National Frontier Trails Museum - Independence

Independence was the major "jumping-off" point for the American West. This is an interpretive museum, library and archive, devoted to the western trails. This is the only museum in the nation certified by the National Park Service as an interpretive site for five national historic trails: Lewis and Clark Trail; Santa Fe Trail; Oregon Trail; California Trail; and Mormon Trails. The facility includes: an award-winning film; exhibits highlighting the trails; covered wagons; trail diaries; artifacts; and a research library. Covered wagon rides available seasonally. Swales (grassed over wagon ruts) from the trails-era can be seen from a walking trail nearby. Visit our website for details and schedules. Admission: $6; age 62+, $5; ages 6-17, $3; younger than 6, free.
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318 W. Pacific Ave.
Independence, MO 64050

Additional Information

Open Year-round
Gift / Souvenir Shop
ADA Fully Compliant
No Smoking
All Ages
Historic District
Pets Are Not Allowed
Service Animals Welcome
Group Discount
Senior Citizen Discount
Reservations Not Required
Advance Contact Requested

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