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Old Abilene Town

. Description:  UNABLE TO OPEN THE OLD ABILENE TOWN WEBSITE JULY 2007, Recreation of Texas Street in Cowtown Abilene. Weekend stagecoach rides, gunfights
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How to find: 
Address:
201 SE 6th St
PO Box 337
Abilene, KS 67410


Parent Organization
Old Abilene Town Foundation
Contacts
Phone 785 263-1868
e-mail  mailto:oldabilenetown@sbcglobal.net
URL(s)
Abilene  CVB
  http://www.abilenekansas.org/

Old Abilene Town
http://www.oldabilenetownks.com/
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
winter: Gift Shop & wax museum 12 - 4 9 -1 9 -1 9 -1 9 -1
 Gift Shop & buildings 12:30-5 9 - 4 9 - 4 9 - 4 9 - 4 9 - 4 9 - 5
Season
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
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see city website for updates on remodeling & reopening  AS OF NOV 2006          
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  The museum is set in the  1887 Rock Island Station, and the other other buildings are set to recreate a cowtown of the late 18oos.  Weekends in summer see shows and three-times-a-day gunfights. Stagecoach rides on weekends
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period 18 Type of Site Building Collection
Buildings: Depot, 1859 log jail, church, school, house
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Nearby Attractions:
Towns:   Enterprise, Solomon, New Cambria, Chapman, Talmage

Historical

Description

Contact

Lebold Mansion mansion sits on 1858 stone dugout, first home in town; privately owned 106 North Vine
Abilene KS  67410
785 263-4356  http://www.jc.net/~cityhall/lebold.htm
Dickinson County Heritage Center local history with Carousel in the rear 412 South Campbell
Abilene  KS  67410    
785 263-2681  http://www.heritagecenterdk.com/
historical_museum.html
Eisenhower Center & Library House, museum, and library focusing on Dwight Eisenhower's career 200 Southeast Fourth Street
Abilene KS  67410

785 263-4751
 http://www.eisenhower.utexas.edu/
Museum of Independent Telephony old phones, two theaters with films of telephones past and future, photos,  and biography of CL Brown, founder of what has evolved into Sprint   Abilene  KS  67410    
 
785 263-2681
 
http://www.geocities.com/
museumofindependenttelephony/
State of Kansas Sports Hall of Fame honoring professional, college, high school, and Olympic athletes, coaches, and administrators; located in former bank building 213 North Broadway
PO Box 35
Abilene KS 67410
785 263-7403
 http://www.kshof.org/
Vintage Fashion Museum clothing from 1860's pioneers on 212 North Broadway
Abilene KS   67410

785 263-7997
 http://www.jc.net/~cityhall/
vintage.htm
Seelye Mansion   1105 N Buckeye Ave
Abilene KS 67410
785 263-1084
http://www.abilenecityhall.com/
seelye.htm
Tri County Historical Society Museum local memorabilia and Rock Island Railroad collection 800 South Broadway
Herington KS 67449
785 258-2842
http://skyways.lib.ks.us/towns/
Herington/museum.html
Wakefield Museum Association  
 
604 6th Street
Wakefield KS 67487
785 461-5516
Web Site  *****
Kansas Auto Racing Museum features Kansas racers and races with artifacts, interactive displays 1205 Manor Dr
Chapman KS 67431
785 922-6642
  Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web http://ktwu.wuacc.edu/journeys
/scripts/1405a.html
Smoky Hill Museum 20,000 artifacts 211 W Iron Ave
Salina KS 67401
785 309-5776
Web Site http://www.smokyhillmuseum.org/
Central Kansas Flywheels Historical Museum farm implements & rural life 1100 W. Diamond Dr
Salina KS
785 825-8473
  Web Site  BROKEN http://www.centralkansasflywheels.org/
 
Alt Web  http://www.kshs.org/tourists/region/
nctrip.htm - s

Cultural

   
Arts Council of Dickinson County
  307 N Cedar St
Abilene KS 67410
785 263-1884
American Indian Art Center
90 Native American artisans from 30 tribes 206 S Buckeye Ave
Abilene KS 67410
785 263-0090
http://www.abilenecityhall.com/
indian.htm
Bow Studio & Gallery
clay tiles and plates, sculptures, fountains 921 S Buckeye Ave
Abilene KS 67410
785 263-7166
http://www.bowsart.com/
Recreational    
Abilene Greyhound Park   617 Highway 40, PO Box 302
Abilene KS 67410
785 263-2610
http://www.agpinfo.com/
mailto:racing@agpinfo.com
Amusement    
     
Outdoor Recreation    
Abilene & Smoky Valley Railway excursion train with 1902 KATY passenger car, open-air gondola cars, rail bus 417 South Buckeye
PO Box 744
Abilene KS 67410
Phone 785 263-1077
Web Site http://www.asvrr.org/Pages/Aboutus.html
Toll Free 888 426-6687
E-mail mailto:info@asvrr.org

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Nearby Places to Stay:

Lodging proprietors:  we offer free listings for name, address & local phone.  For  an extended listing with web address, e-mail, etc. and a 50 word description, please CLICK HERE
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Camping/RV  
Covered Wagon RV Resort 803 South Buckeye
Abilene KS  67410
785 263-2343

Bed & Breakfast

 
Balfours' House B&B 940 1900 Avenue
Abilene KS 67410
785 263-4262
Ehrsam Place B&B 103 South Grant
Abilene KS 67410
785 263-8747
Thyme & Again 512 North Spruce Street
Abilene KS 67410
785 263-2954
Dora-Theay-Ah's 210 NW 10th Street
Abilene KS 67410
785 263-0226
Spruce House 604 North Spruce Street
Abilene KS 67410
785 263-3900
Victorian Reflections 820 NW 3rd Street
Abilene KS 67410
785 263-7774
Windmill Inn 1787 Rain Road
Chapman KS 67431
785 263-8755
Trader's Lodge 1392 North 210th Road
Minneapolis KS 67467
785 488-3930
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Abilene, Kansas
Best Western President's Inn 2210 North Buckeye Ave
Abilene KS 67410
 
Diamond Motel 1407 NW 3rd Street
Abilene KS 67410
785 263-2360
Abilene Super 8 Motel 2207 North Buckeye Ave
Abilene KS 67410
 
White House Motel 101 NW 14th Street
Abilene KS 67410
785 263-3600
Motel Six 1931 Lacy Drive
Junction City KS 66441
785 762-2215
Airliner Motel 781 North Broadway Boulevard
Salina KS 67401
785 827-5586
Best Inn Motel 1220 West North Street
Salina KS 67401
785 452-9666
Comfort Inn 1214 South Washington Street
Junction City KS 66441
785 238-7887
Days Inn 1024 South Washington Street
Junction City KS 66441
785 762-2727
Hampton Inn 401 West Schilling Road
Salina KS 67401
785 823-9800
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