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Address: 4321 Chapel Road, Carthage, MO 64836
Phone Number: 800-543-7975
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Activities: Leisure education
Description: A 6,400-square-foot sanctuary containing 52 Biblical murals.

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Plenty of cuteness

This was a great place for the kids to stretch their legs. The weather was sunny so everyone enjoyed walking the grounds and looking at all the statues. The chapel is a great work... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Mary A
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This was a great place for the kids to stretch their legs. The weather was sunny so everyone enjoyed walking the grounds and looking at all the statues. The chapel is a great work of art. The gift shop, of course, isn't the most kid friendly because there are hundreds of figurines, but the rest of the place wasn't bad.... More 

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Poteau, Oklahoma
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A creation of artist Samuel J. Butcher as a gift to God, recognizing the many blessings given by God. The chapel has many scenes depicting the life of Jesus, painted and stained glass. The surrounding area is wonderful also. We loved it again!!!

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Wife and I took a slight detour on the way back from Branson. I hadn't read about this but my wife did so I came in unknowing what to expect. Toured the chapel with the guide. She did an excellent job in explaining all the paintings and stain glass windows. Tour was free so you can't beat that and I'm... More 

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Kansas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My sister visiting from Las Vegas. Looking for places that might interest those not from the area. As I live only 45 minutes away thought it would be a great short day trip. She (we) were not disappointed in our visit here. Took the tour of the chapel and grounds. Just wondered around enjoying the view from the back of... More 

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Lindstrom, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Our group of 50 had a free Chapel Tour to see Sam Butcher's 84 hand-painted tributes to heaven, the 30 stained glass windows, beautiful carved doors, bronze panels and more. Our guide told us stories of those who touched the artist's heart, and they are celebrating their 25th anniversary this year. One can find Precious Moments figurines, dolls, and special... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Really neat if you like Precious Moment dolls and collectables. We were able to attend a Holiday lighting ceremony at the Chapel which was very nice.

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Carthage, Missouri
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Precious Moments is a unique place to visit and take in the artistic talents of the painter. The chapel is very attractive and the overall atmosphere calming and peaceful. Something a person should take in to get the feel of all God has done for us.

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76 reviews 76 reviews
22 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

An amazing display of the work of Samuel Butcher. And it is ongoing!! You might find Mr. Butcher there working!! We heard about this chapel from relatives and so being in the area, we took time out. There were very few there so we could take our time and had a guided tour of the chapel. Amazing work and everything... More 

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Sherborn, Massachusetts
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38 reviews 38 reviews
37 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Precious Moments Chapel is a big draw for Carthage, MO. I’m not a big fan of the little big eyed angel statues, but was willing to give it a try. Plus it’s free, they have boxes set up for donations. The chapel and grounds are lovely. I was surprised at the length of the walk from the entrance to the... More 

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

So you see my high rating and I want to get some of the possible star takers out of the way first. This is a VERY Christian place. I am not religious. I take personal pride in my ability to avoid most group-think. But I do not take offense from religious folks. Precious Moments is built around drawings of little... More 

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