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Lawrence Visitor Center

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Address: 402 North 2nd Street, Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone Number: (785) 856-3040
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Start of our Day Trip to Lawrence

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
skipsaundra
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Kansas City
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Kansas City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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West Yellowstone, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 stars Reviewed April 27, 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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Lawrence, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 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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Thank James M
Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 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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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

Lots of good information hear about the area. It's well set up and a nice building too. With the train station Depot information right on premises as well.

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Thank Bernardo F
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

First of all, this place is actually on the OTHER side of the Kansas River, away from the main action. It's an old Union Pacific railway depot. Only a small portion is actually visitor center space and it has the usual assortment of pamphlets and info regarding local attractions you would expect to see. We did ask about the movie... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Located in the old train station, the Lawrence Visitors Center is a great historic site and also an excellent place to stop and get information about things to see and do in and around the City of Lawrence. If you're lucky maybe a train will pass through while you are there.

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Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Recommended some self-guided tours on a cold blustery day and some indoor activities. Lots of useful material that was up to date. Maps, postcards, and clean restrooms available.

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