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Miss Laura's Social Club

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Address: 2 North B Street, Fort Smith, AR 72901
Phone Number: 479-928-5990
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Sun 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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A Must See!

This is the Fort Smith Visitor's Center, but it is so very much more!! Full of history and the volunteers and more than happy to share all that history with you. It was at one... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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BRANPLB
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the Fort Smith Visitor's Center, but it is so very much more!! Full of history and the volunteers and more than happy to share all that history with you. It was at one time an actual brothel along with 5 other houses on the same street and you can learn all the information about the madams and ladies... More 

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Webb City, Missouri
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Not your typical visitor center! Miss Laura made this stop! I can't rave enough about all Miss Laura did to make our day trip to a Fort Smith a complete success. I will definitely take my group back for another trip.

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Thank Gillmoregirlsmom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Great tour, the ladies here gave an awesome tour as a little get away from our conference. Enjoyed all the history that I learned here.

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Bartlesville, OK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The only bordello on the National Register of Historical places. Very interesting building and history that is now the visitors center. Tours are available and can be completed in a very short period of time. There are no admission fees and there is a lot of information for other historical sites in Fort Smith. The building has been tastefully restored... More 

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Mc Calla, Alabama
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178 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

This is an old building that housed a brothel at one time. The building has been restored and serves as a welcome center for Fort Smith. Tours are given by volunteers at the welcome center and they give the bawdy history of the bordello. It has been lovingly restored and is furnished with period antiques (a few pieces are actually... More 

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Sittingbourne, England, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Lovingly restored this is the last remaining bordello in Fort Smith. Run by volunteers the guided tour takes you back to the days it was a working establishment. Clearly the guides have a passion for their work and are very knowledgeable. We had great fun with our guide even when I tried to exchange my token. (If you go you'll... More 

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Staley, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We visited the visitors' center in Fort Smith which happens to be an original brothel belonging to Miss Laura. The house was filled with beautiful and amazing items showing some of history's events. Our tour guide was great and knew the history well of the old house.

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Miss Laura's Social Club was on a brothel in Fort Smith, Arkansas, just over the border from Oklahoma. They have maintained this house throughout the years and have furniture from its "heydey." Ever wondered about those chairs with sideways backs? Well, they'll explain those to you as well. Historical site.

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Shawnee, Kansas
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

We stopped in here for a quick tour and we were treated to an amazing history lesson. We had a wonderful tour guide named Virginia. She gave us such a vivid description of the house and the people that lived there that it was easy to imagine the house on a busy night. She also directed us to other places... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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189 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

A surprisingly historical structure in a surprisingly historical city. Visiting Miss Laura's Social Club is the perfect start to any tour of Fort Smith. The signage in Fort Smith will easily guide you to the area of the Information Center (Miss Laura's). Unfortunately, once in the right area, things get confusing. The signage followed along the streets are quite clear... More 

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