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. The furnishings cost more than the $55,000 that was spent building the 11,000 square foot home. The home features the original Edison light fixtures and Tiffany-style mantel. Frank Lloyd Wright suggested remodeling the interior in the 1920s. The home was featured on the History Channel’s Mysteries at the Mansion. Visitors even get to bowl on the 1904 Box Ball alley, which was purchased at the World's Fair.

Ike Fact: Dwight D. Eisenhower delivered ice to the Seelye Mansion when he was a young boy. The Seelye sisters recounted stories of Ike as a man from the “other side of the tracks”.

Hatteburg's People Video


Monday - Saturday - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday - 1 - 4 p.m.


$15.00 Adults

$10.00 Groups of 10 or more

$7.00 Children age 6-16

$5.00 All youth groups

Tours include mansion, gardens, and museum


1105 N Buckeye Ave
Abilene, KS 67410

Call: (785) 263-1084

Website: Visit Site

Social: Facebook