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Topeka

The Kansas Historical Society offers two complexes in Topeka for meetings and events: Kansas State Capitol in downtown Topeka and the Historical Society headquarters in west Topeka.

Kansas State Capitol

The Kansas State Capitol Visitor Center near 8th Avenue and Harrison offers event space on the ground floor. The space is administered by the Kansas Historical Society. Events must be sponsored by a state agency or an elected official of the state of Kansas. The use of the space, which comprises a classroom and auditorium, is intended to educate the public on the history, culture, and government of Kansas.

Benefits

  • Convenient setting in downtown Topeka
  • Beautiful new visitor center
  • Located at restored Capitol
  • Underground parking
  • Easy access to Interstate 70
  • Historic and dome tours available

Find specific information on the use policy and a use application.

Kansas Historical Society headquarters

The Historical Society's location at 6425 SW 6th Avenue is surrounded by 80 acres of Kansas grasses and woodlands, the beautiful complex setting is both contemporary and historic. This historic setting provides the perfect place for your memorable occasions. The 1847 Potawatomi Mission and the 1920s Stach School are located here along with two modern buildings.

Benefits

  • Beautiful 80 acre grounds
  • Easy access to Interstate 70
  • Adjacent, free parking
  • 2.5 mile trail surrounds complex
  • Admission to the Museum gallery is included if you request
  • Picnic tables and playground equipment onsite

Find more specific information about your type of event, room setups, samples, availability, and cost estimates.

Our professional event staff can offer suggestions on location and amenities. Learn more about available services, rooms, and other opportunities.