Updated: May 26, 2020 @ 11:30 am
The Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau is actively monitoring developments surrounding coronavirus. The health and safety of our visitors and residents is our highest priority and this page will be updated regularly to provide you the latest information about travel to Abilene, Kansas.
Guidance for Travelers
We encourage the traveling public to seek and heed the latest expert guidance, and to make fact-based travel decisions. Travelers should observe safe travel habits as outlined by the CDC.
- Avoid large gatherings
- Practice social distancing
- If you're sick, stay home
- Practice good hygiene, including washing hands frequently, and avoid touching your nose, eyes or mouth with unwashed hands at all times
- If you feel ill, call your healthcare provider and stay home until you receive additional instructions from his or her office
- Cover coughs with a tissue or your sleeve
Cancellations and Postponements
Several attractions, events, and activities are being canceled or rescheduled to keep guests safe. We encourage you to call ahead to confirm the status of an attraction or event prior to visiting.
Attractions & Events
- The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum will be closed starting Saturday, March 14. This includes all events and education programs.
- The Jeffcoat Photography Studio Museum is closed
- The Dickinson County Heritage Center is closed
- The Greyhound Hall of Fame Museum - reopening Friday, May 22.
- The Seelye Mansion - reopening Friday, May 22.
- Old Abilene Town - tentatively reopening on June 20.
- The Abilene Travel Information Center is closed.
- Symphony at Sunset scheduled for June 6, 2020, is canceled.
- Great Plains Theatre - is closed.
- Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad - opening Saturday, May 23
- Event cancelations are also listed on our website’s Events Page.
- City of Abilene
- Dickinson County, Kansas
- Kansas Department of Health and Environment
- Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- World Health Organization (WHO)
- U.S. Travel Association