This 1880's Victorian house features elaborate handcrafted woodwork throughout the house, beautiful stained glass windows and elegant antiques from the Victorian era to the early 20th century. Guided tours are available. House are Tuesday - Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is charged.
1128 5th Avenue
Chapel of the veterans
This chapel was built in 1893 featuring architecture reminiscent of the early European cathedrals. In 1921, the chapel was listed in Ripley's "Believe It or Not" as the only church that simultaneously held Protestant and Catholic services. Appointments required for tours.
4010 S 4th Street (Dwight D. Eisenhower Veterans Affairs Medical Center Campus)
C. w. parker carousel
For more than a decade, visitors of all ages have enjoyed riding our restored 1913 carousel which was handcrafted here in Leavenworth by the "Carnival King", C.W. Parker. There is no admission fee to browse the two-story museum, but there is a charge to a guided tour and a carousel ride. Hours are Thursday - Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.
320 S Esplanade Street
first city museum
View an extensive collection of early Leavenworth frontier railroad and manufacturing industries artifacts, including buggies and cutters, Great Western stoves, even a large bank safe where Buffalo Bill Cody's father, Isaac, stored his gold dust! The museum also features carriages and two prison mock ups and memorabilia. Hours are Thursday 1 to 5 p.m. Admission is charged.
743 Delaware Street
Leavenworth Landing Park is a beautiful parkway along the Missouri River that commemorates the transportation modes that made Leavenworth the "Gateway to the West" in the 1850s, including riverboats, railroad, wagon escorts, outfitters, trails west and military roads. 3-Mile Creek Trail is open for biking, walking and running it adjoins Landing Park and runs to Haymarket Square. Both are open daily.
201 S Esplanade Street
Leavenworth County Courthouse
Leavenworth County recently renovated its 1911-1913 Classical Revival-style courthouse, including the addition of three interior murals painted by internationally-known local artists. One mural tells the story of "Bleeding Kansas," another depicts the story of Kansans' enduring struggle for freedom and the final one pays tribute to Kansas agriculture. Hours are Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
300 Walnut Street
Performing arts center
Placed on the National Register of Historic Places, this 1938 theater features the later phase of the Art Deco movement. Formerly the Hollywood Theater, this center was used to entertain the public on is silver screen for nearly 40 years. In 1977 it was donated to the city and now hosts live performances by the River City Community Players. Visit their website for their upcoming shows.
500 Delaware Street
richard allen cultural center & museum
Located across the street from the historic Bethel A.M.E. Church which was part of the Underground Railroad. The center is home to General Colin Powell memorabilia, relics of the Underground Railroad and Buffalo Soldier artifacts. It is the depository of a distinguished Black Dignity Portrait Collection of photographs from the 1800s to 1950s. Hours are from Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday by appointment. Admission charged.
412 Kiowa Street
locked in kansas - can you escape?
Can you escape? You have 60 minutes, time is ticking! Clocks, secret rooms, locks, maps, clues...you have assembled your top notch team of 4 to 10 players and you're ready to test your skills. There are themed rooms in which you will plan your escape. You will collect hidden assets and try to escape before your time runs out! Great for team building skills and just having fun!
501 Delaware Street, suite #13