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Leavenworth, Kansas

  • Performing Arts Center

    Performing Arts CenterPlaced on the National Register of Historic Places, this 1938 theatre is a wonderful architectural example of the later phase of the art Deco movement. Formally called the Hollywood Theater, th...
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Carroll Mansion

A visit to this museum is an experience into the past. You will enter a Victorian home finished in 1882. It features elaborate handcrafted woodwork throughout the house, beautiful stained glass windows and elegant antiques from the Victorian age era to the early 20th century.

Leavenworth, KS Museums

Eisenhower Dept. of Veterans Affairs Medical Cntr.

While visiting the Veterans Administration Center and its grounds, you will want to see the Chapel of Veteran's. The Chapel, built in 1893, features architecture reminiscent of the early European cathedrals. In 1921, this attraction was made famous in Ripley's "Believe It or Not"

Leavenworth, KS Historic Churches

Leavenworth Landing Park

Located on the Missouri River, the park revives one of the major river landing sites where boats loaded and unloaded travelers and freight. The design of the Leavenworth Landing Park focuses on the role of Leavenworth as the "Gateway to the West"

Leavenworth, KS Recreation

United States Penitentiary -

Leavenworth is best known for the "Federal Pen" or "Big House", which is now a medium-security prison. Construction of this historic prison began in 1897, with the first cell house opening in 1906. The Federal Penitentiary has been the home of Kansas City Boss Tom Pendergast, George "Machine Gun"

Leavenworth, KS Penitentiaries

First City Museum

The museum houses collections of early frontier memorabilia and artifacts including buggies and cutters manufactured in Leavenworth. There is also a mock-up of the United States Penitentiary, plus other prison memorabilia.

Leavenworth, KS Museums

Things to do near Leavenworth, KS

Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

This outdoor concert facility offers a great concert-going experience. No matter where you're sitting. From the lush lawn ...

Jester's Comedy Club

Kansas City's original stand-up comedy house, Stanford & Sons, has opened another venue in central Overland Park featuring th...

Merriam Marketplace

Merriam Marketplace is an award-winning outdoor covered farmers' market and event pavilion in the historic Merriam setting. H...