Carnegie Building

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. The exhibit was created by Central Plains Region of the National Archives.

Contact Information

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