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The main feature of the Buford M. Watson, Jr Park is the Lawrence Outdoor Aquatic Center. In addition to this swimming center, the park also has playgrounds, barbecue grills and picnic areas, and an old fashioned steam locomotive on display.
With fossils from 85 million years ago, a live insect collection, and several other collections, the Museum of Natural History may worth the while for both adults and children, presenting to them the life of the planet.
The University Theatre at the University of Kansas is home to both a traditional and black box theatre. Performances are offered by the University's theatre department throughout the academic year, and the community comes together for a summer show.
Offering automatic scoring and a smoke-free environment, Royal Crest Lanes features 40 lanes of bowling with shoe rental. It also has arcade game machines and is available for both birthday and corporate events with food and drink available.
KU Natural History Museum studies the life of the planet for the benefit of the Earth and its inhabitants. The Museum uses acquisition, curation, study of collections of plants, animals, fossil material and cultural artifacts for academic and public education.
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In honor of its namesake, the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics is dedicated as a non-partisan forum for discussion and leadership training for public service. Featuring memorabilia from Dole's years of public service as well as a theater and interactive exhibits.