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Shoal Creek Living History Museum in Hodge Park

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This museum, which began in 1975, is located in Hodge Park. It is a gathering of 19th century buildings; dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of Missouri’s early history and architecture.The facility is open daily for self-guided walking tours. The area features 20 structures, including clapboard houses, a school, a church, and log cabins. Walking tour maps are available at the front gate, the kiosk, or the porch of the Mercantile. Picnic tables are available.During the summer, weather permitting, the buildings are open so visitors may view the interiors through closed gates. Private tours are available by reservation.The site hosts many special events throughout the year, including 1st Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., June-September; the Harvest Festival, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., the second Saturday in October; and A Visit From St. Nicholas, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., the first Saturday in December.See website for information and schedules.


7000 NE Barry Road
Kansas City, MO 64156

Additional Information

Travelers With Disabilities Information
Partially Wheelchair Accessible
Smoking Policy
Smoking Allowed Outdoors Only
Activities Within 10 Miles
Biking / Walking Trails
Casino Gaming
Historic District
Cost Of Admission
Donations Accepted
General Interest Info
Open Year-round
Pet Policy
Pets On Leash Allowed
Service Animals Welcome
Suitable For These Age Groups
All Ages
Types Of Payment Accepted
Personal Check