Burlington Educational Tours

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All tours are free of charge and handicapped accessible unless otherwise stated. Call Coffey County Chamber of Commerce for additional information. 620-364-5334.

Arnold's Greenhouse Bank of LeRoy Wolf Creek Environmental Area
River City Art Attic Gunlock and Gleue Designs Wolf Creek Generating Station
Coffey County Republican
Coffey County Museum Morray's Pum'kin Patch Hoover's Thriftway

Arnold's Greenhouse - Enjoy beautiful display gardens, 80,000 square feet of plants, and 21 greenhouses all located in the scenic countryside of Coffey County ( LeRoy)

* Can accommodate any size group
* Tour lengths range from 30 minutes to 2 hours

River City Art Attic - 620-364-2615. (Burlington)

* Features Local Artists
* Not Handicapped Accessible

Coffey County Museum - Boasts 14,000 square feet of display space, and features: one of the largest doll collections in the state, an 1869 1-room country school, a restored country church, a gun collection, Indian arrowhead collections and much more! (Burlington)

* Hosts monthly workshops
* Accommodates many different size groups
* 30 minutes to 2 hours

First National Bank of LeRoy - Recently celebrating their centennial, this is one of the oldest buildings and businesses in Coffey County. (LeRoy)

* Up to 30 people per tour
*Tour length 30 minutes

Gunlock and Gleue Designs - This business lets you see how professional embroidery is done. See how plain items are turned into beautiful personalized gifts! (LeRoy)

* Capacity limit of 30
* Tour length 15-30 minutes

Morray's Pum'kin Patch - Enjoy a short presentation and a hayrack ride then take home your very own pumpkin! They have gourds, corn, and milo shocks and other fall decorations for sale. (Gridley)

* $2.00 Fee per student
* Tour length 1 hour
* Accommodates many different size groups
* Available through the month of October

Wolf Creek Environmental Education Area - This area provides an opportunity to experience and learn about the nature of eastern Kansas. With the support of public and private organizations, this area was created to help visitors, especially children, learn about the environment. Understanding how Wolf Creek works in conjunction with the environment is an important part of conserving natural resources. (Burlington)

* 10 - 45 per tour
* Tour length 30 minutes

Wolf Creek Generating Station - Visit the only nuclear power plant visitors center in Kansas. See how Wolf Creek produces electricity by use of models, interactive displays and informative audios. You'll also get a bird's eye view of our control room simulator which monitors each stage of electricity production. (Burlington)

* 10-45 per tour
* Tour length 1-2 hours

Coffey County Republican - This newspaper is distributed throughout Coffey County. Come see the all important process of getting the news out. (Burlington)

* Certain areas of the tour are not handicapped accessible
* Tour length 15-45 minutes
* Tour groups of 10-20

Hoover's Thriftway - Come see the behind the scenes work that goes on at our hometown grocery store. (Burlington)

* Up to 30 people per tour
* Tour length 35-45- minutes

Contact Information:

Coffey County Visitors Center
"The Red Caboose"
400 N. 4th (Hwy 75)
Burlington, KS 66839

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Wolf Creek Environmental Education Area

The Wolf Creek Environmental Education Area opened in September of 1994 offers visitors a unique opportunity to learn about the nature of eastern Kansas. The area consists of 160 acres on which there are three self-guided trails that start and end at the "silo."

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Coffey County Historical Society and Museum

The Coffey County Museum, which features 12,000 square feet of displays, is located in Katy Park of the original Townsite of the City of Burlington, which was platted in 1857

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Historic Homes Tour

This home was built in 1889 by Burlington banker, Thomas Foster. As was the custom in the Victorian era, the home is filled with fancy woodwork, stained glass windows, fireplaces, open stairways, and many other special accents.

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Wolf Creek Generating Station

Wolf Creek Generating station is the only nuclear power plant in the state of Kansas. It plays a key role in providing electrical power for some 780,000 customers in Kansas and Missouri.

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St. Francis Xavier Church

The St. Francis Xavier Church is one of Burlington's older churches, built in 1901. It replaced a frame building built in 1871.Parishioners excavated a basement beneath the existing building in 1954 and outfitted it as a church hall. Mass was offered by missionary priests as early as 1859

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