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Old National Road Welcome Center

5701 National Rd E, Richmond, IN 47374-2619
+1 765-935-8687
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Great for Visitors!

The employees here really know their stuff, and can answer any questions you may have about the... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
Heather G
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Richmond, Indiana
Helpful and Interesting

This Welcome Center is excellent. The volunteers are so knowledgeable about the area and eager to... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
HoosieDiner
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Richmond, Indiana
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The Old National Road Welcome Center is full of information about Richmond, Wayne County and Indiana. We have trails, history and historical sites, parks, great locally-owned and franchise restaurants, Bed & Breakfasts, hotels & motels, art, theatre, music, shopping, murals and so much more.
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  • Very good8%
  • Average29%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“fairy trail” (2 reviews)
“passport” (7 reviews)
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5701 National Rd E, Richmond, IN 47374-2619
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

The employees here really know their stuff, and can answer any questions you may have about the area, as well as recommend many different places for you to see while you're here. The gift shop is wonderful as well, stocked with all kinds of local...More

1  Thank Heather G
Visit_RichmondIN, Public Relations Manager at Old National Road Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Heather, We appreciate you taking the time to let us know how your trip went! We are delighted to hear that you found answers to your questions and enjoyed our gift shop. We hope you stop by and visit us again soon!

Reviewed 17 September 2016

This Welcome Center is excellent. The volunteers are so knowledgeable about the area and eager to help. There is a variety of local products for sale. Chocolate Trail and Fairy Trail pamphlets are available if you time.

1  Thank HoosieDiner
Reviewed 13 August 2016

I have lived here most of my life and had occasion to stop in recently. Interesting to see the things past that we have forgotten. Must see travelling or not.More

1  Thank setback
Visit_RichmondIN, Manager at Old National Road Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

We are so happy to hear you had a chance to stop by and see us! We hope you visit us frequently, as we have lots of events and activities throughout the year. We strive to provide information for both travelers and locals, so we...More

Reviewed 23 July 2016

Nice collection of local maps, brochures, plus materials for other parts of IN. Annette explained the Chocolate passport promotion, and gave us a map and directions. Worth a quick stop---

1  Thank nova_jlba
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This welcome center is very friendly and homey. The two little elderly ladies that helped us were WONDERFUL - friendly and informative and full of info and pamphlets. Ask for a "chocolate tour passport" - u can get a little passport and go to various...More

1  Thank lynne p
Visit_RichmondIN, Communications Specialist at Old National Road Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2016

Thank you for the awesome review, Lynne! We're so glad we could help you enjoy your time here in Wayne County. Come again :)

Reviewed 25 June 2015

The Welcome Center has an abundance of helpful information both about Wayne County as well as the State of Indiana! Extremely helpful variety of brochures, pamphlets and handouts that assist you no matter your destination. The staff is so welcoming and eager to fulfill your...More

1  Thank Angel G
Reviewed 19 December 2014

A very nice center and the staff was fantastic. Info re the natl rd and stuff to purchase. Lou and Ann answered any questions and gave ideas. For a museum experience the centers to visit are in Vandalia IL and Norwich OH

2  Thank ann p
Visit_RichmondIN, Public Relations Manager at Old National Road Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2015

We are thrilled to hear your positive review on the Old National Road Welcome Center! We will be sure to share your kind words to Ann and Lou!

Reviewed 16 October 2014

The Visitor's Center had all kinds of information for the county and the state. There were so many brochures and things to do, local items to purchase, and a very friendly staff!

1  Thank MelissaC380
Visit_RichmondIN, Public Relations Manager at Old National Road Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2015

We hope your stay here in Wayne County Indiana was pleasant! Thank you for visiting us and sharing your kind words with us through Trip Advisor! Please come back and visit us again soon, we would be delighted to assist you upon your next visit.

Reviewed 29 September 2014

I stop at most Welcome Centers along the interstate highways and entering any region for the first time, and always look for the tourist information signs in every town. Many Welcome Centers have displays or mini museums about the area. No historic displays or museum...More

Thank Philosophyguru
Visit_RichmondIN, Public Relations Manager at Old National Road Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2015

We apologize that our Welcome Center did not fully meet your expectations. Rest assured, we try to fully meet all of our visitor's needs and expectations. We do in fact have several display cases that showcase a local museum and a local antique shop that...More

Reviewed 8 September 2014

The rest areas in this area are much nicer than the ones in The western states. They are clean and safe and many like this one have picnic areas for passing tourists.

Thank Barbara P
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Bonnie G
My Red Hat group would like to visit the Chocolate Trail and some other historic sites on our way to Richmond from Marion, Indiana. May we receive the Chocolate Trail Passport by email or do we have to first come to the welcome center and work our way back to Marion.
10 October 2016|
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Response from HoosieDiner | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know. Please call Welcome Center (765) 962-1511
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JottivaD
I would like a list of the current locations on the chocolate trail please
16 June 2016|
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Response from Visit_RichmondIN | Property representative |
Hi! I work at The Welcome Center. We sent you an email with a photo of all the locations, but, in case you didn't get it, here's a list too: Square Donuts, East Main Street in Richmond, open Mon-Sat 5am-10pm and Sun... More
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