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Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site

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1200 E Kansas City Rd, Olathe, KS 66061-3002
+1 913-971-5111
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so educational

they have wonderful events for a family here, It is located conveniently from the highways and has... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
waawab
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kansas city. ks
Mahaffie House has something for everyage.

The stagecoach ride is much fun. The out buildings are interesting to see, The house is really... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
carolaS6273LL
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United States
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Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm invites visitors of all ages to discover a working 19th century farm with oxen, horses, and other livestock-where your family can engage in some of the activities that were a part of daily life for the Mahaffie family and their neighbors. Begin your visit in the Heritage Center to visit exhibits and watch a 10 minute video. Activities, admission and events vary seasonally.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1200 E Kansas City Rd, Olathe, KS 66061-3002
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+1 913-971-5111
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

they have wonderful events for a family here, It is located conveniently from the highways and has lots of parking. the employees do a wonderful job explaining the activities on the property. ( during the summer they have a free night where you can explore...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The stagecoach ride is much fun. The out buildings are interesting to see, The house is really great. A learning experience for all. Liked at the information available for the exhibits.

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Alexis W, General Manager at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thank you for visiting us at the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm! It sounds like you enjoyed your steps back in history!

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Have lived in Olathe forever but have never made time to visit Mahaffie..but I’m glad I finally did it. He staff were great and answered any questions about the property. The tour included a pit stop in the kitchen for some apple cider and old...More

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Alexis W, General Manager at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

With each visit to the Mahaffie Farm, you'll experience something new! Our activities change with the season, so please come see us again!

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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

When my kids were asked what will you remember from this place, they say, "Horses which are REAL and drive you in a 'mud wagon'!" Yes, if you want to create memories, go.

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Alexis W, Manager at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

That is adorable! Our horse teams drive the mud wagon, stagecoach, and if we're lucky, a sleigh through the snow! Don't forget to share your memories with us on our Facebook page!

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

We took two of our grand children to Mahaffies recently for the afternoon. We took the stage coach ride and watched the black smith at work. We also sampled the cookies cooked in the wood burning stove and helped in planting the fall garden. We...More

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Alexis W, Manager at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

There is plenty of fun to be had on our 1860s farm! I am glad the grandchildren enjoyed their visit as much as the grandparents did! Please come see us again!

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The exhibition with lots of documentation about the family, their roots and their lives but also very good informative documentation about what happened in those years in general with timelines. One of the best I saw so far. You can see also farm buildings and...More

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Alexis W, Manager at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

We are thrilled to hear that you learned so much from the exhibit inside the Heritage Center. In addition, we are grateful for your feedback; your review will helps us with future planning. Our activities and programming varies seasonally with farm work. For a list...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

What an amazing treasure Olathe has! This place is adorable and really teaches kids about 'the old day'. Loads to see and learn. A cute must stop!

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Alexis W, Manager at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

It truly is a pleasure to see the kids light up as they engage in our 1860s activities. Thank you for visiting us, and we hope you will come again!

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Rich with history! During the Wild West Days you can be a blacksmith, drive a team of Oxen, tour the Farm, ride in a stagecoach, and so much more...

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Alexis W, General Manager at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

We encourage our visitors to participate in the 1860s activities and it sounds like you dove right in! Our Wild West Days are Sept. 23 & 24 2017, please join us!

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Wonderful place, barn, couches, food processing, plane groowing places, horses, chikens (live) etc. Living rooms, kichen , old music instrument, old fashion. Everything was GREAT. Just I expect in pass time. History in live. Place -must see it. It was bad wheathet, tunders, rain .....More

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Alexis W, Manager at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

It sounds like you experienced the true nature of running a farm. While we cannot predict the weather, we can promise that our visitors will have a positive experience with all of the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm activities and tours!

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Grandchildren 13 and 11! My Grandson helped with the billows in the Blacksmith Shop and observed the making of an "S" hook! Everyone was very interactive with us. We visited the 1860's farmhouse, Stagecoach travelers dining room, played the "hoop game"! Visited the "big" barn,...More

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Alexis W, Manager at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

We're thrilled to hear that you and your grandchildren loved your visit to the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm! The 1860s life has something to offer for families of all ages. Please come and see us again!

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