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Precious Moments Park

4321 Chapel Road, Carthage, MO 64836
800-543-7975
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Ranked #3 of 14 attractions in Carthage
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Art Museums, Performances, Parks, Specialty Shops, Tours
Activities: Leisure education
Description: A 6,400-square-foot sanctuary containing 52 Biblical murals.
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Sioux City, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

I'm not really a huge fan of Precious Moments, but I had heard about the chapel years ago from my boss and then again recently from one of the maintenance men where I work. I was going to visit the Civil War park at Carthage, but had to change plans thanks to a thunderstorm. I am very glad I took... More

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Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were in Carthage as a stopover for a long road trip. When I discovered the chapel we decided to drop by and check it out since we were nearby. I'd say a max of 1-2 hours is all you need to visit unless you are a die-hard Precious Moments fan. First portion is the gift shop and cafe area... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stopped by with 2 of our grandkids (ages 6 & 9). My husband and I had been here several yrs ago. We didnt plan to ever return because we arent collectors or into the PM dolls or figurines. We thought our grand daughter might enjoy it though. A lot of improvements since we were here last. The grounds are... More

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Paynesville, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We stopped because my oldest collects PM. It was a nice place to stop and visit on our way through Missouri. The chapel was beautiful, as we're the grounds. Staff all over was nice and friendly and helpful. It was a great place to make a few memories with my daughter's.

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San Antonio, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We traveled from Branson, our vacation base, to Carthage on Tuesday, June 18th, to visit the chapel, grounds, museum, and gift shop. My mom and dad had been previously and purchased a memorial brick for a grand daughter (my niece) who passed away quite young. My mother collected these figurines throughout my childhood and teen years and I remember them... More

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Riverside, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I was touched more than I expected at the artistic expressions of the Bible in the chapel. Be sure to get there for the short tour (at the top of every hour) so you can hear about the details that went into his paintings.

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Our entire family loved it here. Very peaceful and the chapel is just breathtaking. I recommend a visit if you are in the area.

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Kansas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Remember going here as a child and returned now as an adult with my own family. Loved sharing it with them. Not near as busy as it use to be, but just as beautiful!

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Joplin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This park is free, but, please, for the upkeep, please plan to 'donate' some money towards it. It is beautiful. (It will stay beautiful with your choice of donations) We went many years ago and this time brought our children (young teens) for their first time to see it. We all enjoyed it. We will go back. Many new things... More

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Miami, Oklahoma
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We have been here before but love to return when we can. Just walking around the manicured gardens and taking in the free tours, what a wonderful way to spend a day. Love it , love it... Oh did I say "I Love It There?"

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