Exhibits explore the evolution of freedom and encourage visitation to other related sites in FFNHA.


Mon-Fri 9am-4pm; Please enter through Vermont Street doors. Closed on these holidays: New Year's, Martin Luther King, Memorial, Independence, Labor, Thanksgiving and the day after, Christmas Eve, Christmas and the day after

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200 W 9th Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone: 785-856-3040

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AC / Heating
Group Meeting Room
Group Tours
Wheel Chair Accessible

Explore Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area exhibit that depicts the major themes of Freedom's Frontier including the stories of pre-settlement and settlement, Border War, and the enduring struggle for freedom. Feel the emotion and understand the meaning behind the word freedom. Begin your tour of the federally designated 4- county national heritage area in eastern Kansas and western Missouri.

And don't miss the Kansas-Nebraska Act Exhibit, where you can delve into this historic and controversial piece of legislation and follow its consequences for the Kansas-Missouri border. The exhibit was created by Central Plains Region of the National Archives.

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