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Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad

Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad
Abilene, Dickinson County, Kansas, 67410
The Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad is a heritage railway that offers public excursion train rides May through October. The depot is located in the Historic 1887 Rock Island Depot, Old Abilene Town, south of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library

Agriculture Hall of Fame

Agriculture Hall of Fame
Bonner Springs, Kansas
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame is a museum and educational facility. It includes the Hall of Fame, a Museum of Farming, and a rural village.

Allen–Lambe House

Allen–Lambe House
Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, 67208
The Allen House (also known as the Henry J. Allen House and the Allen–Lambe House) is a Prairie Style home in Wichita, Kansas, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1915 for former Kansas Governor Henry Justin Allen and his wife, Elsie.

Big Well

Big Well
Greensburg, Kiowa County, Kansas, 67054
The Greensburg Well is water well that was designed to provide water for the Santa Fe and Rock Island railroads. It is billed as the world's largest hand-dug well, at 109 feet deep and 32 feet in diameter.

Brown Grand Opera House

Brown Grand Opera House
Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas, 66901
The Brown Grand Theatre is a community-based historical theatre dedicated to enhancing cultural life in North Central Kansas in the United States.

Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site

Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, 66612
Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site was established in Topeka, Kansas, on October 26, 1992, by the United States Congress to commemorate the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision aimed at ending racial segregation in public schools.

Chase County Kansas Courthouse

Chase County Kansas Courthouse
Cottonwood Falls, Chase County, Kansas
The courthouse was completed in 1873, making it the oldest courthouse still in use west of the Mississippi River. It is also the state's finest remaining example of Second Empire architecture.

Coronado Heights

Coronado Heights
Falun, Saline County, Kansas, 67442
Coronado Heights is a hill northwest of Lindsborg, Kansas. It is alleged to be near the place where Francisco Vasquez de Coronado gave up his search for the seven cities of gold and turned around to return to Mexico.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library & Museum

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library & Museum
Abilene, Dickinson County, Kansas, 67410
The Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home is the presidential library, museum, and resting place of Dwight David Eisenhower, the 34th President of the United States.

Exploration Place

Exploration Place
Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, 67203
Exploration Place is a science museum located on the west side of the Arkansas River in the Delano neighborhood of Wichita, Kansas.

Grace Episcopal Cathedral

Grace Episcopal Cathedral
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, 66603
Grace Episcopal Cathedral is the seat of the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas. The cruciform structure was built in the Gothic Revival style. The exterior features two towers that flank the main façade.

Great Overland Station

Great Overland Station
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, 66608
Great Overland Station, listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Union Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot, is a museum and former railroad station in Topeka, Kansas.

Great Plains Transportation Museum

Great Plains Transportation Museum
Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, 67202
The Great Plains Transportation Museum is a railroad museum in Wichita, Kansas.

Greyhound Hall of Fame

Greyhound Hall of Fame
Abilene, Dickinson County, Kansas, 67410
A museum dedicated to the history of greyhound racing and breeding. A large portion is devoted to Hall of Fame inductees, famous dogs, and industry pioneers. Live, retired dogs greet visitors at the door.

Iowa Indian Reservation

Iowa Indian Reservation
White Cloud, Kansas
The Iowa Reservation of the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska straddles the borders of southeast Richardson County in southeastern Nebraska, Brown, and Doniphan Counties in northeastern Kansas.

Kansas Aviation Museum

Kansas Aviation Museum
Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, 67210
The Kansas Aviation Museum is located in Wichita, Kansas, near 31st South and George Washington Blvd. The building was the former Wichita Municipal Airport terminal from 1935 to 1954.

Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center

Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center
Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas, 67501
The Cosmosphere exhibits the 2nd largest collection of US space artifacts in the world (second only to the National Air and Space Museum), and the largest collection of Soviet space artifacts outside of Moscow.

