Plan Your Visit

Activities vary by season:

  • 1860s Living history activities offered, Wednesdays-Sundays Memorial Day-Labor Day, weekends April, May, September & October, 
  • 1860s Living history activities may include: stagecoach rides, visiting the Mahaffie House, blacksmith, and cookstove demonstrations and seasonal farm activities
  • When stagecoach rides are available, times are: 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. (Sundays-stagecoach rides begin at 12:30 p.m.)
  • Olathe residents receive $1/off admission for all activities
  • Mahaffie is proud to participate in the Blue Star Museums program. Active military, reserve and national guard personnel receive up to 5 free admissions with valid ID (Memorial Day through Labor Day)
  • Mahaffie is closed major holidays.

Hours, Activities and Admission

Months Days Hours Activities Admission
Memorial Day weekend
through Labor Day
(May 23-Sept. 1)
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
Saturday,
Sunday
10am-4pm  
12pm-4pm
1860s Living History $6/adults/$4children ages 5-11 includes all activities
July Thursday evenings 6pm-8pm 1860s Living History  FREE-Stagecoach rides $2/person ages 3 & up, small fee for some activities
April, May, 
Sept, Oct.
Wednesday, Thursday
Friday
10am-4pm Visit exhibits in Heritage Center, explore the Mahaffie Grounds $3/adults/$2/children ages 5-11
April, May, 
Sept, Oct.
Saturday,
Sunday
10am-4pm
12pm-4pm
1860s Living History $6/adults/$4/children ages 5-11

April, May, 
Sept, Oct.

Monday, Tuesday

9am-5pm Mahaffie & Heritage Center Office Hours Only Please give our staff a few minutes to answer the door, thanks!
Nov.-March Monday-Friday 9am-5pm Mahaffie & Heritage Center Office Hours Only $3/adults/$2children ages 5-11
Nov.-March

Saturday,
Sunday

10am-4pm
12pm-4pm
Mahaffie House Tours and Site exploration: 10:30am, 12:30pm & 2:30pm (12:30pm & 2:30pm Sunday) $3/adults/$2children ages 5-11

Mahaffie Programs

Please park in the parking lot of the Heritage Center to begin your visit. After viewing the video and exhibit, take your short walk to the grounds of the Mahaffie Farm. Attend one of our special events.

Contact Mahaffie

Special Events

Jul 31
6:00 pm
Sep 27
10:00 am
Sep 28
11:00 am

View the grounds map to learn about parking and get a birds eye view of the site.

Learn about James and Lucinda Mahaffie and their historic Stagecoach Stop & Farm.