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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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Nice place

Very educational. Well kept up. Could use more of a gift shop. Would be a good place for school... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
748bonniem
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Hanover, KS
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The carousel was wonderful. Built in 1901 and still in operation. The telephone museum was very very good. A must see.

This was a very informative as well as fun place to visit. The museum was very well done. Outside... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David P
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Butler, Missouri
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412 S Campbell St, Abilene, KS 67410-2905
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very educational. Well kept up. Could use more of a gift shop. Would be a good place for school aged children.

Thank 748bonniem
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very informative as well as fun place to visit. The museum was very well done. Outside there are several building that are a must see. An old settlers home, school house, church, and an old barn that had old cars, a horse...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 5 weeks 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 14 June 2017 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 1 June 2017 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 27 May 2017

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 23 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 12 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
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