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Address: 1500 N Liberty St, Independence, MO 64050-1821
Phone Number: +1 816-325-7430
10:00 - 16:00
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Sun 13:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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Worth Visiting If In Independence

We toured this mansion and were not disappointed. It was beautifully decorated for Christmas and it's quite an impressive structure. My only disappointment was we arrived right... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Lee's Summit, Missouri
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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We toured this mansion and were not disappointed. It was beautifully decorated for Christmas and it's quite an impressive structure. My only disappointment was we arrived right after a tour had started so we were instructed to jump in with that group. Doing this made us miss out on the beginning story of the home given by the guide. Our... More 

Thank psychrnm
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the mansion during their Christmas festivities. This is a must see. The decorations were absolutely stunning.

Thank pegjoshir
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The crafting of this 100+ mansion is a testimony to generation of true tradesman --I am still in awe of the beauty and grand details. Thank you for preserving her beauty. Our visit was cut short due to an alarm going off--but I would love to come back. So much precious history here.

Thank Jan G
Blue Springs, Missouri
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

you receive a personal guided tour. The guides are full of knowledge and take their time so you don't feel rushed. The home is very beautiful.

Thank ShilohPuppy
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66 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I had seen photos of the Vaile Mansion and was impressed. Our visit there did not disapoint. Although there are few original pieces, they have done a great job of refurnishing with excellent period pieces. Our guide was great and he really seemed to enjoy interacting with us.

Thank Roy M
Independence, Missouri
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The house is very interesting, furnished with period pieces - but few (if any) are original to the home. Only access is by guided tour, which can be a bit dry, but it's worth your time and money to see.

Thank McFleam
Independence, Missouri
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42 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I grew up in the area and saw this home before it was restored. This restoration has been beautifully done. The stories told are fascinating.

Thank mustangsuzy2016
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

You see upstairs as well as down and the guide is knowledgeable. Cute but pricey gift shop. VERY interesting history to the house.

Thank Megan B
Independence, Missouri
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We were really disappointed in how little you are allowed to see but it is an interesting stop and educational as well.

Thank mckapke
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice tour and info about the home. Amazing architecture for the time and just loved all of the many marble fireplaces! Well taken care of mansion and landscape!

Thank mehcgm

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