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Address: 2 North B Street, Fort Smith, AR 72901
Phone Number: 479-928-5990
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1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Ft. Smith History/ Mens club

I came here a few times and my guests were impressed on how preserved it was, the tour guides are all volunteers and all seem to know it's history. I never get tired of going... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Frank N
Huntington, Arkansas
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Huntington, Arkansas
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56 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here a few times and my guests were impressed on how preserved it was, the tour guides are all volunteers and all seem to know it's history. I never get tired of going there and bringing a guest. It went through some rough times but was restored back. It is the only bordello still standing.

Thank Frank N
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Former high-end brothel (Ft. Smith had 9) during the hey -day of the late 19th and early to mid 29th century, this is the official visitors center for the city and region. Judge Roy Parker kept the town from imploding, sending over 160 men to the gallows during his tenure. All races were among the desperadoes here, shooting and carousing... More 

Thank motourpro
Forsyth, Missouri
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77 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Miss Laura met our group and gave a fun, informative, presentation of the bordello. We had a group of 33 and everyone thought this was one of the highlights of,our trip. Thanks, Carolyn, for all your help and support. This is a must see attraction.

Thank billbarb1234
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349 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Too bad that it had been burned, and that they didn't restore the kitchen area back to what it had looked like when it was a bordello. Nice little old lady tour guide, but not much to see any more. What was there was interesting, but not worth a long drive to see.

Thank Akumalholic
Carnegie, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

A step back into the Victorian era. Beautiful furniture. Fascinating history. Very informative guide.

Thank pattic650
North Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Lots of history from the early 1900s, Last standing bordello on the once called Redlight District and restored to look like the old days. Located between the railroad and the Arkansas River. A must to have the Madame Miss Laura give the tour in costume.

Thank Vegasboy89032
Charlotte, North Carolina
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27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

It's a neat little place. The staff was extremely nice and very knowledgable. I was able to pick up a shirt and some info about an old brothel. Only downside is that several of the upstairs rooms have been converted into offices. I don't know if this is temporary or permanent.

Thank jmiller112
Gardner, Kansas
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

It's always excellent to step back in time. Our guide John was very informative and a delight! You will not be disappointed visiting Miss Laura's!

Thank DeniseH1969
Fort Smith, Arkansas
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13 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Very nice staff to meet and talk to you about this wonderful city. Lot of pamphlets and brochures available too. ...was a bit disappointed the original business was not still going...

Thank Ed M
Granbury, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Fun and staff was very nice. Enjoyed the tour. House was interesting with beautiful woodwork. Loved hearing about the history and about Miss Laura herself.

Thank ProudTxGrandma

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