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From unique experiences at Deanna Rose Farmstead to the Museum at Prairiefire, Overland Park is filled with great attractions. Explore Overland Park like a local by putting these can’t-miss experiences on your list. 

The Museum at Prairiefire

The Museum at Prairiefire has a T-Rex replica of the original fossil at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. 

Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead

Deanna Rose is one of the top family attractions in the Kansas City area. More than 450,000 visitors a year learn about life in the early 1900s while also viewing more than 250 animals, including the baby goats. Even though Deanna Rose is only open from April 1 to October 31, the animals stay at Deanna Rose Farmstead during the winter. 

Old World Balloonery

See the nature of Overland Park from above in a hot air balloon. The hot-air balloon can travel as high as the tree-top level to several thousand feet in the air. This hour-long ride is perfect for a couple on a warm morning or evening.

Overland Park Farmers’ Market

The Overland Park Farmers’ Market that was recently voted the top farmers’ market in the nation in a national contest held by the American Farmland Trust and Farmers Market Coalition. Stop by the Overland Park Farmers’ Market from April - November for farm-fresh produce and artisan foods.

The New Theatre & Restaurant

The New Theatre & Restaurant is the largest and most successful theater restaurant in the United States. It averages more than a quarter million in attendance annually, including the 25,000 season ticket holders.  

The Culinary Center of KC

Nestled in the historic community of Downtown Overland Park, The Culinary Center of KC is located in a beautifully restored 6,500 square foot turn-of-the-century cooking facility. You’ll find  two teaching kitchens and a retail store for chefs of all skill levels.


BRKTHROUGH is a brand new social gaming destination designed for teams of 2-4 players, and is unlike anything you have ever experienced. At over 22,000 square feet of space, it features over 35 unique and immersive high-technology game rooms that are a fast-paced combination of physical, mental, and skill-based challenges, designed to maximize fun for you and your teammates. It’s Team vs Room on an epic level.


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