Area Attractions

Whether you walk through the arts district or solve puzzles to escape Keynundrum, Hyatt Place Topeka is ideal spot just four miles west of the Kansas state capital. Enjoy fun activities that include historic sites, train stations, sports centers, and shopping malls before you cool down and kick back at our outdoor swimming pool.

Hyatt Place Topeka

6021 SW Sixth Avenue
Topeka, Kansas, United States, 66615

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​Local Attractions

Evel Knievel Museum @ Historical Harley Davidson

6.3 MILES AWAY
Experience the thrill while walking through the largest collection of Evel Knievel memorabilia including “Big Red”, his iconic 1974 Mack Truck and Trailer. Experience the jump if you dare!

Gage Park

Topeka Zoo, Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, Blaisdale Family Aquatic Center, Train, Carousel, Rose Garden and Rock Garden

Ward Meade Park

Step back in time while visiting Old Prairie Town, a short street of 19th century buildings that were moved to Ward Meade Park. Other attractions include an 1870 Victorian mansion, Mulvane General Store and Potwin Drug Store.

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Local Venues

Stormont Vail Events Center

Each year, hundreds of thousands of people enjoy concerts, family shows, trade shows, consumer shows, horse shows, dog shows and all kinds of exhibitions. The community utilizes the smaller halls for wedding receptions, parties, galas and dances.

Topeka Performing Arts Center

Initially the Municipal Auditorium in 1940, the venue hosted a variety of events. In the mid-1980’s renovations transformed the venue into a state-of-the art theatre. In 1991 the venue reopened as the Topeka Performing Arts Center.

Topeka Civic Theater

Topeka Civic Theatre is the oldest continuously running community dinner theater in the country. Founded in 1936 the theater found its permanent home in 1999 in the former Gage Elementary School. TCT manages Helen Hocker Theater in Gage Park.

Historic Jayhawk Theater

Opening on August 16, 1926, the Jayhawk Theater became one for the air-conditioned theaters in Kansas. Citizens flocked to the theater for movies, touring entertainers and local performers. Jayhawk Theater is current undergoing restoration.

Historical Attractions

Kansas Museum of History

The Kansas Museum of History is the state history museum. It presents Kansas history from the prehistoric to modern eras in 30,000 square feet of exhibits.

Brown v. Board of Education Latitude: 39.038159

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was a landmark 1954 Supreme Court case that the justices ruled racial segregation of children in public schools was unconstitutional. In 1992 the Monroe School was designated a National Historic Landmark.

Kansas State Capitol Building

The states most important architectural treasure, construction on the Capitol took 37 years and the building was officially completed March 24, 1903. Located on 20 acres in downtown Topeka, the Capitol building is open Monday – Saturday.