Fort Scott, Kansas

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Fort Scott, Kansas, USA

Attractions in Fort Scott, Kansas


Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Fort Scott National Cemetery 620-223-2840
    900 East National Avenue, Fort Scott, KS 66701
    Open daily from dawn until dusk, Fort Scott National Cemetery is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. More than 15 Native American soldiers, privates in... more info

  • Fort Scott National Historic Site 620-223-0310
    P.O. Box 918, Fort Scott, KS 66701
    Located in Downtown Fort Scott
    Built to protect the permanent Indian frontier and used from 1842 to 1873, Fort Scott National Historic Site includes 20 historic structures, 11 of which are open to the... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Allen County Historical Museum 620-365-3051
    20 South Washington, Iola, KS 66749
    Discover a collection of photographs, clothing and other historical articles pertaining to the history of Iola and Allen County. more info  map

  • Anderson County Museum 785-867-2966
    6th Avenue & Highway US 59, Garnett, KS 66032
    An interesting collection of artifacts depicting the rich history of the area. Includes a libarary room, home room, school room, military & lodge room, farm room,... more info

  • Bowlus Fine Arts Center 620-365-4765
    205 East Madison, Iola, KS 66749
    Internationally known cultural attractions scheduled year round. more info

  • Gordon Parks Center Museum/Center, The 620-223-2700
    2108 South Horton Street, Fort Scott, KS 66701
    Fort Scott Community College
    With the mission to celebrate the life and work of Gordon Parks, the Museum features several of Gordon Parks' photographs, including American Gothic, Tuskegee Airmen,... more info

  • Major General Frederick Funston Museum 620-365-3051
    14 South Washington, Iola, KS 66749
    Features memorabilia of Medal of Honor recipient. more info  map

  • Old Allen County Jail Museum 620-365-3051
    203 North Jefferson, Iola, KS 66749
    1869 Jail- National Register of Historic Places. Tours: May 1 - Sept 30, 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Tues-Sat. more info  map

  • Walker Art Gallery 785-448-3388
    125 West 4th Avenue, Garnett, KS 66032
    Located in the Garnett Public Library
    Art dealer, Maynard Walker, donated works of art to the library to establish this wonderful gallery as a tribute to his mother. The gallery features works of 20th... more info

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Fisher Park 620-223-4360
    The 17-acre Fisher Park features two lighted ball fields, a swimming pool, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, picnic tables, and playground equipment. Summer... more info  map

  • Gunn Park 620-223-0550
    1010 Park Avenue, Fort Scott, KS 66701
    Four enclosed shelters with electricity and water, three open shelters, 14 camping sites with electricity and water, summer paddleboat and canoe rentals, several... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Trolly Tours 620-223-3566
    Step aboard "Dolly the Trolley" and enjoy a 50-minute narrated ride through historic Fort Scott. Fort Scott National Historic Site, the National Cemetery, beautiful... more info  map


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