- TripBuzz found 24 things to do indoors in the Topeka area. From Mulvane Art Museum to Kansas Museum of History, Topeka offers a variety of rainy day activities and other fun things to do indoors — including 33 indoor attractions with ratings over 90%.
- There are 25 different types of things to do inside in or near Topeka, Kansas. Some of the most popular types of these activities include: Movie Theaters, Family Fun Center, Theaters and Military Museums.
- There are 14 indoor activities in Topeka, and 10 indoor attractions in nearby cities within 25 miles, including: Lawrence.
National and international art is showcased at the Mulvane Art Museum with specific exhibits that represent both Kansas and regional artists. There is also an on site Art Lab that is a hands-on education facility that features activities for all ages.
The award-winning Kansas Museum of History is dedicated to the preservation of the history of the plains states and their settlers. Must see exhibits include Civil War memorabilia, an 1868 stagecoach and a Sante Fe Railroad locomotive from 1880.
One of the few aviation museums located on an active airfield is the Combat Air Museum. It is dedicated to the creation of both resources and facilities to educate the public about the military aviation history of the United States.
The Great Overland Station is the restored 1927 Union Pacific Railroad Station. Besides it temporary exhibits, it also has permanent collections of photographs of the area, and photographs concerning the railroad system in this area. It also has a simulator.
Topeka Performing Arts Center is a fantastic building. It hosts many band performances, stand-up comedies and plays. It provides ample parking space outside the venue, and an acoustically-balanced auditorium.
A discount movie theater, Regal West Ridge 8 features eight auditoriums and second-run movies displayed using 35mm film. The theater offers mobile ticketing, a game room and a concession area with food and drinks.
Documenting the history of Kansas from the early settlers to present day, Kansas State Historical Society features a mix of permanent and rotating exhibits on display. These exhibits cover Native American history, the Civil War, and more.
A discount movie theater, Regal West Ridge 8 features eight auditoriums showing second-run movies using digital projection. The theater offers mobile ticketing, a game room and a lobby snack bar with food and drinks.