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Ticket Information

Advance tickets can be purchased at the Great Overland Station, the Topeka and Lawrence Dillions Stores, and the Topeka Hy-Vee.

Topeka Dillions Locations 

400 Southwest Huntoon Street

2010 Southeast 29th Street

800 Northwest 25th Street

  4015 Southwest 10th Avenue

      5311 Southwest 22nd Pl

6829 Southwest 29th Street

  2815 Southwest 29th Street

Topeka Hy-Vee Location

2951 Southwest Wanamaker Road

 Advance tickets are $6 for everyone 3 + UP, tickets at the gate are $10 for everyone 3 + UP, children 2 & under are FREE.


Grounds Layout

Ticket gates will be at the East side and West side of the grounds.   There will be separate lines for advanced tickets and to purchase tickets.   Sidewalks are available throughout the grounds with handicap access on the curbs. There are handicap restrooms inside the building. An elevator is available by the west stairway to access the exhibit room upstairs inside the Great Overland Station. Restrooms and hand washing stations will be available throughout the grounds and at the west and east end of The Station.  


Parking

Volunteers will assist with the parking.

10 Handicap parking spaces will be allocated in the parking lot.

Additional parking will be available along North Kansas Avenue, and NW Curtis Street, and on the side streets.

There will be 2 Durham school buses   providing   offsite transportation.     The   pickup and dropoff locations will   be: at the   Great Overland Station   east parking lot,   the Kaw Valley Parking lot,   and on Laurent and 8th street.   They will begin at 9:00 am and run to 5:00 pm.   Bus rides are free!

Be sure to lock your vehicle and don't leave any valuable items inside.


  Zero Tolerance

Anyone who is intoxicated with alcohol or drugs at this event will not be admitted inside the gate. If inside the gate, anyone who become intoxicated with alcohol or drugs at this event will be   escorted off the property by security. All beverages must be placed in the trash before leaving grounds. No fireworks are allowed on the grounds.


Not Permitted On Grounds

Items not allowed on the property will be weapons of any kind, scooters (except for medical reasons), no bicycles or skateboards. NO ANIMALS except service dogs only. Food, beverages, coolers or backbacks will not be permitted; food and beverages will be available for purchase inside the fenced area.


Safety

There will be an information booth for announcements, directions, first aide, lost person and questions. We will also have AMR on site for emergency care. Security will be provided by uniformed local police and/or sheriff.


Information Contact

Bette Allen, Executive Director, 785-232-5533 ext 12 or 785-220-0733 (cell)   - ballen@greatoverlandstation.com

Volunteers, Vendors and Exhibitors should contact Trisha Smith 785-232-5533 ext 13 or email topekarailroadfestival@greatoverlandstation.com


Directions to the Great Overland Station

GPS

N39° 03.950 W095° 40.227

Longitute / Latitude 39.065750 / -95.667300


From the West
Coming from West I-70 take exit 361B to 3rd street.
Turn right on 3rd street and go to Kansas Avenue.
Turn right on Kansas Avenue and go to the middle of the Kansas Avenue Bridge.
There is a left hand turn lane where you will turn left on Curtis Flyoff.
At stop sign, turn right and then a quick left onto the Great Overland Station driveway.

From the East
Coming from East I-70 take exit 362B and go to 4rd street.
Turn left on 4th street and go to Kansas Avenue.
Turn right on Kansas Avenue and go to the middle of the Kansas Avenue Bridge.
There is a left hand turn lane where you will turn left on Curtis Flyoff.
At stop sign, turn right and then a quick left onto the Great Overland Station driveway.

Coming from North Topeka on Kansas Avenue going South
Take Kansas Avenue South to Morse.
Turn left on Morse and go to Quincy Road (this leads into Kansas Avenue Bridge).
Turn right on Quincy Road and go to the middle of the Kansas Avenue Bridge.
Stay in the right hand lane and turn right on Curtis Flyoff.
At stop sign, turn right and then a quick left onto the Great Overland Station driveway.

Coming from   South Topeka on   Topeka Boulevard (HWY 75)   going North
Stay on Topeka Boulevard (HWY 75) and go to 1st Street.
Turn right on 1st Street and go East to Kansas Avenue (about 2 blocks).
Turn right on   Kansas Avenue   and go to the middle of the Kansas Avenue Bridge.
Stay in the   left hand lane and turn   left on Curtis Flyoff (watch for sign).
At stop sign, turn right and then a quick left to the Great Overland Station driveway.

                           

 


 

701 N. Kansas Avenue   PO Box 8792   Topeka, Kansas 66608   Phone:  (785) 232-5533  Fax:  (785) 232-6259  

 Tues thru Sat:  10am to 4pm   / Last Admission 3:15 pm
Closed Sunday and Monday, Holidays and the 1st Wednesday of every month.
Adults: $5, Seniors 62+: $4, Military w/ID: $1 discount, Ages 3-12: $2,
Children 2 and under and Members are Free

All information provided on this website is provided for information purposes only and under the direct of Railroad Heritage, Inc.  Information on this website is subject to change without prior notice.  Railroad Heritage, Inc. makes no guarantees of any kind. 

 Contact us at 785-232-5533 if you encounter any problems.

 

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