2950 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS 66611
Phone: (785) 267-1681
Fax: (785) 267-3908
2950 SW Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS, US, 66611
- Phone: (785) 267-1681
- Fax: (785) 267-3908
Northeast Kansas professional hockey at its best.
Research your family history.
The scenic campus serves as a community-based center for cultural, recreational, educational, and athletic events.
The Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, was established in 1992 to commemorate the 1954 Supreme court decision to end racial segregation in schools. It was formerly Monroe Elementary School who, along with Sumner Elementary School played a vital role in the judgment. Now located on site of the school, it conducts guided tours of the facility educating visitors about the story and significance of the place. Visitors are also shown award-winning movies after which they can visit the gallery which gives information about the events that led to the decision. Check the website for more information.
View the historic home of Charles Curtis, vice-president of the United States, who served under Herbert Hoover.
Located in Topeka, Kansas State Capitol is a building housing the Kansas Legislature. Originally built in the 19th century with French architecture, it has undergone several renovations. The dome of the building is one of the largest capital domes in the United States. A large mural painted by John Steuart Curry stands in the east wing of the building. It is one of the only capital domes in United States offering tours of the Dome although it is currently suspended due to renovation. There is no admission cost to enter. Do check the website for more details about the building and featured tours.
Only church west of Mississippi containing original, priceless Tiffany stained glass windows and beautiful hand-carved woodwork in the recently renovated sanctuary.
Only church west of the Mississippi where you can admire original, priceless Tiffany stained-glass windows, beautiful hand-carved woodwork, and more.
400,000 books, art gallery, genealogical resources, special events, and more for all ages.
Through media/interpretive presentations, learn the facts about the famous 1954 Brown v. Board of Education, which brought an end to segregation in public schools.
Scenic 1,110 acre park with 410 acre lake. Boating, fishing, beach, golf, shelters, botanical, garden, arboretum, tennis, ball diamonds, campground, docks, swimming, showers, laundry, and concession.
Part of the Ward's original cabin, which the family lived in until the 1870's, is incorporated in the reconstructed cabin located in the park. It is open for tours. The two-story limestone and brick Prairie home, the Mansion, was home to various members of the family until 1961. The Ward-Meade house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Other features of the property include 2.5 acres of botanical gardens with more than 500 varieties of flowers, shrubs and trees, the Mulvane General Store, an old-fashioned mercantile that serves as a museum gift shop and visitors center; and Potwin Drug Store where visitors can order a soda fountain treat and shop for vintage-era candy. A special feature of the gardens is Anna's Place, a Victorian reading garden. Kansas items, old-fashioned toys, souvenirs, and unique gifts are available at the Mulvane General Store. The Drug Store and General Store are open Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Sundays from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.