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Welcome to the Lenexa Historical Society. We are a member based 501(c)3 non-profit founded in 1974. Our mission: We encourage community involvement and are dedicated to the appreciation, preservation, and promotion of Lenexa’s Historical Heritage. How we do this: We host educational meetings, participate in community events and festivals, and bring local history to Lenexa's schools through the City's "Learning About Lenexa" program. We also partner with the City regarding Lenexa's history museum: The Legler Barn Museum and Lenexa Frisco Train Depot, which displays local area history and artifacts, engaging exhibits, and includes a local historical research library.

Scroll down for upcoming events, exhibits, and museum hours.

Upcoming LHS Events (see Events Calendar for more info):

Monday, December 12, Wilbur Wright, "Brothers of Flight" (Pancakes & History)
Join us for an evening of entertaining Pancake flipping by Chris Cakes followed by our very own
Bill Nicks as Wilbur Wright at the Lenexa Historical Society's December History Meeting.

Cost: FREE* (includes pancake dinner).
RSVP: 913-492-0038 or email us at
Public invited and everyone is welcome.
Please bring a friend!

Event details:
Pancake Dinner 6 p.m.
- All You Can Eat Pancakes by Chris Cakes
Program 7 p.m.
- Lenexa Historical Society introduction
- Bill Nicks as Wilbur Wright, "Brothers of Flight"
- Update on new exhibits at the Legler Barn Museum

Event location:
Thompson Barn
11184 Lackman Road
(south of College Blvd. on Lackman Road)
*Suggested donation $7 per person supports exhibits at the Legler Barn Museum and youth history programs by the Lenexa Historical Society

See Events Calendar for more info