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Small town museum a GEM with amazingly varied collection

I was pleased and impressed with the depth and breath of the small museum at this cultural center... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
bib222
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Phenomenal collection. A must see for every generation. The knowledge and passion the tour guide... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Debbie P
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412 Kiowa St, Leavenworth, KS 66048-1551
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

I was pleased and impressed with the depth and breath of the small museum at this cultural center. Admission is a small donation of $5 per person. Upon entry you are offered a guided tour or a self-guided tour. Staff are available to answer questions...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Phenomenal collection. A must see for every generation. The knowledge and passion the tour guide brought excitement and understanding to a very dark time in US History from an unheard perspective. First visit, July 2017.

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed June 25, 2018

This is a hidden jem. Ther are lots of great peace from the founding of Kansas in the 1850s on with a focus on the African American contributions to this area. The ties to Fort Leavenworth make it worth a stop on anyones visit to...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Outstanding History. Every school should take the children there where they will learn about history.

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Reviewed July 26, 2017

The Richard Allen Cultural Center began as a small museum in the home of a former Buffalo Soldier - that is, an African American U.S. Army soldier who served before the integration of races in the military. The Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church across the...More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed March 13, 2017

This center has come a long way from the beginning and I think it will be a major stop in the future. They have a rich history of the life in Leavenworth, and about the Buffalo Soldiers including the female Buffalo Soldiers, and riding saddles...More

Thank Angela W
Reviewed October 8, 2015

this was a pleasant surprise, home of former Buffalo soldiers with historic memorabilia. And the greatest asset was the retired teacher who was the docent and gave a wonderful tour with details - well worth the $5 admissions donation.

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Reviewed September 1, 2015

This museum has a treasure trove of relics from the days of the Buffalo Soldiers, the Underground Railroad and other pivotal moments in black history. It's great for student and family groups.

3  Thank Leavenworth C
Reviewed July 23, 2015

A group of 30 visited after a trip to Fort Leavenworth. This is a place were kids come for tutoring in the lower level. On the second level, the front half has displays of African American history. The back half is a home that was...More

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