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Wasn’t sure what to expect. Pleasantly surprised!

I honestly had no clue what to expect but was very glad we made the trip to visit. I really enjoyed... read more

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David D
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Precious Moments Family Reunioun

When you walk down to the Chapel in the Ozark Hills Created by Sam Butcher to share with everyone... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Honey H
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A 6,400-square-foot sanctuary containing 52 Biblical murals.
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4321 S Chapel Rd, Carthage, MO 64836-8850
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+1 800-543-7975
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Reviewed today via mobile

I honestly had no clue what to expect but was very glad we made the trip to visit. I really enjoyed our visit. I enjoyed seeing the figurines and murals and statues. I enjoyed visiting the chapel and the fact it points people to God...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 5 days ago

When you walk down to the Chapel in the Ozark Hills Created by Sam Butcher to share with everyone you feel a sense of peacefulness. The beauty that surrounds you as you walk the grounds from the trumpeting angels in the walkway, past the fountain...More

Thank Honey H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for the precious moments reunion. Had a great 3 days. Mr Butcher the creator of precious moments was there. A very nice man! Many events a lot of fun. We played bingo. Bought to much at gift shop but received many gifts for attending....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t know anything about this chapel until we were in Carthage. What a lovely place and the Chapel is amazing. The paintings and the stained glass windows are out of this world. A very nice story of giving and faith.

Thank IndySig
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I feel that the Precious Moments figurines have gone a little to the wayside. I am not a collector, but years ago my eldest daughter loved the figurines. I took my youngest daughter who was 18 months old at the time we went in 1995...More

Thank Jeanine B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the stop if you like precious moments figurines. The chapel is not done, he still comes in and paints the walls. They tell you stories of why some paintings are done or why he made a certain figurine. Very interesting. He created an awesome...More

Thank Eugenna
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

I always love visiting the precious moments chapel! They have added new art in the past few years since I’ve been there. All staff are very nice and helpful!

Thank Brett & Laura H
Reviewed April 25, 2018

Fun stop with many fun lovely things to see. Nice garden with the precious moments figurine statues. You can tour the chapel with a guide to explain the lovely pictures and stained glass windows. The pictures depicted bible stories with the children figurines, Great gift...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

Recommended as a must see in the area. Many examples of Precious Moments figurines throughout the well manicured grounds lead you into a beautiful chapel. Dozens of original paintings cover the walls and ceiling all depicting biblical stories both Old and New Testament through the...More

Thank jerr4407
Reviewed April 12, 2018

That was a beautiful place and the chapel was great with all the paintings and a person to explain everything and the best thing was that it is free.

Thank Judy V
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Linda M
January 20, 2018|
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
Website says hours for Chapel in June are 9:00 to 5:00. Best to check Website for updates and other facilities
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JGanote
October 8, 2017|
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Response from HunBabe | Reviewed this property |
There was a restaurant inside the complex with a limited menu (think burgers) and hours. Unsure of the hours of operation on the chapels.
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Athenia I
August 16, 2017|
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Response from momnmaine | Reviewed this property |
No, u don't get any free Precious Moments stuff. You need to buy things from gift shop. Tour is free. Food good prices I think.
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