardner and we hope to see you again soon!
Athletics & Sports:
New Century Fieldhouse (913) 826-2850
Johnson County's premier indoor sports and multi-use facility. Includes artificial turf for soccer, football and other field sports, as well as multiple court configurations for basketball, volleyball and other sports!
551 New Century Parkway - New Century, Kansas 66031
Gardner Golf Course (913) 856-8858
15810 South Gardner Road