Fun Stuff to Do

 

Check out the many local attractions in the city of Abilene and surrounding area. Visit the Eisenhower museum and memorials. Take a ride on an old steam train. For a relatively small town, it is packed with fun things to do! Follow along in an online walking tour of the city that includes the Lebold Mansion, thanks to the Wandering Walks of Wonder television show.

Saturday Teas

Lebold Mansion

Relax Saturday afternoons with a nice cup of tea or coffee. Enjoy Victorian cucumber sandwiches. Seating is limited so reservations are strongly encouraged. Check the calendar for dates and times and bring the family!

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Sunday Sundaes

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Lebold Mansion

Relax Sunday afternoons with a fowl of ice cream and assorted toppings, plus tea, water or coffee. Seating is limited so reservations are strongly encouraged. Check the calendar for dates and times and bring the family!

Get-a-Clue Nights

Lebold Mansion

Love a good mystery? Come live a good mystery! Enjoy a nice dinner, then search mansion rooms for clues, take notes, and solve a murder. Attendance is limited so check the calendar for dates and times and reserve your spot online.

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Theme Dinners & Events

Lebold Mansion

Dress up for a formal dinner served by Gomez Addams and family, Ebeneezer Scrooge, Humphrey the Butler, or other colorful characters. Attendance is limited so check the calendar for dates and times and reserve your spot online.

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Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum & Boyhood Home

Abilene, KS was the boyhood home of America's 34th president. Stop by the museum and visit numerous monuments around the town to see why everybody likes Ike!

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Abilene and Smoky Valley
Rail Road

Take a ride on a real steam locomotive! The excursion trip lasts about 1 hour and 45 minutes. A 1945 diesel locomotive also runs on the line. The website has an online calendar and other information.

Great Plains Theatre

See a live show at the area's most popular non-profit professional theater, with high-quality, family-friendly main stage performances. Check out the website for upcoming shows, showtimes, and to purchase advance tickets.

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Seelye Mansion

Like old mansions? Check out this charming Georgian style home built in 1905. It still has much of the original furniture and Edison light fixtures. The mansion also has beautiful gardens outside and a Tiffany-designed fireplace in the grand hall.

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Wandering Walks of Wonder

Watch this rather lengthy video posted on YouTube from the Wandering Walks of Wonder television series, as the host wanders through the town, pointing out many interesting things to see with his camera, including a stroll by the Lebold Mansion! The video is 46 1/2 minutes long.

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Old Abilene Town

Relive the Wild West in Abilene's original cowboy town. Named the #1 True Western Town of the Year in 2017. Walk where Texas cowboys strode through the wild streets as gunfighters shoot up the place!

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Greyhound Hall of Fame

Did you know that Abilene is considered the Greyhound Capital of the World? This museum holds interesting displays of greyhounds from ancient times to the present. Resident greyhounds will greet you warmly as you learn about this racing dog breed!

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Dickinson County Heritage Center

Celebrate Western heritage with fun and engaging exhibits, including the oldest operational C. W. Parker carousel!. Actually, three museums in one. Learn about the colorful Kansas characters who made history throughout the USA.

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