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The Great Overland Station

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Harvey House Luncheon

Fun and fascinating. We went to the Luncheon, the food was great, the program which was a... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2017
janeyandben
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Topeka, Kansas
Great for train lovers

A member of the party is a train enthusiast so we visited. This is an old Union Pacific station... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2017
torpdo
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Des Moines, Iowa
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701 N Kansas Ave, Topeka, KS 66608-1260
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

Fun and fascinating. We went to the Luncheon, the food was great, the program which was a combination of information about Fred Harvey and his girls and the train station with different display we were able to see on the tour. Tour guide was very...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2017

A member of the party is a train enthusiast so we visited. This is an old Union Pacific station that currently houses Santa Fe Railroad memorabilia. A docent took us around telling us about the station in its "hey day". There was a baggage room,...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

This is a family friendly stop that both children and adults will find educational and entertaining. .A multi-generational stop that sure could involve grandparents.

Thank BarbaraJRunge
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Yes, stop your train at Overland Station. I went for a BNSF event, a reception and dinner. The station was beautiful and spacious. The dinner venue was very nice and comfortable. I believe the food was catered, but regardless, the venue is quite nice. It...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

Affordable museum and nice grounds for photographs. It's a good stop when at NOTO art shows and parades.

Thank Chad L
Reviewed June 8, 2017

This is a "must" for all train buffs and those who enjoy historic sites. The station itself with its architecture is well worth the visit in itself. The static displays are neat and the staff are well versed in both train and Topeka history especially...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2017

Nicely restored old depot about one third scale of the Union Station in KC MO. In the older railroad section of town, of course, so is sort of desolate and isolated. Still, we felt safe in the daytime, but would not want to be in...More

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed April 24, 2017

This place has a lot of history and is great for group events and kids. They have a lot of train artifacts. The staff is very knowledgeable.

Thank tommyboyks
Reviewed July 26, 2016

We are new to Topeka and was looking to learn more about our new home city. This was a fun place to visit. Learned a lot about how the railroad helped Topeka grow and become the city it is.

Thank Diane S
Reviewed July 25, 2016

This unexpected United States Armed Forces Memorial is just lovely. There are granite and brick memorials outside and flags that represent each state. It is breathtaking. The neighborhood can seem a little sketchy, but it is really pretty safe. If you are here, you are...More

Thank Joann G
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