Fort Riley

Museum artifact

Commanding General’s Mounted Color Guard

See first hand the skills and talents of this elite corps of soldiers. Watch as the soldiers re-enact scenes from the civil war and then tour the stables where these special horses are housed and trained.

Historic Custer House

Experience the life of a frontier family and see how the elite lived. This original building housed the first officers and their families of Fort Riley.

First Territorial Capital of Kansas

Explore the building where the first legislature of Kansas met. See exhibits that describe their brief stay during the bitter debate on Kansas’ statehood. Then head out back for a leisurely stroll along a 3/4 mile nature trail winding along the Kansas River.

U.S. Cavalry Museum

Learn the history of America’s horse soldier. See a wide array of artifacts and learn about the life of these dedicated, hard-working soldiers and their mounts.

Accessing Fort Riley

Without possessing a military/civilian identification for Fort Riley access, you'll need to stop at Marshall Field Henry Gate and secure a visitors pass. You must present the following:
  • Photo identification
  • Proof of vehicle insurance
  • Vehicle registration
Fort Riley information at 785-239-3911, Fort Riley Public Affairs at 785-239-3358 or 785-239-2022,

Fort Riley website
Color Guard Custer House First capitol of Kansas