Watkins Community Museum of History

(785) 841-4109
1047 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044
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Exhibits on Quantrill's Raid-the Lawrence Massacre of 1863, Civil War, Bleeding Kansas; Underground Railroad; James Naismith, Father of Basketball; Phog Allen; Milburn electric car, etc. CD - Virtual Reality showing of the history of Kansas. Hands on history room for children--Native-American cart, Civil War clothes, Underground Railroad video. Museum also contains a research library/archives with over 10,000 photos as well as family history and genealogy resources.

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World War I Living History at the Watkins

April 28, 2017 Lawrence Map it

Bring the family to the opening celebration of our upcoming exhibit, "Answering the Call: Lawrence’s WWI Soldiers and... Learn more

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