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Address: 937 W Walnut St, Independence, MO 64050-3646
Phone Number: +1 816-836-3466
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Inspirational and historical

If you are inclined to inspiration, as we were, this is a great place for a review of the history of the LDS pioneers during their brief stay in the area. Enthusiastic and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Lloyd B
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Tempe, Arizona
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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are inclined to inspiration, as we were, this is a great place for a review of the history of the LDS pioneers during their brief stay in the area. Enthusiastic and prepared missionaries tell the story well.

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Surprise, Arizona
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23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Very nice place and very friendly people. We had a guided tour of the history of the Mormon church, prosecution, movement, etc.

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Huntington Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is where you get the tickets for the Truman House. We were pressed for time but were sorry we could not stay for the film.

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Union, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Tour Guides are very knowledgeable of all the are LDS history. Had only intended to see Liberty Jail, but ended up at Far West Historic Site and the valley of Adam-ondi-Ahman. much of the exhibits are hand ons and very well done.

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Thank swso638
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Very friendly missionaries there to help you. Hands-on and audio/visual exhibits to learn about Mormon history in the region. Tours are guided. Clean, comfortable facilities.

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Kennewick, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

the volunteers were knowledgeable and helpful. We were short on time but felt that our needs were accommodated as well as possible

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Mesa, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Our family of six went here first thing, and we were put with a group of other families for a tour. The tour takes about 30-40 minutes and I learned a lot about the people that settled there. My teenagers also learned a lot. They had a room where kids could pretend to drive a covered wagon, and other activities.... More 

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Thank AZ_85203
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent presentation of history of LDS church in this area. Nice commentary on family. Very welcoming with nice presentations.

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Thank Faun H
Chico, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Like other church visitors centers, the LDS center in Independence has the same exhibits about church beliefs and doctrines, but then it branches out to share some of the history of LDS adherents in that area. Since Hubby and I both had ancestors who followed Joseph Smith to Jackson County, Missouri, we spent a couple of hours hearing about that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

A beautiful place to walk out of the world and feel peace, even if it's only for a while. The missionaries are so sweet and welcoming. It's a must see if you are visiting Independence!!

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