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National Frontier Trails Museum

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Address: 318 W. Pacific, Independence, MO 64050
Phone Number: +1 816-325-7575
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Sun 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Museum specializing in information about the historic trails that pioneers...

Museum specializing in information about the historic trails that pioneers took westward.

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small museum with limited hours

small yet interesting museum that covers the start of numerous trails as independence was the start of the Oregon and Mormon trails. small gift shop.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2016
Noel E
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Yuma, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

small yet interesting museum that covers the start of numerous trails as independence was the start of the Oregon and Mormon trails. small gift shop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

What I love so very much about this place is that it is incredibly personal, meaning that all the exhibits are derived from diaries and real accounts that really touch you. However, I like that you can actually walk into some of the life sized exhibits and feel like you are really there, like the Blacksmith shop. Great for families... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We weren't sure about the center when we first arrived. It's situated in a converted mill with an add-on in front for the theater and gift shop, and the courtyard in front is in need of repair and painting. But once inside, we were impressed by the displays and information about the culture at the time the Lewis & Clark... More 

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