Exhibits & Tours
From war memorials to the original rules of basketball, KU's rich history is portrayed through historical sites and exhibits all over campus. We invite you to experience our history by visiting them online or in person.
Learn more about the Kansas Union and it's history from 1900-2020 with our digital timeline exhibit.
History of the Jayhawk
Find out a little bit about how our Kansas University Jayhawk mascot has evolved over the years into what it is today.
Jayhawk Buildings of the Past
KU's campus has gone through many changes since first inaugurated in 1816. Many beautiful buildings that were once landmarks of our university's campus are now gone. This exhibit takes you back to campus in the 1900's and explores five of these architectural marvels that are now part of KU's history.
Campus War Memorials
Memorial Drive is home to some of the most iconic and meaningful memorials of the region. Exploring Memorial Drive is a great opportunity to learn and understand the history of the university and our nation.
Kansas Union Exhibits
The Kansas Union is home to over 1,000 Jayhawk collectibles and dozens of historical displays and exhibits on all six levels of the building.
DeBruce Center Exhibits
The DeBruce Center is home to THE original rules of basketball, written by basketball's inventor, James Naimsith; as well as many other historical basketball exhibits.
The following are other museums, exhibits and tours available to the public at the University of Kansas.