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Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Center - Caboose


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Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Center - Caboose Coffey County Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center is located in a bright red Sante Fe Caboose at the intersection of Highway 75 and Neosho Street in downtown Burlington. Come in and receive an introduction to this history-filled area. Public restrooms and tour bus accommodations are available.


Admission: None
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Address: 110 N. 4th (Highway 75)
Phone: 620-364-2002
Our Email: chamber@kans.com

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