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Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site, HanoverHollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site, HanoverHollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site, Hanover

Hollenberg Pony Express Station - Plan your visit

Pony Express riders and hundreds of pioneers made a stop at historic Hollenberg Station. In 1857 Gerat H. and Sophia Hollenberg established the station on the Oregon-California Trail, and from 1860 to 1861 they operated a Pony Express station. Discover the stories of the Hollenbergs, pioneer life, and the Pony Express at this National Historic Landmark.

Hours

  • April - September
    1 - 4 p.m. Wednesday and Sunday; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Thursday - Saturday
  • Closed state holidays

Admission

  • $3 adults; $1 students; Kansas Historical Foundation members and children five and under admitted free
  • Portions ADA accessible. Please notify us prior to your visit if you or a member of your party requires accommodation for special needs or disabilities.

Admission for tour groups

Wagons Ho! standards-based tour

Contact

Nature trail

  • A trail connects the visitor center and the historic station and features a garden with native plants and grasses. 

Amenities

  • A picnic area is located nearby the grove of trees.

Museum Store

  • Gifts and souvenirs related to Hollenberg Pony Express Station can be found in the Museum Store.

History of Hollenberg Station

Local travel links

Hanover, Kansas, visitor information


U.S. Highway 36 Association

Upcoming Events

Map/Directions

Driving directions