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Lawrence Visitor Center

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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For New Residents

Great place to obtain informational brochures about Lawrence for new residents. Also really like... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
dianekennedy2017
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Lawrence, Kansas
Beautiful Restored Train Depot

This is the restored historic train depot for Lawrence, Kansas. It now houses the Lawrence Visitor... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2019
Jeannine W
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Lawrence, Kansas
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Coming to Lawrence? Make your first stop the Lawrence Visitor Center, in North Lawrence across the Kansas River Bridge from Downtown Lawrence. Look for the beautiful, historic Union Pacific train depot, where our friendly volunteers will help you...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to obtain informational brochures about Lawrence for new residents. Also really like the movie about the origins of Lawrence.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 16, 2019

This is the restored historic train depot for Lawrence, Kansas. It now houses the Lawrence Visitor Center. The architecture of this building is quite unique. We had family portraits taken with this building as a background several years ago and they were beautiful! The gardens...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed March 12, 2019

You should drop by the Visitor Center just to see the restored Union Pacific train depot. It's a gorgeous building an an appropriate spot to provide tourists with information on the area. And that they do very well. The host was most helpful outlining some...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

Trains are a hobby and a passion of my wife and I. We appreciate what railroads did and do for our country and any time a piece of railroad history is saved and we can visit it, we do. We drove from Kansas City to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

This is a classic train depot building that was saved for destruction. after Amtrak moved the train stop to the East side of the city. It is now used as a tourist info building, with interesting displays about Lawrence history It is very attractive and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Great old train depot that has been saved. They have brochures and information about local events, lectures, and you can rent part of it for events. It is beautifully landscaped and you can sit outside at the picnic tables and watch cargo trains still go...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

Kind and helpful staff. We found lots of things to do in and around Lawrence Kansas. So glad we stopped. Outside the gardens were blooming like crazy, beautiful and relaxing.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Penny F
Reviewed October 7, 2017

We were looking for directions to landmarks in and around Lawrence. The staff was warm, welcoming and incredibly helpful. I was surprised at how much they have to offer at this visitor's center. Thank you

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank clarson2016
Reviewed August 31, 2017

a lot of information, people were very nice, nice building with a garden ! Really helps to stop there if you are new to the area like we were.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 1, 2017 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

Date of experience: August 2017
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