Museums & Galleries

Put on some comfortable walking shoes and visit one of Overland Park’s museums or art galleries. There are plenty of museums and galleries to satisfy the curiosity of art lovers. Overland Park’s museums offer free and low-cost enrichment and entertainment for visitors of all ages.

The Museum at Prairiefire is dedicated to meaningful learning and engagement with science, culture, art and natural history. Inside, you will see stunning artifacts including a full-size replica of the first T-Rex found in 1908. 

Journey through the past at the Johnson County Museum and Kidscape. The family-friendly signature exhibition allows visitors to take a trip back into time by walking through a real 1950s home. Kids can explore Kidscape where they get hands-on experience on an 1870s farmstead, a 1900s city market and the 1950s suburban life. 

The Nerman is one of Overland Park’s best free things to do. Explore featured exhibitions from international, national and regional artists. From the moment you walk in, you’ll be captivated by the Nerman’s architecturally powerful design. 

Art at the Tomahawk Ridge Community Center is a unique, not-for-profit gallery space that features exhibitions from local artists. Shows include issue and student exhibitions, as well as artists featured in the City’s permanent collection, artists who use varied media, and artists who create based on their life perspectives.

If you’re looking for a piece of art to take home, you’ll find an eclectic mix of art galleries in Downtown Overland Park district.