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Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes

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Address: 1 S Main St, Fort Scott, KS 66701-1412
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+1 620-223-1312
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10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes works with students and...

The Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes works with students and educators across diverse academic disciplines to develop history projects that highlight role models who demonstrate courage, compassion and respect. Through our unique project-based learning approach, students discover, develop and communicate the stories of Unsung Heroes who have made a profound and positive impact on the course of history. By championing these Unsung Heroes, students, educators and communities discover their own power and responsibility to effect positive change in the world. The Unsung Heroes and student projects are featured in the Hall of Unsung Heroes.

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The Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes is a must see for both young and old. It displays the work of student projects and their unsung heroes. Very motivating and eye... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

The Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes is a must see for both young and old. It displays the work of student projects and their unsung heroes. Very motivating and eye opening. The work that has gone into these projects is done at a quality that you would see in some of the countries best museums. The staff is friendly... More 

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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This wonderful place is full of wonderful stories. A lot of history that young people should see for some wonderful snapshots in time. Everyone would enjoy the cultural rich stop!

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Overland Park, Kansas
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Fascinating exhibit and well worth the visit. Personal guided tour was wonderful and very helpful. Highly recommend for adults and teens.

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Thank Annette F
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

The Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes provides an amazing and inspiring experience. This museum tells the stories of many unsung heroes who have had a profound effect on history, and consequently on the lives of many people. These stories have been discovered and told in a variety of ways by many students and their dedicated teachers. You will learn... More 

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I, along with my parents, were privileged to be able to attend the Ribbon cutting/Grand opening to their beautiful, new building in Ft Scott. The displays are incredible, as well as informative. My parents are in their late 80's, and were very impressed, and stated our tour was a wonderful learning experience. My husband and I agree... More 

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Thank Susie K
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

Unsung Heroes tells the stories of people who have done things you know about - but yet I didn't know. The Little Rock Nine in 1957 and what their friends did. The Shoemakers' history from Abe Lincoln to Neil Armstrong. (Armstrong & Lincoln in the same sentence?) and the story of a nurse/social worker in the Warsaw Ghetto and how... More 

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Thank Donald J
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

The Lowell Milken Center is a beautiful gem in the state of Kansas. I had no idea of what to expect when traveling there, but I was told that it was a journey that all should take at least once. I learned so much about the details of the creation of our society, details that are never found in social... More 

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Thank Jemelleh C
Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

What a great center that celebrates those who have made history, but have not been highlighted in history. Very visual and inspiring.

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Thank kcarssow
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

It is worth vising to understand how much a man can do to make a change for a better life of society. Very useful for children and students.

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Thank Olga M
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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Visited in June of this year and simply an amazing experience in all regards. An uplifting collection of Unsung Heroes that motivated me to do more in my own life. Without a doubt, worth a visit!

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