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Precious Moments Park

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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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Only Really a "Must-See" If You're Into It

We stopped at the Precious Moments Park as a tribute to my Grandmother, who passed away a couple of years ago. She collected Precious Moments and had always wanted to visit the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
abartok27
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Dewittville, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

The ONLY good thing I can say about this is that it was free. The whole concept us so sickly sweet that I needed insulin. The decore was filled with cartoon cherubs, including reinterpreted bible stories, using those same cartoon cherubs as characters. The operation is clearly profitable, but I cannot imagine why.

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Beckley
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Grounds beautiful and well maintained, but the eyes on all those creepy children was just too much. Couldn't get out fast enough.

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Dewittville, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

We stopped at the Precious Moments Park as a tribute to my Grandmother, who passed away a couple of years ago. She collected Precious Moments and had always wanted to visit the park. It is a beautiful area, and nicely landscaped with Precious Moments statues every which way. The chapel was quite the hike from the main building! However, the... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

The chapel is not to be missed. Sam is a great artist and his paintings of biblical scenes are not to be missed. Included in the Chapel are some facts about the artist and his family and this just adds to the charm of the Chapel. The grounds were beautiful and well kept. The visitor center is an attraction in... More 

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Altamont, Kansas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We met our friends, our former Pastor and his wife, there May 16, 2015. We ate in the Royalty Bakery and Cafe. We had the nicest waitress, Lorene. She was very attentive annd pleasant, took our orders and brought our drinks and food promptly. After we ate, we toured the grounds, went to the chapel which was very peaceful, serene,... More 

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Whitehouse, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The setting for this attraction is beautiful. The chapel is extraordinary. You do not have to even be a fan of the Precious Moments to enjoy a visit. However, if you are a collector of this figurines, a visit is a must.

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Ulverston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This is very different from any chapel in the UK. The frescos are childlike but very well done. Th guide who took us round was excellent and really knew her subject. The chapel was not to my taste but one has to admire the sentiment and the talent of its creator.

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Portland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Entry is free although there is a book store and small café to spend some money if you like. The small chapel is a work of love and is very respectfully done with Precious Moments characters showing scenes from the bible. A room is also set aside for those that have died with hand written/typed tributes along with pictures. Make... More 

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West Valley City, Utah
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57 reviews 57 reviews
43 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We visiting this park while on a trip to Branson with our six children (age 5-15). It was INCREDIBLE. I have always liked precious moments pictures (they were becoming popular when I was a kid), but I was not ready for how breathtakingly beautiful this place would be. The church is amazing, and the stories you read as you explore... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I have visited the Precious Moments Chapel three times over the years. I have never been a collector of the figurines but the story of Mr Butcher and his art and vision is worth the trip. I always find his interpretation of the bible so beautiful. The art in the Chapel is absolutely inspiring. I found it very moving this... More 

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