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Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad
200 SE 5th
Abilene, KS 67410
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Phone: 785-263-1077

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This ten-mile excursion train offers rides May through October. Features a 100-year-old wooden, restored coach/diner car and gondola cars. Pulled by a 1945 ALCO S1 diesel engine that was originally designed for WWII submarines. One weekend each month, the excursion train is pulled by a restored 1919 Baldwin steam locomotive. The railroad is based out of the 1880’ Rock Island Depot, recently added to the National Register of Historic Places. Available for group charters.
Abilene Public Library (Carnegie Library)
209 NW 4th Street
Abilene, KS 67410
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Phone: 785-263-3082

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Adult Department: 785-263-3082 Children's Department: 785-263-1303 Hours: Monday: 9:00-6:00 Tuesday: 9:00-6:00 Wednesday: 9:00-6:00 Thursday: 9:00-7:00 Friday: 9:00-5:00 Saturday: 9:00-4:00 Sunday: CLOSED The Abilene Public Library - it’s more than just a place to check out books!
Burning Tree Art
Jo Schwartz
200 SE 5th Street
Old Abilene Town
Abilene, KS 67410
Phone: 785-479-6880

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Jo Schwartz is an internationally known artist that burns unique one of a kind art on wood. Her gallery is open May through October. Wed. through Sat. 9 am to 4 pm and Sun. 1 pm to 4 pm.
C.W. Parker Carousel (Carry-Us-All)
412 S Campbell
Abilene, KS 67410
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Phone: 785-263-2681

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This complete, hand-carved, working carousel was manufactured in Abilene at the turn of the century by the C. W. Parker Amusement Co. Ride on one of the 24 completely restored horses or 4 chariots. One of only 18 National Landmarks located in the state of Kansas. Named as one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas Customs.
Eisenhower Presidential Library & Museum
200 SE Fourth
Abilene, KS 67410
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Phone: 785-263-6700

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The museum depicts the military and civilian careers of Dwight D. Eisenhower with changing exhibits. The Visitor Center houses an extensive gift shop and auditorium showing a film about Ike. The campus also features the Presidential Research Library, which holds 26 million pages in 3 million documents. Researchers come from around the world to study 5 Star General and President, Dwight D. Eisenhower. Eisenhower’s boyhood home, sits in its original location and is open for tours. The Place of Meditation where President and Mrs. Eisenhower are buried is also open to the public. Named as one of the original 8 Wonders of Kansas.
Great Plains Theatre
401 Cottage
Abilene, KS 67410
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Phone: 785-263-4574

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Kansas' premier professional theatre company. Productions presented during season by professional actors coming from across the United States. The theatre building recently became the location of Abilene’s new cinema, showing movies during off-times of the professional theatre.
Greyhound Hall of Fame
407 S Buckeye
Abilene, KS 67410
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Phone: 785-263-3000

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Learn the Greyhound history dating back to 5,000 B.C. Famous racing greyhounds are enshrined in the Hall of Fame, which is ranked among the top 10 Halls of Fame across the nation. See a movie about greyhounds, view a miniature race track, and be greeted by two retired racing greyhounds. Named as a finalist in the 8 Wonders of Kansas Customs.
Heritage Center, The
412 S Campbell
Abilene, KS 67410
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Phone: 785-263-2681

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This museum depicts life on the plains during the American pioneer movement and westward expansion periods. Exhibits include: Indians, pioneers, railroad, agriculture, Victorian and cowtown eras.
Jeffcoat Photography Museum
321 N Broadway
Abilene, KS 67410
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Phone: 785-263-9882

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Three generations of the Jeffcoat family participated in documenting Dickinson County. Their photography and equipment, spanning 100 years can be viewed at the museum, which is housed in the original Jeffcoat Studio. Lucy Fritz Jeffcoat started the family business, working out of her home. 1925, Lucy’s son Paul built the existing building for $8000 and opened the Jeffcoat Photography Studio. The business passed down three generations. Upon Bill Jeffcoat’s death, the building and all its contents were gifted to the Dickinson County Historical Society. There is no admission to the museum.
Kansas Auto Racing Museum
1205 Manor Dr
Chapman, KS 67431
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Phone: 785-922-6642
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