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 41 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. Created by Central Plains Region of the National Archives.

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