Creating a Classroom for Agriculture

Celebrating Our 60th Anniversary

Honoring Farmer Veterans: Those Who Feed and Defend Our Nation

The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame was chartered by Congress in 1960 to serve as the national museum of agriculture and a memorial to farming leaders. Our mission is to provide education on the historical and present value of American agriculture and to honor leadership in agribusiness and academia.

Santa’s Express: drive-thru holiday lights!

Friday, Saturday, Sunday:  December 3-5 & 10-12,  5:30 – 9:00 PM

A new family tradition in the spirit of Christmas! Only $10 per car. Get the details here.

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2021 EVENTS: We had a great year celebrating our 60th anniversary! Check out all the events we held here. And be sure to join us for more family fun in 2022.


Barnyard Babies on April 23, 2022

It’s back! Our immensely popular Barnyard Babies Family Festival will be on Saturday, April 23, 2022. Mark your calendars and plan to join us!


2021 Programs

We offered a variety of programs that were educational and fun for all ages this year. Find details about our educational programs here.

And we added a NEW EXHIBIT!  “Hard Times: Life in America During the 1930s” – On view in the main museum’s newly renovated gallery. Black-and-white photos portray life in America during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl eras.  Learn more.


Host your event here

Looking for a place for your wedding, or to host a meeting or party? Our grounds are the perfect spot! Our facilities provide lots of options for wedding, meetings, corporate events, reunions, campouts or other special events.

Learn more and then contact us for your special event. Rentals are available year ’round.

Thank you for your support

Your tax deductible financial gift today will help support our educational programs and exhibits, and honor leaders in agribusiness and academia in the Agricultural Hall of Fame.


 60th anniversary

Our hours

Hours:  Beginning October 2, 2021 our regular museum hours end. Our 2022 season will open with Barnyard Babies Family Festival on April 23. Please visit us for our special events: Lineman’s Rodeo on October 16 and Santa’s Express in Lights in December. If you are traveling through Kansas City and would like to stop by, or have a group of school children who would like an educational field trip, please call to make arrangements. We are always happy to show you the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame.  Call 913-721-1075.

Admission:  Suggested donation of minimum $5 per person.

Get location, directions and more information here.

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ride the train
beautiful venue for weddings
kids have fun grinding corn