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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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Such a great stop

This is more than a museum! Our kids attended Pioneer Camp and learned all about life as a pioneer... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Anne R
via mobile
hidden gem

What a great example of how to preserve local history. This excellent County Historical Center is... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
tkuntz2530
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Abilene, Kansas
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412 S Campbell St, Abilene, KS 67410-2905
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"telephone museum"
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"restored carousel"
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"old school"
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"local history"
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"cattle drive"
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"carousel ride"
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"chisholm trail"
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"historical buildings"
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"general store"
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"dickson"
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"parker"
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"switchboard"
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is more than a museum! Our kids attended Pioneer Camp and learned all about life as a pioneer child on the prairie. They had a blast! The historical society hosts all sorts of education and entertaining events through the summer months and hosts a...More

Thank Anne R
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

What a great example of how to preserve local history. This excellent County Historical Center is tucked away neatly behind the much larger Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. You really need to visit this hidden Gem to see how they have capsuled a great mix...More

Thank tkuntz2530
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Visited Old Abilene town during this festival cel. Very educational for grade school children. Longhorn cattle driven through town and loaded on steam train! Gunfighter, magicians, jugglers....great!

Thank Vicki Z
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

This museum was filled and I mean filled with objects and information about Dickinson county, starting from the ice age to the mid 20th century. The next part of the museum was a section on the history of telephones. There was a display of the...More

Thank Shirley L
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

It starts out the history of the county and move through time. Then it is the phone museum which was real cool. Switchboards , the history and collections are very good, and only $5.00 for us older people. And it's got good a/c on a...More

Thank Thomas_H41
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 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
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

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
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

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
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Reviewed 15 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
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Reviewed 2 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
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