Explore Historic Sedalia
With its stately homes and majestic buildings, art and performance centers, and the historic State Fairgrounds, Sedalia offers fun for all ages.


Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site

This circa 1900 castle represents early 20th century extravagant living. It was built by Sedalia lawyer and politician John H. Bothwell. Hiking, mountain biking and picnicking are available. For tour hours, visit the website. The property is located north of Sedalia off Route 65.

Katy Depot and Railroad Heritage Museum

Stroll along the Sedalia of yesteryear as your imagination takes you to a time when this neighborhood was the center of town. Explore the "All Aboard" exhibit to learn about passenger train travel.


Kehde's Barbeque

Kehde's is decorated with a railroad theme; you can even eat in a railroad dining car that is attached to the restaurant.

Hotel Bothwell, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

Hotel Bothwell has been a destination of choice for travelers to Sedalia for nearly 80 years. Since 1927, Hotel Bothwell has served as the center of social and business activity in Sedalia. By combining original American revival architectural ambiance with luxurious, memorable experiences, guests are invited to relive the glitz and glam of the 1920s by savoring a taste of Sedalia’s best.


Fischer Stables

This 70-stall equine facility offers boarding packages with attached outdoor paddocks to pasture. Riding trails available on the property with access to the Katy Trail. Located beside the Katy Trail, 10 minutes south of Sedalia.

Daum Museum of Contemporary Art

The Daum collects, preserves, interprets, and exhibits modern and contemporary works of art. It houses nine exhibition galleries on three levels, with a combined area of 9,300 square feet.

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