Fort Scott, Kansas

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Fort Scott, Kansas, USA

Attractions in Fort Scott, Kansas

Amusements

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Fort Scott National Cemetery
    900 East National Avenue, Fort Scott, KS 66701
    620-223-2840, 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
    P.O. Box 918, Fort Scott, KS 66701
    Located in Downtown Fort Scott
    620-223-0310, 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
    20 South Washington, Iola, KS 66749
    620-365-3051, 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
    6th Avenue & Highway US 59, Garnett, KS 66032
    785-867-2966, 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
    205 East Madison, Iola, KS 66749
    620-365-4765, Internationally known cultural attractions scheduled year round. more info

  • Gordon Parks Center Museum/Center, The
    2108 South Horton Street, Fort Scott, KS 66701
    Fort Scott Community College
    620-223-2700, 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
    14 South Washington, Iola, KS 66749
    620-365-3051, Features memorabilia of Medal of Honor recipient. more info  map

  • Old Allen County Jail Museum
    203 North Jefferson, Iola, KS 66749
    620-365-3051, 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
    125 West 4th Avenue, Garnett, KS 66032
    Located in the Garnett Public Library
    785-448-3388, 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
    1010 Park Avenue, Fort Scott, KS 66701
    620-223-0550, 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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