Experience the nostalgia of an old fashioned Christmas with a carriage ride in Haley Park! Rides will take place December 9th & 10th, December 23rd & 24th and December 31st and January 1st at 8:00pm Haley Park, Ottawa Kansas. The cost of $5.00 will be a donation to benefit Ottawa Municipal Auditorium.
The two-story passenger depot built in 1888, today serves as a museum. Exhibits include a model railroad layout; displays tracing the life of famed abolitionist John Brown; Silkville, the utopian community created to raise silkworms; a Victorian parlor, general store, military room and more. The museum also features various traveling exhibits. The museum closes in January and February. March through December, it is closed on Mondays and open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission: adults, $3; students, $1; preschoolers, free. Admission is free the second Sunday of each month.