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Address: 8010 E Park Rd, Lee's Summit, MO 64015
Phone Number:
+1 816-229-8980
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Tue - Sat 09:00 - 16:30
Description:

Replica of an early Missouri town.

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A look at frontier Missouri circa 1855

Missouri Town consists of log cabins and buildings moved from different locations in Missouri to Lee's Summit to preserve history that would otherwise have been lost. We visited... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
Shamrocker52
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Kansas
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Grain Valley, Missouri
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We go out there several times year! The Park's and Rec people put out a wonderful agenda of things happening out there. We have seen sheep sheering, fall festivities, square dancing, and other activites that they have out there. We love to walk the place when the weather is nice, It's worth the small price you pay to enter.

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Thank carolpovolish
Kansas
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38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

This visit could not have been better! Each building was decorated for Christmas and a person in period costume provided background and information on the decor and timeframe. Hot cider, friendship tea, ginger cookies, and sugar cookies were a yummy treat. Live animals were accessible to pet and craftsmen shared knowledge of their trades. A small entry fee helps this... More 

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Thank AKChickatHeart
Kansas
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39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Missouri Town consists of log cabins and buildings moved from different locations in Missouri to Lee's Summit to preserve history that would otherwise have been lost. We visited on a Tuesday and were virtually the only visitors there. We later found out that Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays are often busy with school groups visiting the town. Other than the church... More 

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1 Thank Shamrocker52
Lees Summit, Missouri, United States
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Realistic depiction of past times. Very educational. Interactive activities. Friendly staff and people dressed in historical outfits. Lots of fun for kids and adults as well.

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1 Thank Mary G
Peculiar, Missouri
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I met some friends at Missouri Town. It was during one of their "special" events. If you are looking for rides, arts and crafts to purchase this probably is not the place for you. (although they do have a horse drawn ride and things you can purchase in their gift shop at the entrance) I arrived before my friends, as... More 

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a great little community-like "town" of old homes, a blacksmith, and much more that reflects the lives of our not-too-distant ancestors. It affords an up close and personal view of life in those days of 1855. I attended during an Autumn celebration where they were making apple butter and more. In my 60s I saw my first ox... More 

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Lees Summit, Mo, USA
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had not visited in a long time and decided to stop by on a Wednesday late morning. We almost had the site to ourselves which was kind of nice. A volunteer, in period dress, was caring for the sheep that were roaming at will and gave us a lot of background on the animals, buildings, etc. very nice. As... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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62 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

This jewel at Lake Jacomo is a wonderful way of immersing yourself in 1800's Missouri. On any given weekend you can wander, attend a class at a 1 room school, visit a kitchen, see a buffalo and enjoy a wonderful day outdoors. This is what Silver Dollar City was 30 years ago.

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Lenexa, Kansas
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Being a photographer, I have been going to Missouri Town 1855 for many years and still enjoy the experience. Especially enjoy days like July 4th when the town comes alive with re-enactors that bring the 1800's back to life. Great place to visit off-season for quiet strolls through the grounds.

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1 Thank Dave A
Omaha, Nebraska
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This isn't a large display, but it is well kept and the staff was very friendly and informative. Don't forget that the entry you pay helps preserve the buildings and grounds. Make sure to stop by and say hi to Holly and Molly. They love a good scratch behind their ears.

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