Abilene is open for business, and we welcome visitors! However, many travelers have questions about how to visit Abilene during the pandemic. While we do our best to share the latest information, it is always wise to call ahead to make sure your destination is open.
Here are five things you need to know about visiting Abilene.
1. We are open!
- Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad – Train rides on Saturdays at 10 am and 2 pm and Sundays at 2 pm
- Dickinson County Heritage Center – Open Thursday-Saturday from 10 am – 5 pm and Sunday from 1-5 pm
- Great Plains Theatre – Open for movies, please check their website for shows
- Greyhound Hall of Fame Museum - open daily from 9am - 4:45 pm.
- Jeffcoat Photography Studio Museum – Open Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, and Thursday from 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
- Old Abilene Town – Open Saturdays and Sundays
- Seelye Mansion – Open Monday-Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm and Sunday 1-4 pm
Note, the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum is closed to the public and we don't know their reopening date. Online programs are available. Please visit their website for the latest information.
2. MasksExecutive Order mandating masks in public spaces. For the latest updates about cases in Dickinson County, please visit the Dickinson County Health Department's website.
3. RestaurantsEisenhower Park and Rose Garden.
All of Abilene’s lodging properties are open and taking extra precautions to ensure the safety of their guests.
All of Abilene’s retail businesses are open, and some even offer online or curbside services.
We look forward to your visit!