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Hollenberg Pony Express Station Tours

Visitors to Hollenberg Pony Express Station in Hanover can choose from both guided and self-guided tours.

Admission and Transportation Subsidies - Teachers in 26 northwest Kansas counties can take advantage of admission and transportation subsidies from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation's Enrichment Opportunities for Northwest Kansas schools.



Group discounts are available for groups of 10 or more with 2 weeks advance notice.  Group tours can be scheduled ahead during the winter season. One adult is admitted free for every 10 students, and additional adults pay the student rate.  To register for a tour contact the site administrator. See hours admission fees. Confirmation will be made by email or by phone.

Guided Tours - Guided tours provide visual and hands-on learning about Kansas history.

  • Wagons Ho! for the Oregon-California Trail (third grade and older) As students travel the trail they calculate what to pack, load their wagons, and take part in a simulated journey along the Oregon-California Trail.
  • General Tour (all ages) Contact the site administrator to arrange a guided tour to fit your group's needs.

Self-guided Tours - For those who prefer to lead their own group, self-guided tours are available.  A trail connects the visitor center and the historic station and features a garden with native plants and grasses. A picnic area is located nearby the grove of trees.