Check out some of the popular ABILENE,KS attractions:

1. Eisenhower Center
Center's museum depicts the military and civilian careers of Dwight D. Eisenhower. Visitor Center house a gift shop and auditorium. Center features included a Presidential Research Library. Eisenhower family home and Places of Meditation where President and Mrs. Eisenhower are buried.
Summer Hours: 8 a.m.- 5:45 p.m. Winter Hours: 9 a.m.- 4:45 p.m. 

2. Chisholm Trail Golf Course
18 Hole Public Golf Course and Driving Range, Open Daily. Ranked one of the Top Ten Public Golf Courses in Kansas by the Kansas City Star.

3. Greyhound Hall of Fame
Greyhound history, dating back to 5,000 B.C., famous racing greyhounds enshrined in Hall of Fame. Movie, miniature race track & "Derby" retired racing greyhound.
Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (daily)

4. American Indian Art Center
Kansas' only totally Native American produced art gallery and gift shop. Fine art by 90 artists from 30 Tribes of this area. Free admission.
Daily: 9 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Sundays: 10:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

5. Dickinson Co. Historical Museum
Museum depicts life on the plains during the American pioneer movement & westward expansion periods. Exhibits include Indian, Pioneers, Railroad, Agriculture, Victorian and Cowtown Eras.
Memorial Day to Labour Day: Mon-Fri 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. Sat.: 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Labour Day to Memorial Day: Mon-Fri 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Sat.: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m, Sun.: 1-5.

6. Museum of Independent Telephony
Recreates the unique flavor of early independent telephone system history through exhibits of antique telephones, insulators, switchboards & play stations.
Memorial Day to Labour Day: Mon-Fri 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. Sat.: 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Labour Day to Memorial Day: Mon-Fri 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Sat.: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m, Sun.: 1-5.

7. Vintage Fashion Museum
Fashions from the 1870's to the 1970's for gentlemen, ladies and children. Hats-Gloves -Accessories- Shoes.
Hours: Mon-Sat 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Sun.: 1p.m.- 4 p.m.

8. God's Garden
A thousand feet of pathways will wind you through this quite place of beauty. Open daily late Spring through early Fall, including evenings. (Donations)

9. Abilene Doll Collection
W.P.A Doll Collection (Free)

10. Abilene Civil Center
Restored 1928 U.P. Depot. Home to a Kansas Visitor Info Center & starting point for trolley tours. Listed on the National Register of Historical Places.
Hours: Mon-Sat 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sun.: 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.

11. Abilene Smoky Valley Railroad
Eight mile excursion Memorial Day to Labor Day, Closed Monday Except Holidays.
Hours: Tue-Sat 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. Sun.: 2 p.m.

12. Lebold Mension
Twenty three room Victorian mansion build in 1880 by C.H. Lebold. Listed on the National Register of Historical Places.
Hours: Tue-Sun 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

13. Seelye Mansion, Garden & Museum
Twenty-five room Georgian mansion, Listed on the National Register of Historical Places. Build in 1905 by A.B. Seelye, patent medicine entrepreneur. Museum depicts turn-of-the-century medicine business.
Hours: Mon-Sat 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. Sun.: 1p.m.- 6 p.m (Admission)

14. Bow Studio and Gallery
See artists. Bob and Inga Bow at work making ceramic tiles, sculptures and fountains.
Hours: Daily10 a.m.- 7 p.m.(Free)

15. Triangle Artwork Gallery & Gift Shop
Hours: Tue, Wed, Fri: 10:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m., Thu: 10:30 a.m.- 9 p.m., Sat: 10:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.

16. Russell Stover Factory Outlet
10,000 square foot factory outlet store & candy making demonstration area.
Hours: Mon-Sat: 9 a.m.- 6 p.m., Sun: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.