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Address: 5701 National Rd E, Richmond, IN 47374-2619
Phone Number: +1 765-935-8687
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08:30 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 08:30 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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The Old National Road Welcome Center is full of information about Richmond,...

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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nat'l rd

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 December 2014
ann p
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Fresno, California
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Richmond, Indiana
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37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 goodies. You can pick up information about The Chocolate Tour and Fairy Doors here as... More 

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1 Thank Heather G
Visit_RichmondIN, Public Relations Manager at Old National Road Welcome Center, responded to this review

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! More 

Richmond, Indiana
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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1 Thank HoosieDiner
Richmond, Indiana
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141 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Visit_RichmondIN, Manager at Old National Road Welcome Center, responded to this review

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 are delighted to hear that you were able to find some interesting things as a... More 

Ohio
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29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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---

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Hobart, Indiana
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293 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bakeries, candy places, etc. in Richmond and neighboring areas and get a free sample. Some... More 

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1 Thank lynne p
Visit_RichmondIN, Communications Specialist at Old National Road Welcome Center, responded to this review

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

Richmond, Indiana
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 needs and questions. Be sure to bring in your wallet because the gift shop is... More 

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Fresno, California
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48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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

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2 Thank ann p
Visit_RichmondIN, Public Relations Manager at Old National Road Welcome Center, responded to this review

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! More 

Fishers, Indiana
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236 reviews
128 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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1 Thank Melissa C
Visit_RichmondIN, Public Relations Manager at Old National Road Welcome Center, responded to this review

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. More 

Dover, Delaware
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201 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 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 here at this one, just a typical room full of brochures like you would find... More 

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Visit_RichmondIN, Public Relations Manager at Old National Road Welcome Center, responded to this review

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 are filled with an array of information and facts. We are also well known for... More 

Claremont, California
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104 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 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.

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