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Location: 11025 East Winner Road, Independence, MO
The goal of the Puppetry Arts Institute is to to preserve and promote puppetry through education and entertainment for all ages. Featured is a museum, gift shop, workshops for children and adul...
Location: 1001 West Walnut, Independence, MO
The non-sectarian museum located within the Community of Christ Auditorium lets children explore the ideas of peace and harmony through a variety of interactive exhibits, including a puppet the...
Location: 318 West Pacific, Independence, MO
The National Frontier Trails Museum is a museum, interpretive center, and research library dedicated to telling the rich history of America's principle western trails. The museum requires quite...
Location: White Oak and Nolan Road, Independence, MO
The square is home to over 30 retail stores and restaurants and hosts several special events throughout the year including the SantaCaliGon Days each Labor Day weekend.
Location: 313 W Pacific Avenue, Independence, MO
The Bingham-Waggoner Estate is an historically significant mansion dating back to the 1820s, located in Independence, Missouri. The restored 19-acre estate features a gift shop, a museum, and a...
Location: 10440 East 40 Highway, Independence, MO
When the trademark holler of "Hi. May I help you?" rings out, there is no mistaking you've arrived at one of the pillars of KC barbecue tradition. Gates Bar-B-Q has been dishing out grea...
Location: 500 West US Highway 24, Independence, MO
If your family can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen and into the fun and informative library of the 33rd president, Harry S. Truman. The 2004 opening of the permanent exhibit, Harry S. Truman:...
Location: 937 West Walnut, Independence, MO
The visitors center helps explain the key roles Mormons played in establishing Independence and displays rare artifacts and artwork that documents the history and belief of Mormons.
Location: 223 North Main Street, Independence, MO
The National Park Service operates a visitors center just off the Independence Square for the Harry S Truman National Historic Site. The free visitor's center includes a gift shop, a short film...
Location: Independence, MO
Location: 223 N Independence, Independence, MO
Visitors can learn more about the man from Independence during a tour of the Truman Home and the Truman Farm Home in nearby Grandview. One ticket allows entrance into both homes via guided tour. Ticke...
Location: 1333 S Noland Road, Independence, MO
The one-of-a-kind museum in Independence showcases more than 2,000 pieces of jewelry containing or made up of - get this - human hair. The practice of saving and making wearable art from human hair wa...
The Go Card is a multi-attraction pass with unlimited admission to top attractions and tours for one low price. Individual city Go Cards can be purchased for cities like Boston, Miami, O...