Manhattan, Kansas

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Manhattan, Kansas, USA

Attractions in Manhattan, Kansas


Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Goodnow House State Historic Site
    2309 Clafin Road, Manhattan, KS 66502
    785-565-6490, Stone farmhouse of Isaac Goodnow and his wife, Ellen. Goodnow founded Manhattan, help develop the Kansas State Teachers Association, and established the college that... more info  map

  • Kansas State University
    119 Anderson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506
    785-532-6250, Big 12 athletics. Beautiful campus. more info  map

  • McCain Auditorium
    Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506
    785-532-6428, Broadway musicals, plays, opera, jazz, and family attractions. more info  map

  • Nichols Theatre
    Nichols Hall, Rm 129, Manhattan, KS 66506
    Kansas State University
    785-532-6875 or 785-532-6428, Historic facility featuring student productions year round. more info  map

  • Pioneer Log Cabin
    City Park
    785-565-6490, Originally built to show the type of home that housed the early settlers of Riley County, this log cabin was the first major project of the Riley County Historical... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Riley County Genealogical Society Library
    2005 Claflin Road, Manhattan, KS 66502
    785-565-6495, Genealogical public research library, 5000+ collection. more info  map

  • Wamego Public Library
    431 Lincoln Avenue, Wamego, KS 66547
    785-456-9181, House in the former Kaw Valley Bank building, the Wamego Public Library is normally open Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., until 5:00 p.m. Fridays... more info

Museums & Galleries

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Kansas State University Gardens
    2021 Throckmorton Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506
    785-532-6170, Growing toward a 12-acre horticulture display garden. more info  map

  • Sunset Zoo
    2333 Oak Street, Manhattan, KS 66502
    785-587-APES, Founded during the 1930's, Sunset Zoo is home to over 330 individual animals representing 105 species. more info  map


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