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Address: 402 North 2nd Street, Lawrence, KS
Phone Number: (785) 856-3040
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

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My parents were going to be visiting Lawrence for the first time, and I had heard that this was the place to come to find stuff to do in Lawrence. Was it ever! The staff were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Lawrence, Kansas
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My parents were going to be visiting Lawrence for the first time, and I had heard that this was the place to come to find stuff to do in Lawrence. Was it ever! The staff were very nice, and they have an abundance of brochures for free that you can pick up. Everything from historical tours to bike maps to... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The Visitor Center is the former main railway station for Lawrence. It is interesting to visualize how many people have passed through this station through the decades for a multitude of reasons. It is superbly restored and has a decent sized meeting room that can be rented reasonably for small gatherings through Lawrence Parks and Recreation. It also has a... More 

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Leawood, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Keith, the travel guide at the museum, was very interesting and informed about the history of the area and places to visit for fun and dining.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Good people here who run the visitor center in Lawrence located in a beautiful restored station. I found it relaxing to get my bearings here with WiFi and benches to watch passing trains.

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Overland Park, Ks
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88 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The visitor center is a converted railroad depot on an operational track. It's near the Kansas River and Lawrence mountain bike trails. I stop to use the clean facilities and get up-to-date brochures, roadmaps, trailmaps and state park information for Kansas. They also have a couple of picnic tables and lovely native flower plantings.

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Central Kansas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Everything you need for discovering the area. Road maps, hiking maps, lodging information, dining information; it's all here with the friendly staff. Also a short film to view.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

You can find info here that covers the entire area of northeast Kansas. The staff is friendly and very knowledgeable. The place can also be reserved for small gatherings such as receptions and celebrations. It is located in an old RR station that has been redone and is a very beautiful building. There is also a statue by local sculpture... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Staff can answer any and all questions about what to do and see in Lawrence. A vast collection of maps, brochures, fact sheets, etc. Be cool, go to school on Kansas and start your education here.

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Tucson, Arizona
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30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This refurbished train depot, which was saved from demolition, is the perfect setting for the Lawrence Visitors Center. Lots of information about the city and region and friendly people who will make sure you find the info you are searching for. Bonus that train memorabilia is on display and that real trains pass by!

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Lawrence, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

A beautifully restored historic train depot on lovely landscaped grounds and decorated by a wonderful flower garden and fountain. As picturesque as this setting is and as meticulously maintained the grounds are we were disappointed to see the lovely memorial for the fallen soldiers of Douglas County completely covered with cobwebs and cotton from nearby trees. The Jayhawk on parade... More 

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Additional Information about Lawrence Visitor Center

Address: Address: 402 North 2nd Street, Lawrence, KS
Phone Number: (785) 856-3040
Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Lawrence
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

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