Arts & Museums
Watkins Community Museum of History
1047 Massachusetts Street
Lawrence, Kansas 66044
Operated by the Douglas County Historical Society, the Watkins Community Museum of History is housed in the former Land Mortgage Company and Watkins National Band, a Richardson Romanesque-style building constructed in the 1880's. Open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, the Watkins Community Museum of History has an extensive historical photograph collection and exhibits relating to Douglas County, Kansas.