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Old National Road Welcome Center

5701 National Rd E, Richmond, IN 47374-2619
+1 765-935-8687
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Lots & Lots of info on Richmond and the region

The staff are all friendly and extremely helpful. I got some great maps here. We got some great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
3Daytrip7
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Porter, Indiana
Go to light, turn south

A purpose built building that is always neat and clean. A well informed and pleasant staff. A... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
John K
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Richmond, Indiana
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The Old National Road Welcome Center is full of information about Richmond, Wayne County and Indiana. We have trails, history and historical sites, parks, great locally-owned and franchise restaurants, Bed & Breakfasts, hotels & motels, art, theatre, music, shopping, murals and so much more.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good16%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“wayne county” (4 reviews)
“all kinds” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
5701 National Rd E, Richmond, IN 47374-2619
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+1 765-935-8687
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"chocolate tour"
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"wayne county"
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"all kinds"
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"nice gift shop"
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"for sale"
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"passport"
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"info"
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"ladies"
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"ideas"
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"state"
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"indiana"
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"items"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff are all friendly and extremely helpful. I got some great maps here. We got some great ideas on where to walk with a dog.

Thank 3Daytrip7
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Visit_RichmondIN, Public Relations Manager at Old National Road Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, We're so delighted to hear that our staff was helpful and friendly! We hope you and your furry friend visit again soon as the weather warms up!

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

A purpose built building that is always neat and clean. A well informed and pleasant staff. A goodly amount of local artifacts as well as items from local area artists and artisans are for sale.

Thank John K
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

The welcome center has lovely and informed ladies manning the desk and give detailed directions. It also has a nice gift shop highlighting local wares.

Thank CrzyHen3
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Visit_RichmondIN, Public Relations Manager at Old National Road Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

We are glad you enjoyed our Welcome Center and your trip to/through Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana! Our employees work hard to make your experience a positive one. Safe travels!

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

My wife and I spent a getaway weekend in Richmond, Indiana. We happened to stop at the Welcome Center as we came into town and we're glad we did. The employees were very pleasant and knowledgeable. We thought we had mapped out a pretty good...More

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Visit_RichmondIN, Public Relations Manager at Old National Road Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Chuck, We're glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and that the volunteers at the front desk made your weekend getaway even better. We are open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays through October 31st. Starting November 1st we will be closed on...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

It has everything from local artists to a wealth of info about the area. Staff is great and answered all questions. Lots to do around Richmond. Clean and neat. Don't forget to ask for your chocolate passport.

Thank Penny F
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

We had some time to spare before meeting up with someone in Richmond so decided to stop at the welcome center. They have lots of info for Wayne County and other areas of Indiana. Also, has a very quaint gift shop with unique homemade products...More

Thank Janice14
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

There is information available from all around the state. Also items to purchase. Treat bags for the youngest visitors. The foyer is open 24 hrs and has travel info available.

Thank BALLMOM04
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Visit_RichmondIN, Public Relations Manager at Old National Road Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

We are happy to hear you discovered our vast amount of information! We hope you return to visit us in the future.

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Reviewed 13 October 2016

The employees here really know their stuff, and can answer any questions you may have about the area, as well as recommend many different places for you to see while you're here. The gift shop is wonderful as well, stocked with all kinds of local...More

1  Thank Heather G
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Visit_RichmondIN, Public Relations Manager at Old National Road Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Heather, We appreciate you taking the time to let us know how your trip went! We are delighted to hear that you found answers to your questions and enjoyed our gift shop. We hope you stop by and visit us again soon!

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

This Welcome Center is excellent. The volunteers are so knowledgeable about the area and eager to help. There is a variety of local products for sale. Chocolate Trail and Fairy Trail pamphlets are available if you time.

1  Thank HoosieDiner
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

I have lived here most of my life and had occasion to stop in recently. Interesting to see the things past that we have forgotten. Must see travelling or not.More

1  Thank setback
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Visit_RichmondIN, Manager at Old National Road Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

We are so happy to hear you had a chance to stop by and see us! We hope you visit us frequently, as we have lots of events and activities throughout the year. We strive to provide information for both travelers and locals, so we...More

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Bonnie G
10 October 2016|
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Response from HoosieDiner | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know. Please call Welcome Center (765) 962-1511
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JottivaD
16 June 2016|
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Response from Visit_RichmondIN | Property representative |
Hi! I work at The Welcome Center. We sent you an email with a photo of all the locations, but, in case you didn't get it, here's a list too: Square Donuts, East Main Street in Richmond, open Mon-Sat 5am-10pm and Sun... More
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