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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.
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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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.
Seelye Mansion & Patent Medicine Museum
1105 N Buckeye
Abilene, KS 67410
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Phone: 785-263-1084

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This 25 room Georgian Mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was built in 1905 by A. B. Seelye, a patent medicine entrepreneur. The mansion contains its original furnishings, purchased by the Seelye’s at the 1904 Worlds Fair. The Museum depicts Dr. Seelye's turn-of-the-century medicine business. The mansion was named as one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas Architecture. Guided tours available.
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Phone: 785-263-2550
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