• Fort Parade Ground and Officers Quarters as seen from Guardhouse

    Fort Scott

    National Historic Site Kansas

Guided Tours

  • Guided tours are available year round for groups by advance arrangement as staffing permits..
  • Guided tours should be reserved three weeks in advance. For reservations, call (620) 223-0310.
  • Groups of larger than 50 may be divided.
  • Allow one hour for the guided tour.
  • Guided tours are offered to the public during the summer months, Call ahead for tour times..

Did You Know?

Reenactors portraying the First Kansas Colored at a Civil War Encampment at Fort Scott in April of 2003

Kansas was the first Union state to recruit, muster, train and send African American soldiers into combat during the Civil War. The First Kansas Colored Infantry mustered in at Fort Scott, Kansas on January 13, 1863. The unit compiled a proud combat record during the war.