Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time
(DST) changes in Topeka KS do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.
In Topeka KS, DST starts on the 2nd Sunday in March and ends on the 1st Sunday in November.
Facts About Topeka, KS
Information for Travelers
Kansas' capital, Topeka, is a great weekend destination that offers plenty of things to see and do.
The best things to do in Topeka, KS with kids include the Great Overland Station, Kansas Children's Discovery Center and Topeka Zoological Park .
Shawnee Lake is an artificial lake built between 1935 and 1939 as a Work Progress Administration project, when more than 5,000 fishermen celebrated its completion in 1939.
Water activities include boating, fishing and swimming, while non-water activities include camping, golf and tennis.
The Mulvane Art Museum is an art museum and a department of Washburn University.
Located on SW Jewell Avenue, the museum opened in 1924 thanks to the generosity of Joab R. Mulvane, a successful local businessman.
It is one of the oldest art museums west of the Mississippi River and has an impressive collection of 4,000 art objects.
Take a historic tour of the Kansas State Capitol, visit the Mulvane Art Museum, stroll along Shawnee Lake and see exhibits at the Combat Air Museum.
The Kansas State Capitol is a historic building and the seat of the Kansas State government in the United States.
Also known as the Kansas Statehouse, it is home to the state's executive and legislative branches and one of Topeka's top attractions.
Read about Topeka in Wikipedia