Several times a year members travel as a group on one or two-day excursions to interesting sites.

Upcoming Events

Past Travel


Abilene: The Brookville Hotel and The Dwight Eisenhauer Museum & Library


MAYA: The Exhibition at Kansas City’s Union Station

Truman Library and Museum – Independence Missouri

Emelia Earhart Hanger Museum – Atchison Kansas


Bentonville – Crystal Bridges


Kansas City – World War I Museum


  • Fort Scott: Gordon Parks Museum, Nate’s Place at Twin Mansions, and Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes
  • Kansas City: Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art tour of Roger Shimomura’s American Muse exhibition
  • Topeka: Kansas Historical Society Archives and Museum and Kansas State Capitol Building


  • Day Trip to Martin & Osa Johnson Safari Museum in Chanute, Kansas.
  • Day Trip to Lindsborg, Kansas (“Little Sweden”), to tour the Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, have lunch at the Swedish Crown Restaurant, then visit the charming shops and other Swedish immigrant attractions in the downtown area.


  •  DayTrip to Concordia, Kansas, home of the famous Orphan Train Museum; the Cloud County Museum with its unique collection of memorabilia from Camp Concordia, a German POW camp; the Brown Grand Theater restored opera house; and the early 20th century Nazareth Convent and Academy.
  • Day-trip to Topeka, Kansas, to tour the new Capitol Visitor Center; the Ward-Meade complex that includes the home, botanical garden, old drug store and other exhibits; and Kansas Museum of History at the Kansas Historical Society.
  • Three-day trip to St. Louis, Missouri, via Amtrak to visit the St. Louis Art Museum, Missouri Botanical Garden, shopping malls, and, of course, the St. Louis Gateway Arch.