Kansas Museum of History

Kansas Museum of History
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, 66615
The Kansas Museum of History is the state historical museum in Topeka, Kansas. It presents Kansas history from the prehistoric to modern eras in 30,000 square feet (2,800 m2) of exhibits.

Kansas State Capitol

Kansas State Capitol
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, 66612
Home to one of the largest capitol domes in the United States, the Kansas dome is the only one in the United States that continues to offer dome tours. There are 296 steps leading up from the fifth floor to the top of the dome.

Mid-America All-Indian Center

Mid-America All-Indian Center
Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, 67203
The Mid-America All-Indian Center is an American museum dedicated to the history and culture of Native Americans.

Museum of World Treasures

Museum of World Treasures
Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, 67202
The Museum of World Treasures is a world history museum in Wichita, Kansas. The Museum of World Treasures is not limited to a particular aspect of history, but has opted to display a wide range of objects.

OZ Museum

OZ Museum
Wamego, Pottawatomie County, Kansas, 66547
The OZ Museum was founded in April 2004 and houses one of the largest public displays of Oz memorabilia in existence. The museum houses memorabilia from 1939 MGM musical, earlier silent films, as well as "The Wiz."

Roman Catholic Diocese of Wichita

Roman Catholic Diocese of Wichita
Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, 67202
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Wichita is a Roman Catholic diocese in Kansas.

Sedgwick County Zoo

Sedgwick County Zoo
Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, 67212
The Sedgwick County Zoo is in Wichita, Kansas. Having over 3,000 animals of nearly 400 species, the zoo has slowly increased its visitors and now ranks as the number one outdoor tourist attraction in the state.

St. Joseph's Catholic Church

St. Joseph's Catholic Church
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, 66603
St. Joseph's Catholic Church is a historic Roman Catholic church in Topeka, Kansas. It was established to serve the needs of the growing population of Volga Germans, ethnic Germans from Russia.

Stormont Vail Events Center (Kansas Expocentre)

Stormont Vail Events Center (Kansas Expocentre)
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, 66612
The Stormont Vail Events Center is a 10,000-seat multi-purpose arena built in 1987 in Topeka, Kansas. The 80-acre (320,000 m2) site has a long history of use for activities related to agriculture, farming, exhibitions, education and entertainment.

Strataca Salt Mine

Strataca Salt Mine
Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas, 67501
Strataca is a salt mine museum in Hutchinson, Kansas. The museum is built within one of the world's largest deposits of rock salt and provides the opportunity to go 650 feet (200 m) beneath the Earth's surface.

Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library

Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, 66604
The Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library is a public library located in Topeka, Kansas. It was founded in 1870 when the Ladies' Library Association met to start a library.

Topeka High School

Topeka High School
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, 66612
Topeka High School was established in 1871, and moved to its current location in 1931. The school offers a variety of sports and extracurricular activities, and notable alumni include Charles Curtis, 31st Vice President of the United States.

Topeka Zoo

Topeka Zoo
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, 66606
The Topeka Zoo is a medium-sized zoo in Topeka, Kansas. Despite its size, it houses over 250 animals in a number of exhibits, including one of the first indoor tropical rain forests in the United States.

Wichita Art Museum

Wichita Art Museum
Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, 67203
The Wichita Art Museum is an art museum located in Wichita, Kansas.

Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum

Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum
Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, 67202
The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and presenting the local history of Wichita and Sedgwick County, Kansas.

Kansas

Kansas State Flag
Postal Code: KS
Capital City: Topeka
Became a State:
Population: 2,911,641*
Area: 82,278.36 miles2 (213,101.17 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
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Most Popular Kansas Landmarks

  1. OZ Museum
  2. Big Well
  3. Iowa Indian Reservation
  4. Kansas State Capitol
  5. Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center
  6. Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library & Museum
  7. Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad
  8. Agriculture Hall of Fame
  9. Greyhound Hall of Fame
  10. Chase County Kansas Courthouse

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