A rural community of 5,000, Wamego is located along the banks of the Kansas River, approximately 15 miles east of Manhattan on U.S. Highway 24. For additional information, contact Wamego Convention and Visitors Bureau or call 877-2-Wamego.
Columbian Theatre Museum & Art Center
The Columbian Theatre Museum and Art Center is a renovated 19th century opera house exhibiting six rare paintings and other artifacts from the 1893 Chicago’s World Fair. The Columbian offers special exhibits on the main floor gallery and a performing arts series in the theater. Hours of operation:
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
For more information, call 800-899-1893.
The Dutch Mill, Kansas’ only operating stone mill, is the central figure of the museum complex in Wamego’s 13.6-acre city park, which is framed with a beautiful one-acre pond.
The Oz Museum in Wamego houses one of the world's largest private collections of Oz memorabilia. The Oz Museum is located in the heart of downtown Wamego at 511 Lincoln. For information call 866-458-TOTO.