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The Museum grounds make up a community all on its own, including the old King City train depot; a house filled with china, silver and antique furniture; a barn; a chapel; an authentic log cabin.
Museum exhibits include: a blacksmith shop; a barber/beauty shop; general store; post office; chapel with pump organ; and a large military display; antique cars; a fire truck; a horse-drawn hearse; and a chicken hatchery.
See the "Big Red Pump," a 25-foot high building, built to resemble an electric gasoline pump; it was constructed in 1937 as a gas station.
Open Memorial Day through Labor Day, Saturday and Sunday, 2-5 p.m.
Guided tours by appointment: Call 660-535-4391 or 660-535-4527.
Living History Day is the third Saturday in September.
Discover some of America's great ideas, inventions and innovators along Missouri Highway 36. A trip across northern Missouri features iconic American stories about the Pony Express, JC Penney, General John J. "Black Jack" Pershing, Walt Disney and Mark Twain, to name just a few. To obtain a copy of the audio CD that accompanies this tour, please contact the Hannibal Convention and Vistors Bureau at the address shown.Please note, the address and hours provided with this listing is for the Hannibal Convention and Visitors Bureau, not one of the tour stops. It is the location to pick up the audio CD that accompanies this tour.For contact information on the Highway 36 tour in Northwest Missouri, please click the link: Missouri Highway 36 - The Way of American Genius (Northwest).
Discover some of America's great ideas, inventions and innovators along Missouri Highway 36. A trip across northern Missouri features iconic American stories about the Pony Express, JC Penney, General John J. "Black Jack" Pershing, Walt Disney and Mark Twain, to name just a few. To obtain a copy of the audio CD that accompanies this tour, please contact the St. Joseph Convention and Vistors Bureau at the address shown.
Please note, the address and hours provided with this listing is for the St. Joseph Convention and Visitors Bureau, not one of the tour stops. This is the location to pick up the audio CD that accompanies this tour.
For contact information on the Highway 36 tour in Northeast Missouri, please click the link: Missouri Highway 36 - The Way of American Genius (Northeast).
The Pony Express Region Tourism Commission provides information on Northwest Missouri visitor attractions and events.
We offer executive king rooms with plush-top king-size beds, a sitting area, and microwave and mini fridge; poolside bunk-bed rooms with sleeping arrangements for the entire family with a king bed, bunk beds and a sleeper sofa; and two-room suites.
We are located off I-29, across from East Hills Mall; two miles from Missouri Western State University. Our hotel features more than 6,900 square feet of banquet and meeting space. The Ramada is the home of Monkey Cove Water Park, which is open year-round (extra fees apply for guests using water park).
The Visitors Center is strategically located to overlook the wind tower farms on all sides of the historic town of King City. From the upstairs observation windows, one can view the wind towers to the east, northwest and south of this small, progressive community. Guided tours are available, as well as space for special events, including business meetings, tour groups, weddings and concerts.
The Center boasts polished hardwood flooring and a full kitchen, large viewing windows, spacious restrooms, unique stonework on the front of the building and two real windmill blades guide you to the entrance.
AMENITIES: Banquet room seats 150, kitchen area, catering available, elevator, upper level educational displays includes Van DeGraaff generator, projection screen w/speakers and wireless connection, all areas are wheelchair accessible.
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