November 20, 2011
Johnson County is buying the building at 8788 Metcalf Ave. — former home of Ice Chateau and the King Louie West bowling alley — to become the Johnson County Museum’s new home. The structure features funky 1960s architecture, including an atomic-like spire marking the main entrance.
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The Johnson County Museum of History’s newly announced future home has ample square footage, high ceilings, historic significance and visibility along a major thoroughfare. It also has an Overland Park address.