On Two Fronts: Kansans Fighting the Great War

Watkins Museum of History 1047 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS, United States

In this special three-part exhibit, audiences will encounter the harrowing experiences of Kansans in WWI using first-hand accounts, artifacts, and interactives. The ticketed experience features the traveling exhibit, Life in the Trenches, developed by the Smoky Hill Museum in Salina, KS, with two additional artifact-rich exhibits, How the War Was Told: Propaganda in WWI and Roll of Honor: The […]

$10

Underground Railroad Bus Tour

Watkins Museum of History 1047 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS, United States

IMPORTANT UPDATE: All seats have been reserved. Add your name to the waiting list here. Part of the¬†Lawrence Juneteenth Celebration: a new bus tour developed by the Watkins Museum of History. Join us as we travel to three historic sites in Lawrence and learn stories of heroism and tragedy from Lawrence's early days as an […]

Free

Lawrence 1933 Walking Tour

Watkins Museum of History 1047 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS, United States

What was it like living in Lawrence during the New Deal and the Great Depression? As we celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Douglas County Historical Society, we invite you to join us on a journey of historical discovery down Mass Street. Experience events and businesses in downtown Lawrence during a fascinating era! Tickets are […]

Film Screening: “1917”

Lawrence Arts Center 940 New Hampshire St., Lawrence, Kansas

Join us at the Lawrence Arts Center for a screening of the critically acclaimed film 1917. SCHEDULE 12:30 pm | Doors Open 1 pm | Opening Remarks from Watkins Museum of History 1:15 pm | Showtime ADMISSION Tickets are $5 Ticket holders will be eligible for $5 member's rate tickets to the Watkins Museum exhibition On […]

$5