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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 KansasAvenueBridge. 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 KansasAvenueBridge. 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 KansasAvenueBridge). Turn right on Quincy Road and go to the middle of the KansasAvenueBridge. 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 KansasAvenueBridge. 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.