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The Alexander Majors House Museum & Barn

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Historical Home with tour guide

We enjoyed touring the large home with a knowledgeable and friendly tour guide. The grounds are... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
RondaKansasCity
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Great Place For A Party

I did not get to tour the house but attended a party at the barn and it was great. It was large... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2016
psychrnm
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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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Oct 14, 2018
“Interesting historical home”
Mar 3, 2018
“Historical Home with tour guide ”
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The Alexander Majors House is one of a handful of rare, antebellum houses in the Kansas City area surviving the Civil War and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Built in 1856 on a 300-acre farm, it served as Majors' home and...more
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8201 State Line Rd, Kansas City, MO 64114-2002
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

Take a guided tour and learn about the history of the home during the civil war. Antiques in both the house and barn.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Lbjecat
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed touring the large home with a knowledgeable and friendly tour guide. The grounds are pretty and the “event space” barn holds interesting artifacts.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank RondaKansasCity
Reviewed January 29, 2018

The home was basically gutted and redone to emulate the period so very little to almost nothing is original. There were no real heirlooms or anything left behind. The layout was neat - seeing what it would have looked like was kind of neat. The...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank deegeegirl
Reviewed October 6, 2016

I did not get to tour the house but attended a party at the barn and it was great. It was large and clean and accommodated many guests. There was plenty of room for food, a DJ, dancing and many table inside and out. Very...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank psychrnm
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

Not nearly as good as the Wardell house. No original furnishings, and not a very interesting house. It apparently is more because of the people who lived there, but since I've never heard of them or care, I would recommend going elsewhere

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank SaminDC
Reviewed July 30, 2015

This antebellum house is one of the few that survived the Civil War in the Kansas City region. From being the grand home of the initially wealthy Majors family. Alexander Majors was a 19th century entrepreneur. With his partners William Russell and William Waddell he...More

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank Missy T
Reviewed February 18, 2015

This Civil War house is in good condition, and the docents have been well trained in there descriptions, in their history and story of the family that lived there.

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Laura B
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