Main Post Tour:
Visitors are welcome to tour the Fort Riley main post.
The Cavalry Museum has self guided walking
tour pamphlets. Guided driving tours can be arranged on request.
Custer House: The
only remaining set of officers quarters from the fort's construction in
the mid 1850s. Furnishings date from the 1870s and 1880s. Period rooms
include a front parlor, dining room, kitchen, servant's room, family room
and upstairs bedrooms. Open from Memorial Day to Labor Day on Saturdays
(10 AM - 4 PM) and Sundays (1 - 4 PM). Docents are available for group
tours by submitting an official request. Free Photo below
United States Cavalry Museum
& Vehicle display: Temporarily closed
until summer 2019. Photo
on preceding page
Fort Riley 1st Infantry Division
Museum tells the story of the First from its beginning in 1917
through the present day. Temporarily closed
until summer 2019. (785) 239-2737. Free
is the main troop area on Fort Riley. It is where the post's soldiers live
and work. It includes barracks, motor pools and military offices. Self
guided driving tours are available in unrestricted areas at your leisure.
The hill is closed Monday - Friday from 6:20-7:30 AM for physical training.
First Territorial Capitol of
Kansas: The place where the first territorial legislature convened
for 5 days in July 1855. In 1928, the building was rebuilt from its ruins
by the Union Pacific Railroad. Open 1 - 5 PM Friday through Sunday from
March - November. Free Group tours may be arranged at (785) 784-5535. Photo
Tour: The Commanding General's Mounted Color Guard Stable is housed
in the last cavalry training stable building with the original cobblestone
floor. Built in 1889, it originally housed 76 horses. Today, the building
is home to the Commanding General's Mounted Color Guard and is staffed
by an officer and special duty soldiers from units assigned to Fort Riley.
It houses 20 horses. Open from 10 AM to 3 PM, Monday through Friday. Tours
are available by submitting a formal request.
Close Combat Tactical Trainer:
The CCTT provides digital training for tank and mechanized infantry units.
It consists of numerous simulators. The interior of each is identical to
the actual vehicles they simulate. Groups are welcome to request a tour
of the CCTT and engage in the simulator, when it is not being used by soldiers
Flight Simulator Center:
Groups are welcome to request a tour of the Flight Center and engage in
the simulator, when it is not being used by soldiers training.
Engagement Skills Trainer:
Fort Riley's Engagement Skills Trainer provides simulated small arms marksmanship
training, using a variety of weapons, including the M-16. It displays targets,
terrain and weapon effects in a real time, 3 dimensional presentation.
Groups are welcome to request a tour of the EST and engage in the simulator,
when it is not being used by soldiers training. Approximate time to tour
the EST is 45 minutes. Due to its realistic combat simulation, it is not
recommended for children under the age of 11.
More info on visiting Fort Riley
is available from the Community
Relations Office at 785-239-3033 or 785-239-2022. Call to confirm
Page 1 of Fort Riley
information at Kansas Travel and Tourism