Scavenger Hunt Saturdays!

A great activity for kids up to age 10. Every Saturday at the Watkins is Scavenger Hunt Saturday: Drop by the museum to search for objects around the building and […]


Watkins Building Print Contest!

Enter for a chance to win a piece of Lawrence history! This framed blueprint of the Watkins Building was created by the Historic American Buildings Survey ca. 1960-1975. The framed […]

Watkins Summer Games!

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

Watkins Summer Games are back! Every Wednesday in June and July, bring your kids age 10 and under to the museum for super fun games, crafts, and dances. The theme […]


African Americans in Oak Hill Cemetery

Oak Hill Cemetery 1605 Oak Hill Ave, Lawrence, Kansas

Jeanne Klein will lead a walking tour of prominent African Americans buried in old Section 5 at Oak Hill Cemetery. Sites will include civil rights advocates, attorneys, policemen, business owners, […]

Civil War on the Border

The 29th annual Civil War on the Border series will occur August 23 through 25 in Lawrence. This year's theme is the Civil War in art. We'll have special exhibits, […]