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Washburn University Established in 1865, Washburn University is one of Topeka's greatest assets and is the only municipal university in the nation. The 160 acre campus features modern facilities and state-of-the-art technology. The university provides broad based liberal arts and professional education through more than 180 educational programs and continuing educational opportunities. Many Topekans take advantage of the university's convenient evening course offerings. With 6,000 students and 1,000 employees, Washburn contributes approximately $100 million per year to the local economy.

With an attractive and modern campus, the university is home to many special events, festivals and concerts. The campus is host to the Mulvane Mountain/Plains Art Fair, Sunflower Music Festival, and numerous other cultural activities and sporting events throughout the year. The Mulvane Art Museum, White Concert Hall, Andrew J. and Georgia Neese Gray Theatre, the Bradbury Thompson Center, Lee Arena, and Moore Bowl are frequent hosts to activities, performances, and events open to the entire community.


Address: 1700 SW College
Phone: 800-332-0291
Our Email: wurelations@washburn.edu
Our Website:www.washburn.edu

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Attractions and Upcoming Events

Jayhawk State Theatre of Kansas

On August 11, 1925, E.H. Crosby of the Crosby Brothers Company made the first announcement of his plans to provide the capital city of Kansas with a modern theatre. The Jayhawk Theatre opened its doors on August, 1926. Placed on the national register of historic places in 1974

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The Great Overland Station

This historic Union Pacific depot has been restored to its 1927

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Kansas National Guard Museum

The Kansas National Guard Museum is dedicated to preserving the heritage of the Kansas National Guard and honoring the memories of the soldiers and airmen who, for over 145 years, have served Kansas and the United States whenever the call was made.

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Heartland Orthodox Christian Museum

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First Presbyterian Church

The First Presbyterian Church, built over 112 years ago, is the site of a unique presentation of Tiffany Windows. Adorning the sanctuary is the rare artwork of America's foremost designer of stained glass, Louis Comfort Tiffany, who came to Topeka in 1911 and produced these windows for the church. Topeka, KS Historic Churches


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