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Best Museums & Historic Sites Near Overland Park, KS

Things to Do Near Overland Park: Museums and Historic Sites

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Live in a Luxury Apartment Complex Near Some of the Best Historic Sites in Overland Park, KS

There are seemingly endless attractions in the greater metro area. But as the second most- populous city in Kansas, Overland Park offers an extraordinary number of options: parks and trails, incredible shopping centers, and convenient highways leading anywhere you want to go, including the places that make KC special. Overland Park is perfectly located near some of the most historic sites in the metropolitan area that will interest just about anyone.

Whether you’re fascinated by art, architecture, local lore, or just love enjoying unique activities with your nieces or nephews, everything is just a few miles from some of the most sought-after luxury apartments in Overland Park, Kansas. The Residences at Galleria is a luxury apartment complex in the center of Johnson County. With this prime location comes access to a vast amount of museums and historic sites you won’t want to miss!

The Johnson County Museum
The Johnson County Museum is located inside the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center. This museum was started by a grassroots volunteer group in 1967 to preserve the history of Johnson County and its community. The museum continues to support its mission of creating exhibits, programs, and collections that showcase the deep, local history of Johnson County. Learn more about your local community and its vast history!

The Residences of Galleria apartments in Overland Park are located just a few miles from this well-known site. When you live close to a well-curated museum like this one, it’s easy to stop by and engage in the active community. Check out the museum’s event calendar to find more things to do near Overland Park.

The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art
The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art is a highly acclaimed museum known for its architecture, exhibitions, educational programming, and more. The museum is located on the Johnson County Community College campus, conveniently accessible from The Residences at Galleria luxury apartment complex.

There are many different luxury apartment complexes in the Overland Park area, so it’s important to find one with a prime location. Easy access to museums like this one that just might provide you with inspiration for decorating your new digs!

The Museum at Prairiefire
The Museum at Prairiefire is a popular destination for everyone in the Kansas City metro. Explore enriching exhibits and interactive activities at this one-of-a-kind experience! Appropriate for all ages, this striking building lets you dive into history, science, art, and culture.

Located conveniently near The Residences at Galleria luxury apartment complex, this museum is nestled in the Prairiefire shopping center with restaurants, shops, and more just steps away. Consider stopping in for one of their Science Happy Hour, or experience the excitement of virtual reality!

The Museum of Deaf History, Arts, and Culture
Located in the nearby suburb of Olathe, KS, the Museum of Deaf History, Arts, and Culture preserves the heritage of deaf culture. Learn about the deaf experience in the United States and all over the world.

A popular experience is an immersive workshop where guests interact in an American Sign Language-rich environment. Visitors are fully immersed in deaf culture with performances and sign language activities. This is a rare gem just minutes away from our apartments in Overland Park, KS! Make the trip and you’ll find yourself amazed by niche history and a greater understanding of people you interact with everyday.

The Wonderscope Children's Museum of Kansas City
This is the perfect museum for you if you want to be the coolest aunt or uncle ever! The Wonderscope Children’s Museum features fun, entertaining, and educational activities aimed at childhood interests – but it’s pretty cool for adult visitors, too. Bask in the educational opportunities and enjoy some child-like wonder of your own. This museum appeals best to children ranging from young toddlers to 10 year olds, and adults must have a child with them in order to attend the museum. So be sure to pick up your siblings’ kids before you head over to this Kansas City staple.

Get Easy Access to Things to Do Near Overland Park When You Live at The Residences at Galleria

Be amongst some of the most historic areas and vast learning opportunities in the metropolitan area when you move into The Residences at Galleria. Our community is conveniently located near some of the best things to do near Overland Park and indeed, all over the metro. If you want a modern, up-scale living environment, consider exploring luxury apartment complexes near you.

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