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The Great Overland Station

701 N. Kansas Ave, Topeka, KS 66608-1260
+1 785-232-5533
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This is a "must" for all train buffs and those who enjoy historic sites. The station itself with... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
charlesmy2017
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Topeka, United States
Old train depot

Nicely restored old depot about one third scale of the Union Station in KC MO. In the older... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Dennis M
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Iowa, United States
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701 N. Kansas Ave, Topeka, KS 66608-1260
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Reviewed 8 June 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

Thank charlesmy2017
Reviewed 4 May 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 24 April 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 26 July 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 25 July 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
Reviewed 19 July 2016

As a Architectural Photographer, I love historic Depots. This is one of the best, with a beautiful Flag Display on the grounds.

1  Thank drdroad
Reviewed 26 June 2016

we scheduled our visit during one of the quarterly Harvey Girl luncheons. The food was great and the staff were very knowledgeable about the history and railroads in general

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 7 May 2016

First, it is not the most beautiful historic train station I have ever seen, but it reminds people how important the train routes were in the past. The volunteer we spoke with was enthusiastic in describing the restoration of the building. Trains were passing by...More

Thank AnnC576
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Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Great place to take kids they have a while train set up right as you walk in. It is nice to walk around the whole building and learn so much about the history of the place and the trains. And the people that work there...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

You really get to know and learn that car and bus and plane travel is so taken for granted when you think of how people moved across the country on the train line. Such a beautiful building. It's fantastic history to learn about.

Thank Bernardo F
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