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Fort Leavenworth is History Come Alive

I had contacted Deb Goodrich, our Friend and Recognized Kansas Historian, before we left, if she... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Topeka, Kansas
Much history

Surrounded with modern day military & much history all around.Make sure you go to the Visitor's... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2019
Independence, Missouri
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had contacted Deb Goodrich, our Friend and Recognized Kansas Historian, before we left, if she had any suggestions what to see and she gave us some suggestions and we saw things that were unplanned for as we went to Fort Leavenworth. “Fort Leavenworth is...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 18, 2019

Surrounded with modern day military & much history all around.Make sure you go to the Visitor's Center to get a day pass after security check.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jarmo57
Reviewed July 16, 2019 via mobile

Fort Leavenworth is one of the few Army bases that focuses on family time. Although many are there for a short time, it is deemed a memorable location for soldiers and their families due in large part to the well-manicured lawns and housing areas, plethora...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

Wonderful place to visit. The museum is very interesting, as well as looking at the old quarters. Great homes tour in the spring.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mary S
Reviewed April 2, 2019

The sculptures of the buffalo soldier, Colin Powell, the Black parachute team, the first woman officer! Amazing. The swale left from the Oregon Trail has been preserved! The cemetery was so moving and so beautiful!

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank June K
Reviewed October 7, 2018

A visit to Fort Leavenworth, KS can be a pleasant, enlightening and a historical educational event if you will plan your time and energies. A bit of knowledge before you visit "The Fort" is that you will be doing a lot of walking and driving....More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Calmjohn
Reviewed August 17, 2018

This is just really a heads up for other UK travellers - we drove to Fort Leavenworth as we are interested in the Lewis and Clark expedition and The Oregon Trail and Fort Leavenworth was recommended on the Kansas Historic site. We tried to establish...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank vendue2
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Few of us outside of the military realize how important Ft. Leavenworth has been and still is to the US military and officers from allies around the world. The old mansions and other buildings are beautiful. They have a lot of stories to tell. Much...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

This is a remarkable military post dating back to the early days of the Western expansion. It’s filled with all sorts of tributes to our military and our history. It’s also the site of the Oregon Trail and contains many monuments to view. There’s also...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank donl355
Reviewed July 27, 2018

First off, don't forget to stop at the Visitors Center to get your passes onto the base. The first attraction you will see is a memorial to the Buffalo Soldiers. You can just drive and look or you can get out and read the history...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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August 25, 2018|
Response from GoingWithKid | Reviewed this property |
You should probably check with the Provost Marshall to get the most up to date policy.
May 22, 2017|
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Response from Debra B | Reviewed this property |
Yes I agree to come a day or so early to get a one day pass to not have a delay on Memorial Day. My husband and I have cards to get on Post so the only way I know is to go to Visitor Center and get the one day pass. You... More
July 29, 2015|
Response from armyofun | Reviewed this property |
HI Debbie, Ft. Leavenworth offers a self-guided tour. Please visit the Ft. Leavenworth Garrison website to learn more. The website appears to be down as of writing this, so keep trying through out the day. The 12th Brick... More