Watkins Woolen Mill State Historic Site
12
26600 Park Road North
Lawson, MO 64062
Phone: 816-580-3387
Visitor Center: April-Oct., Mon.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Nov. and March, Mon.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sun., 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Dec.-Feb., Fri.-Sat. and holiday Mondays, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sun. 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Watkins Woolen Mill State Historic Site is part of Watkins Mill State Park. Tours of the 19th century woolen mill and Watkins home are given daily. This is the only 19th century American woolen mill with its original machinery intact. During summer months, a Living History Farm program is featured on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

The site features a visitor center, a lake, camping, picnic sites and a shelter, fishing, a paved bicycle trail, a swimming beach, and hiking and equestrian trails.

The site is located seven miles east of I-35 on Route 92, then one mile north on Route RA.

Tours: $4; ages 6-12 $2.50; younger than 6, free.

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GENERAL INTEREST INFO
  • open year-round
  • gift / souvenir shop
  • This facility is on the National Register of Historic Places
FOR TRAVELERS WITH DISABILITIES
  • ADA fully compliant
  • Wheelchair Accessible
SMOKING POLICY
  • smoking allowed outdoors only
SUITABLE FOR THESE AGE GROUPS
  • All ages
ACTIVITIES ON-SITE OR WITHIN 10 MILES
  • fishing
  • biking / walking trails
  • equestrian trails
  • camping
PET POLICY
  • service animals welcome
  • pets on leash allowed
RATES
  • free admission
TYPES OF PAYMENT ACCEPTED
  • Cash
  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Visa
DISCOUNTS OFFERED
  • group discount
GROUP POLICY
  • advance contact required
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