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Precious Moments Park

4321 S Chapel Rd, Carthage, MO 64836-8850
+1 800-543-7975
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A beautiful place to visit

We have stopped here several times when we are passing through. The gardens are beautiful... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
SharonEssexville
,
Essexville
Unexpected Extraordinary Experience

We were familiar with Precious Moments figurines but never collected them or know their history. We... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Elaine D
,
Newnan, Georgia
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A 6,400-square-foot sanctuary containing 52 Biblical murals.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“gift shop” (44 reviews)
“stained glass” (15 reviews)
“sam butcher” (21 reviews)
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4321 S Chapel Rd, Carthage, MO 64836-8850
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+1 800-543-7975
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"gift shop"
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"stained glass"
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"sam butcher"
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"beautiful chapel"
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"bell tower"
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"beautiful place to visit"
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"chicken strips"
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"welcome center"
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"talented man"
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"guided tour"
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"visitor center"
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"worth the trip"
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"for sale"
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"collector"
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"figurines"
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

We have stopped here several times when we are passing through. The gardens are beautiful, although at this time of year there is not too much in bloom. The gift shop has a nice assortment of precious things to purchase. The ladies working in the...More

1  Thank SharonEssexville
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We were familiar with Precious Moments figurines but never collected them or know their history. We do now! ... and it is inspiring and touching. Plan to spend some time here and take in some of the stories behind Sam Butcher and his family.

2  Thank Elaine D
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

A nice surprise. My wife has been collecting Precious Moments figurines for 30+ years. We are glad we could walk through this wonderful chapel and park to learn more about Sam Butcher’s inspiration for his famous figurines.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I'm sorry to say this but the whole place seems well out-of-date and a total time warp. The restaurant was closed and had been for quite some time. The gift shop was just average and nothing special. Gardens were beautiful.

Thank Schanuzer
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We were told about this place from a friend. But by the time we found it it was closed. And that's no easy task. It's WAY off the road. But we did get pictures of the fountain. And they were beautiful.

Thank Queenie1956
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

It has been about 16 years since the last time we visited this place. The last time we was there, there was a tram ride to tour the grounds and Fountain of Angels show. These two things appear to be gone now. The Bell Tower...More

Thank Dan H
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

WOW!!! You know how precious moments are expensive? Well this is where the money is going. This place is huge!! The gardens are beautiful. The chapel is gorgeous. It is very religious which can make for some awkwardness. It is also amazing to see how...More

1  Thank Princeton1212
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

I visited the Precious Moments Chapel shortly after it was built (almost 30 years ago!) and, having some time available today, I thought that the wife would like to see the entire place. Thankfully, we were not on a tight time frame so we could...More

1  Thank steversjunk2016
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This is what happens when one man's vision turns into a reality. Guided by inspiration and desire this man built a company and a complex that has touched many people's hearts and souls. This is a great place to reflect on life and count our...More

Thank Dana W
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Sam Butcher inspired art in every detail, fountains, buildings, and paintings similar to Michelangelo. Great for all ages, with very thoughtful presentations to capture the hearts of children.

1  Thank bob r
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Linda M
20 January 2018|
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
Website says hours for Chapel in June are 9:00 to 5:00. Best to check Website for updates and other facilities
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JGanote
8 October 2017|
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Response from HunBabe | Reviewed this property |
There was a restaurant inside the complex with a limited menu (think burgers) and hours. Unsure of the hours of operation on the chapels.
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Athenia I
17 August 2017|
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Response from momnmaine | Reviewed this property |
No, u don't get any free Precious Moments stuff. You need to buy things from gift shop. Tour is free. Food good prices I think.
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