Explore Topeka and discover a city filled with history, culture and fun. Travel back in time with a ride on a 1908 vintage carousel and enjoy the sights of Gage Park on board a mile-long mini-train ride. Follow the paths of trailblazers in the 1850s Free State Topeka Movement and in the 1950s, the federal desegregation of public schools at the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site.
Step into the life of prairie pioneer at Old Prairie Town at Ward-Meade Park. Kansas Children's Discovery Center's interactive exhibits are pure fun with unique indoor and outdoor play stations. Get your engine revving at a heart-pounding dirt, course or drag race at Heartland Park Topeka. Marvel at the spectacular and breath-taking murals and architectural features located throughout the recently renovated Kansas Statehouse, one of the most beautiful capitols in the United States. As you explore Topeka's many attractions, you'll discover history and culture around every corner.
Located at 12th and Lane, the Aaron Douglas Mural celebrates the life of the Topeka-born muralist, illustrator and scholar. Painted on a large wall by local high school and college …more