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Independence Visitors' Center

937 W Walnut St, Independence, MO 64050-3646
+1 816-836-3466
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Church museum

Although this is an LDS facility, they do a very good job of telling the whole story, in a balanced... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Independence, Missouri
Not tp be missed in western Missouri

Went there not knowing what the expect. Greeted by two smiling young women who graciously gave us... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Steve J
Gresham, Oregon, United States
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937 W Walnut St, Independence, MO 64050-3646
+1 816-836-3466
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Although this is an LDS facility, they do a very good job of telling the whole story, in a balanced manner(I'm RLDS). Family friendly.

Thank Marinda_12
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Went there not knowing what the expect. Greeted by two smiling young women who graciously gave us a tour, showing us about the early history of the town and the influence the Mormons had. Of particular interest were the old photographs hanging on the walls....More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 29 July 2017

So much LDS history and VERY informational and definitely worth the time to tour this little facility. Helpful people too. Gave good directions to the walking/car tour and just an all around peaceful stop.

Thank Armymomof3
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The nice missionaries there took us downstairs where we saw an interesting presentation about the Mormons and their experience in Missouri back in the 1800s. The people at the center were very nice and even had our group sing a song up at the statue...More

Thank kevan j
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Even with the intense closeness of several denominations' sites to each other, one thing that is clear is that God has shown great interest in Independence and still does. I was grateful to have my children see that despite the workings of mankind and trials...More

Thank Bishman97
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The Independence Visitors center may not be one of the more popular Mormon History stops but it is well worth the visit. Spend the time to view the two new history films, Days of Harmony and Days of Eternity, which are only being shown at...More

1  Thank Gary D
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Guided tours that cover a variety of subjects relating to LDS Church history and basic beliefs. Many video presentations and feature length movies are available. Knowledgeable tour guides to answer questions.

Thank Gordon C
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Independence has a lot of historical significance in the Mormon (the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints) religion. The visitor center serves as a hub of information about the history of the area and also the fundamental beliefs of the religion. The entire center...More

Thank alley_cat00
Reviewed 14 November 2016

If you are inclined to inspiration, as we were, this is a great place for a review of the history of the LDS pioneers during their brief stay in the area. Enthusiastic and prepared missionaries tell the story well.

Thank Lloyd B
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Very nice place and very friendly people. We had a guided tour of the history of the Mormon church, prosecution, movement, etc.

Thank Bill P
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