Enjoy Family Fun and Learning

Whether you're four or 104, Abilene has something for you to enjoy and learn!

  • Seelye-Mansion-Abilene-Kansas

    Seelye Mansion

    Named an “8 Wonders of Kansas – Architecture”, the Seelye Mansion is like a time capsule. Most of the home’s furnishings were purchased at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair. 

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  • Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home

    Visit the all-new exhibits at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home and experience Ike and Mamie’s story in their own words.

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  • Old-Abilene-Town

    Old Abilene Town

    Get a taste of the Old West, and enjoy can-can dancers and gunfights during the summer travel season.

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  • Dickinson-County-Historical-Society-Telephone

    Dickinson County Heritage Center

    Learn about Dickinson County’s famous former residents from C.L. Brown, whose telephone company eventually became known as Sprint, to Abilene’s former town Marshal Wild Bill Hickok and Joseph McCoy...

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  • Greyhound-Hall-Of-Fame

    Greyhound Hall of Fame Museum

    Explore the exciting world of racing at the Greyhound Capital of the World! Visit resident Greyhounds, Ginger and Buddy. The Greyhound Hall of Fame museum is even named to Atlas Obscura's list of "...

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  • C.W.-Parker-Carousel-Abilene,KS

    C.W. Parker Carousel

    Named one of the Kansas Sampler Foundation's 8 Wonders of Kansas - Customs, Abilene's C.W. Parker Carousel is the oldest operational Parker carousel known to exist. Fun Facts: 24 horses in 12 pairs...

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  • Jeffcoat-Photography-Studio-Museum-Abilene,KS

    Jeffcoat Photography Studio Museum

    The Jeffcoat Photography Studio Museum features a unique look at the history of Abilene and Dickinson County, Kansas through the photographic work of the Jeffcoat Photography Studio. Operating since...

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  • ASVRR-Steam-Engine-Abilene-KS

    Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad

    Ride the rails on a 100-year-old steam engine, enjoy an open-air car, or dine aboard a dinner train.

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  • Great Plains Theatre - Abilene, KS

    Great Plains Theatre

    Take in a show at the only professional live theatre between Denver and Kansas City on I-70.

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