Watkins Museum of History

  • 1047 Massachusetts St. Lawrence, KS 66044
  • 785-841-4109
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Upcoming

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The Great War at 100: The KU WWI Centennial Commemoration

Friday, August 26
7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Free Community

Ongoing

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A Stitch in Time: Lawrence History through Textiles

Every Tuesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Museums

A Stitch in Time: Lawrence History through Textiles

Every Wednesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Museums

A Stitch in Time: Lawrence History through Textiles

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Museums

A Stitch in Time: Lawrence History through Textiles

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Museums

A Stitch in Time: Lawrence History through Textiles

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Museums

Bleeding Kansas-era exhibits

Every Tuesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Art

Bleeding Kansas-era exhibits

Every Wednesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Art

Bleeding Kansas-era exhibits

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 8 p.m. N/A Art

Bleeding Kansas-era exhibits

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Art

Bleeding Kansas-era exhibits

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Art

"Celebrating 75 Years ... Of Tools: From Workbench to Kitchen"

Every Tuesday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Free Museums

"Celebrating 75 Years ... Of Tools: From Workbench to Kitchen"

Every Wednesday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Free Museums

"Celebrating 75 Years ... Of Tools: From Workbench to Kitchen"

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Free Museums

"Celebrating 75 Years ... Of Tools: From Workbench to Kitchen"

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Free Museums

"Celebrating 75 Years ... Of Tools: From Workbench to Kitchen"

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Free Museums

Civil War Fashion Show Workshops

Every Thursday
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. N/A Teens

Days of the Dead

Every Tuesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Art

Days of the Dead

Every Wednesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Art

Days of the Dead

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Free Art

Days of the Dead

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Art

Days of the Dead

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Art

December Music Series

Every Saturday
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. N/A Museums

Depression-era Lawrence

Every Tuesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Museums

Depression-era Lawrence

Every Wednesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Museums

Depression-era Lawrence

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 8 p.m. N/A Museums

Depression-era Lawrence

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Museums

Depression-era Lawrence

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Museums

DIY Series: Caring for Your Historic Home

Every Saturday
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. $5 Community

Hidden Slaves, Hidden History in honor of Juneteenth

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Community

Hidden Slaves, Hidden History Temporary Exhibit at the Watkins Museum of History

Every Sunday
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Free Education

Hidden Slaves, Hidden History Temporary Exhibit at the Watkins Museum of History

Every Tuesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Education

Hidden Slaves, Hidden History Temporary Exhibit at the Watkins Museum of History

Every Wednesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Education

Hidden Slaves, Hidden History Temporary Exhibit at the Watkins Museum of History

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Free Education

Hidden Slaves, Hidden History Temporary Exhibit at the Watkins Museum of History

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Education

Hidden Slaves, Hidden History Temporary Exhibit at the Watkins Museum of History

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Education

"Hugh Cameron: Tree Hermit, Philosopher, and Civil War Veteran"

Every Tuesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Museums

"Hugh Cameron: Tree Hermit, Philosopher, and Civil War Veteran"

Every Wednesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Museums

"Hugh Cameron: Tree Hermit, Philosopher, and Civil War Veteran"

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Free Museums

"Hugh Cameron: Tree Hermit, Philosopher, and Civil War Veteran"

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Museums

"Hugh Cameron: Tree Hermit, Philosopher, and Civil War Veteran"

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Museums

Knowledge Grows: Student Experiences in the Smart Choices Garden

Every Tuesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Art

Knowledge Grows: Student Experiences in the Smart Choices Garden

Every Wednesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Art

Knowledge Grows: Student Experiences in the Smart Choices Garden

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Art

Knowledge Grows: Student Experiences in the Smart Choices Garden

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Art

Knowledge Grows: Student Experiences in the Smart Choices Garden

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Art

"More Than a Game: Basketball and Community Spirit."

Every Tuesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Art

"More Than a Game: Basketball and Community Spirit."

Every Wednesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Art

"More Than a Game: Basketball and Community Spirit."

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Art

"More Than a Game: Basketball and Community Spirit."

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Art

"More Than a Game: Basketball and Community Spirit."

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Art

Olympic Games Wednesdays

Every Wednesday
10 a.m. - noon Free Activities

"Quilts of the 1930s and 1940s"

Every Tuesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Museums

"Quilts of the 1930s and 1940s"

Every Wednesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Museums

"Quilts of the 1930s and 1940s"

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Free Museums

"Quilts of the 1930s and 1940s"

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Museums

"Quilts of the 1930s and 1940s"

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Museums

Ragtime Piano Rehearsal / Jam Session

Every Saturday
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Free Music

Ragtime Piano Rehearsal / Jam Session

Every Saturday
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Free Music

Ragtime Piano Rehearsal / Jam Session

Every Saturday
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Free Music

Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo

Every Saturday
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Music

Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo

Every Saturday
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Community

Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo

Every Saturday
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Community

Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo

Every Saturday
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Community

Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo

Every Saturday
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Community

Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo

Every Saturday
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Music

Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo

Every Saturday
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Music

Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo

Every Saturday
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Music

Saturday Afternoon Ragtime

Every Saturday
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Music

Saturday Afternoon Ragtime

Every Saturday
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Music

Summer Game Series

Every Wednesday
11 a.m. - noon N/A Activities

Summer Games Series

Every Wednesday
10:30 a.m. - noon N/A Children

Summer Games Through the Decades

Every Wednesday
10:30 a.m. - noon Free Activities

"Those Who Came Before Us: Mexican Americans in Kansas, 1900-1950"

Every Tuesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Museums

"Those Who Came Before Us: Mexican Americans in Kansas, 1900-1950"

Every Wednesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Museums

"Those Who Came Before Us: Mexican Americans in Kansas, 1900-1950"

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Free Museums

"Those Who Came Before Us: Mexican Americans in Kansas, 1900-1950"

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Museums

"Those Who Came Before Us: Mexican Americans in Kansas, 1900-1950"

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Museums

Vietnam: Healing a Nation's Wounds

Every Tuesday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m. N/A Community

Vietnam: Healing a Nation's Wounds

Every Wednesday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m. N/A Community

Vietnam: Healing a Nation's Wounds

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 9 p.m. N/A Community

Vietnam: Healing a Nation's Wounds

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m. N/A Community

Vietnam: Healing a Nation's Wounds

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A Community

Vintage gift-wrapping fundraiser

Every Saturday
noon - 4 p.m. N/A Community

Warm Up at the Watkins: December Music Series and Family Day

Every Saturday
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Free Community

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