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Miss Laura's Social Club

2 N B St, Fort Smith, AR 72901-1126
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Gorgeous old bordello. Now visitor center.

Gorgeous old bordello. Tours with wonderfully friendly employees. The stained glass windows were... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ladyme1
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Portland, Maine
Great For History Buffs

Our guide was very energetic and took time to answer questions and give us all the history she... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kevin H
,
Mansfield, Texas
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2 N B St, Fort Smith, AR 72901-1126
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"great tour"
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"local attractions"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Gorgeous old bordello. Tours with wonderfully friendly employees. The stained glass windows were impressive. One of them is an original. We went to get ideas of things to do in the area and stayed to explore the house.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide was very energetic and took time to answer questions and give us all the history she knew. Our group was very pleased with the tour.

Thank Kevin H
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

If you are planning a visit to Ft. Smith, make Miss Laura’s Social Club your first stop. It is the official Visitor’s Center for Ft. Smith and they have numerous brochures, maps, etc available to help you plan your visit. But the best part is...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Took the kids for some history lessons! This place is a great experience. Tells the history of the house among other interesting sites. Check it out!

Thank Charles D
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

We were traveling with a motor coach tour and "Miss Laura's Social Club" / Visitors Center was our first stop in Fort Smith. We were cordially greeted by "Miss Laura" (Carolyn Joyce). She gave us a tour of the Bawdy House and an overview of...More

Thank Duane B
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Restore house is used a visitor's center but was a brothel. Tours are given about the history of the time. Gives a different perspective into the history of the area. Not your usual place to visit. tour is free, but donations are requested.

Thank tmw24
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I love that this used to be a brothel. Fort Smith definitely has a sense of humor to put their welcoming visitor center in what was a house of ill repute. Great history...if only those walls could talk. Super nice volunteers too.

Thank Karen L
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Miss Laura, in full costume, gave fun and informative tour of brothel that is listed on National Register of Historic Places. Also enjoyed a catered meln in the evening with a short show to end the evening. Exiting to bus, we encountered another group of...More

Thank MO8ball
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

If you're in Fort Smith don't miss this one great place to go even the older kids liked it and the young adults lots of information I can tell you all about this place and the places around the total history of Fort Smith great...More

Thank Randy V
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

I took a friend of mine here for the first time as she was very interested in seeing this historic site and had never heard of it. We arrived on a Sunday 1 hr before they closed. Upon entering we were greeted well enough and...More

Thank Vittore G
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wharris142018
29 January 2018|
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Response from Charles D | Reviewed this property |
Think they are open 9-4 M-F, not sure about weekend times!
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