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Heritage Center of Dickinson County

412 S Campbell St, Abilene, KS 67410-2905
+1 785-263-2681
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Great Presentation on the Blue Valley

Went there with friends for a special presentation on the Blue Valley and the towns that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Salina, Kansas
Where else in the world will you find a display of barbed wire??

The Heritage Center in Abilene is like taking a trip back in time. We visited the restored General... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Katrina G
Ely, Iowa
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412 S Campbell St, Abilene, KS 67410-2905
+1 785-263-2681
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there with friends for a special presentation on the Blue Valley and the towns that disappeared. Would like to spend more time there to browse the museum as it looked really nice and organized.

Thank kickinit1999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Heritage Center in Abilene is like taking a trip back in time. We visited the restored General Store, Old School, the Farm Implement Shed, and, best of all, the 1901 Carousel built by C.W. Parker. We love carousels, and this one is special. Instead...More

Thank Katrina G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best way you could spend your time and money. We didn't have time to see the telephone museum but for 2 dollars we rode the carousel and toured the outside historical buildings and artifacts. I cannot recommend this stop enough. Everyone there...More

Thank KatieCTravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has the early history of people coming west, It also has a telephone museum inside . As you go out to the back it has one of the few original carousels plus old west houses and telephone offices and switchboards and equipment. This is...More

Thank Dick C
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This was a lovely surprise. The center had a number of historical village buildings. For us the real treat was the restored carousel. Loved the ride. Brought back lots of memories. Nice gift shop.

Thank mji44
Reviewed 24 April 2017

If you are wondering about the local history of Abilene - this is the place to visit. Nice displays of cattle drive history and the cowtown era.

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Such a friendly family place, the kids loved the old carousel ride. And we were oddly surprised that they absolutely loved the telephone museum. Who knew!? They are all ages 3-9. The old school house was a hit also.

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Admission $6 Carousel $2 So much history packed into a tiny building! I found out looks can be deceiving; nicely displayed history of the telephone, lawmen, quilts, Beta Sigma Phi, Chisholm trail and so much more! And you have to ride the wood Carousel from...More

Thank Jenn B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A ton of history packed into a wonderful place and tour. The phone instillation was one of my favorites. And you can ride an old carousel, what more can you ask for?

Thank carlasW7523SY
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped here in a group with lots of kids. They enjoyed the museum, especially the area with telephones! And, of course, the carousel was lots of fun! I only wish we had more time for the museum, but we plan to revisit again soon.

Thank Robin C
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