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Leila's Hair Museum

1333 S Noland Rd, Independence, MO 64055-1303
+1 816-833-2955
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Unusual place to visit! Leila is a wonderful story teller.

Looked on Tripadvisor for something to do before my flight home. Leila's had lots of stars and it... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
bevplay
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Denver, Colorado
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Chose to go to this museum as it was unusual. My sister in law and I didn't know what to expect... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
LucyH512
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Central Florida, Florida
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What's so unusual about this museum that displays antique jewelry and pictures? All items are made of human hair and are authentic antiques at least one hundred years old.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1333 S Noland Rd, Independence, MO 64055-1303
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+1 816-833-2955
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Looked on Tripadvisor for something to do before my flight home. Leila's had lots of stars and it was close to where I was staying. When I pulled into the lot I didn't know if it was open or not as there was 1 car...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Chose to go to this museum as it was unusual. My sister in law and I didn't know what to expect. The tour guide was very informative and knowledgeable about the subject matter and answered our questions. Very interesting history about hair that I didn't...More

1  Thank LucyH512
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

We visited Leilas Hair Museum because it sounded quirky and we were curious. Not only was it interesting but a good history lesson as well. There is so much significance to the hair weavings in terms of family histories. I highly recommend the tour and...More

1  Thank dixie C
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I didn't know what to expect when we stopped in on a road trip to Kansas city. The tour guide was personable and very informative. The collection is really impressive! Once she explained that prior to having photographs these art pieces were how family members...More

1  Thank tameria1963
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Since we were in Independence visiting the Truman Presidential museum, we thought we would check out other things in the area to do and this was one of them. Kind of hard to explain, but instead of pictures, people used hair to show the family...More

1  Thank mb2845
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Best place to go if you are done visiting Truman sites. Fantastic and historically knowledgeable owner. You will never visit any other place like it!

1  Thank pb625
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We found this place when we Google "weird places to visit in KC". We were blown away. It was $15 per person. There was a senior rate of $2.50 off. The tour was 45 minutes. There is so much history in this museum. I had...More

Thank Miata P
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I was part of a group that was on a cross country road trip when someone mentioned a hair museum nearby. Most of us were pretty skeptical of such a place but we decided to check it out and we are so glad we did....More

1  Thank RP523
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

I knew that they did rings,and watch fobs of hair of loved ones that had pasted buyt did not know that it was also something given as a present wife's hair to husband as a wedding gift.

Thank Sherie C
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Pics from dead people's hair may kinda freak some people out, but this is so cool. It's a lost art, & the works are a.m.a.z.i.n.g. By the sound of it, it doesn't necessarily sound that interesting, but if you're interested in the history/lifestyles of generations...More

Thank Curlytop72
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