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Lawrence Visitor Center

402 N 2nd St, Lawrence, KS 66044
+1 785-856-3040
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Great Place to Start

The Visitors Center is a great place to start when visiting Lawrence. It's located on the north... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
G-Patch, Texas
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A must for anyone visiting Lawrence

The visitor's center, while not big, has a good amount of information about Lawrence both in... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Lawrence, Kansas
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402 N 2nd St, Lawrence, KS 66044
+1 785-856-3040
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Visitors Center is a great place to start when visiting Lawrence. It's located on the north side of the river in the restored UP train station. The exhibit is nice and they have all sorts of maps and brochures for the area. But the...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

The visitor's center, while not big, has a good amount of information about Lawrence both in printed materials and in "the video." The video, while not the finest cinematography, is about 25 minutes of the history of the founding of Lawrence created using local actors,...More

Thank ltdehnert
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Staff very helpful, lots of informative brochures on local attractions. Lots of history in the area from "Bleeding Kansas" through the Civil War.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 6 January 2017

There is a semi private event room at the visitors center. Probably holds 60 people max. I attended a private event and the building actually had staff at the visitors center in the evening. You can pick up info about Lawrence there.

Thank joks1
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Were we led here by a local, and met Keith. He was a fountain of information, as well as made us feel special by visiting the city. We received so many options and cool things to do and see that we made a list of...More

Thank QueenJB22
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is a great place to stop to stretch your legs, pick up destination guides and maps, and to learn even more from the friendly staff that work here! They'll even send you home with a packet of sunflower seeds for your own garden.

Thank 986madvc
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The Lawrence Visitor Center is in the old railroad terminal and trains run just a few feet from the back door. Volunteers are up on their history and offer great advice on Lawrence history and sites to see. There is a meeting room, a display...More

Thank epirotiki
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We started here to see the building which is the old railroad depot. Watched about a 30 minute movie on the history of Lawrence. They had some artifacts and many brochures about the area. Interesting stop but not much there.

Thank skipsaundra
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I have been here for several venues: weddings, parties, and presentations. It is better for weddings and parties. Presentations have to stop when a train goes by as you cannot hear.

Thank aburks49
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Nice little stop by the train tracks. Lots of history and info. Very freindly staff. Great stop when just arriving in kansas close to inerstate

Thank Harold H
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