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Address: 8010 E Park Rd, Lee's Summit, MO 64015
Phone Number: +1 816-229-8980
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Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Description:

Replica of an early Missouri town.

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A Look Back in Time

This is a great little community-like "town" of old homes, a blacksmith, and much more that reflects the lives of our not-too-distant ancestors. It affords an up close and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
MayMarti
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Lee's Summit, Missouri

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Peculiar, Missouri
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I met some friends at Missouri Town. It was during one of their "special" events. If you are looking for rides, arts and crafts to purchase this probably is not the place for you. (although they do have a horse drawn ride and things you can purchase in their gift shop at the entrance) I arrived before my friends, as... More 

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great little community-like "town" of old homes, a blacksmith, and much more that reflects the lives of our not-too-distant ancestors. It affords an up close and personal view of life in those days of 1855. I attended during an Autumn celebration where they were making apple butter and more. In my 60s I saw my first ox... More 

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1 Thank MayMarti
Lees Summit, Mo, USA
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had not visited in a long time and decided to stop by on a Wednesday late morning. We almost had the site to ourselves which was kind of nice. A volunteer, in period dress, was caring for the sheep that were roaming at will and gave us a lot of background on the animals, buildings, etc. very nice. As... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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42 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This jewel at Lake Jacomo is a wonderful way of immersing yourself in 1800's Missouri. On any given weekend you can wander, attend a class at a 1 room school, visit a kitchen, see a buffalo and enjoy a wonderful day outdoors. This is what Silver Dollar City was 30 years ago.

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Lenexa, Kansas
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being a photographer, I have been going to Missouri Town 1855 for many years and still enjoy the experience. Especially enjoy days like July 4th when the town comes alive with re-enactors that bring the 1800's back to life. Great place to visit off-season for quiet strolls through the grounds.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This isn't a large display, but it is well kept and the staff was very friendly and informative. Don't forget that the entry you pay helps preserve the buildings and grounds. Make sure to stop by and say hi to Holly and Molly. They love a good scratch behind their ears.

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Powder Springs, Georgia
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161 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kids can run off some energy and see what Missouri supposedly looked like in 1855. There is a lot of walking to see it all. This town looked citified for the most part not like Little House on the Prairie. It only costs $7 per adult to tour and I suspect the living historians are volunteers. It would be good... More 

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Thank Cathy L
Kansas City, Missouri
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Have been many times, took a week class there years ago, and took my granddaughter last year. She liked it, especially the sheep and horses and cows. And the cat, she says.

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Thank DWK44535
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

This is a great place to take the family. June has a great weekend celebrating children. There are games to include ball games from 1865. The people of 1865 missouri town volunteers dress in 1865 clothing while demonstrating various daily aspects of living in 1865. October also has a fall craft show and special weekend. Don't miss the Christmas weekend!... More 

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Thank Laura M
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23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Nice place to visit. All volunteer ran. So it's nice to walk around and look. Over 20 buildings to look thru and a gift shop with gift shop prices....

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