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Lawrence Visitor Center

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Address: 402 N 2nd St, Lawrence, KS 66044
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+1 785-856-3040
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 January 2017
joks1
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Salina, Kansas
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Salina, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 places we have to explore during our next visit. The space was purchased for $1,... More 

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Thank QueenJB22
Texas
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110 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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.

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kansas city
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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 room and a wonderful sculpture of a Phoenix in the front circle.

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Thank epirotiki
Kansas City
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273 reviews
121 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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.

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Thank aburks49
West Yellowstone, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Natal, RN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

It's a small place, but you can find some information about Lawrence and Kansas. You should go there before visit any other place.

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Thank 01marilia
Lawrence, Kansas
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49 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

great place to get information, pamphlets, etc. very nice restoration job as well and can watch many trains go by...

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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Great location to start a visit to Lawrence. The staff are passionate for their city and are proud to show it off!

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