Things To Do in Abilene, Kansas

Learn History At The Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library

Begin by watching the orientation film at the Visitors Center, which provides context for the rest of the site.

Tour Seelye Mansion

The museum includes over 100 items, cure-alls to processed vanilla that the company sold throughout 14 states.

Pet The Greyhound At The Greyhound Hall Of Fame Museum

Be sure to take the time to watch the introductory video, as it tells the story of a family traveling throughout the country racing greyhounds.

Visit Dickinson County Heritage Center

A visit here is a way to step back in time and get a first-hand experience of what life was like for a pioneer family on the prairie.

Ride The Abilene & Smokey Valley Railroad

You can ride the rails on the Abilene & Smokey Valley Railroad, where a 100-year-old steam engine pulls the train.

Explore Old Abilene Town

You’ll find over a dozen buildings in Old Abilene Town, everything from the Merchant’s Hotel, a blacksmith shop, and a saloon.

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