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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.
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.
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.
Museum of Independent Telephony
412 S Campbell
Abilene, KS 67410
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Phone: 785-263-2681

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Located in the Heritage Center, this museum recreates the unique flavor of early independent telephone system history through exhibits of antique telephones, insulators, switchboards and pay stations. Abilene native, C. L. Brown created the United Telephone Company, which later became Sprint and most recently named Embarq. Learn about this entrepreneur who started over 80 companies during his life in Abilene. Guided tours available.
Old Abilene Town
100 SE 5th
Abilene, KS 67410
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Phone: 785-263-1868
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Once known as a “wild and wooly” Cowtown, Abilene as it was in the 1860’s is depicted in this mass of buildings, some dating back to the 1850’s, others reconstructed with a “period” look. Original buildings include several log cabins, an 1873 T. C. Henry carriage house, a one-room school house, and the 1860’s Potter Kansas newspaper office. During the summer season, visitors can witness gunfights with the infamous Wild Bill Hickok, or watch a performance of the Can-Can girls in the Old Alamo Saloon.
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Phone: 785-263-2550
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