Wornall Majors House Museums

Events

Mar
28
Thu
Never Forgotten: Victorian Hair Art @ Alexander Majors Barn
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

6:00-6:30 PM Social hour with signature cocktail featuring Union Horse spirits
6:30-7:30 PM Program

Jewelry and other craft work made of human hair flourished during the mid-nineteenth century as a way to memorialize the deceased. This unique art form was characteristic of the sentimentality of the Victorian era. Hear from Courtney Lane, Victorian hair artist, historian and “professional weirdo” and see authentic Victorian hair art at this social and fun event.

Tickets: https://victoriansuncovered2.eventbrite.com

This program is the second part of our three-part Victorians Uncovered series featuring the off-beat and surprising interior lives of Victorians.

 

Mar
31
Sun
Wedding Showcase @ Alexander Majors Barn
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

showcase

Join us Sunday, March 31st from 10am to 4pm for the Alexander Majors Barn Wedding Showcase! For the third year in a row, we will be popping-up some of Kansas City’s most unique & creative wedding vendors in the historic Alexander Majors Barn, one of KC’s top wedding venues. Meet with photographers, caterers, florists, bartenders, jewelers, invitation, dress and accessory designers and others who want to help you put the perfect, unique touch on your special day. Vendors will be offering special discounts and giveaways to all attendees!
Apr
18
Thu
Underneath it All: Victorian Undergarments @ Alexander Majors Barn
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

6:00-6:30 PM Social hour with signature sangria
6:30-7:30 PM Program

Many people are familiar with the elaborate dress of Victorians, but what foundational garments did they wear underneath their clothing? Enjoy a cocktail and learn from Civil War tailor Jason Wade of the Western Missouri and Kansas Chapter of the Polite Society. Jason will bring items from his own collection (both authentic and reproduction), some which will be modeled by re-enactors.

Tickets: https://victoriansuncovered3.eventbrite.com

This program is the third part of our three-part Victorians Uncovered series featuring the off-beat and surprising interior lives of Victorians.

 

Jun
11
Tue
Camp Wornall/Majors @ Alexander Majors House & Barn
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
camp

Camp Wornall/Majors allows children to immerse themselves in history through activities, presentations, crafts, games, and more!

All of our camp days stand alone, but also work together to create a complete experience . Choose the topics your children find most engaging, or completely immerse them by registering for an entire week of camp. Our new camp system gives you complete control over your child’s schedule. Mix and match and create the schedule that works for you.

Themes:
June 10: Life on the Frontier
June 11: Toys & Games
June 12: Traveling Across the Wild West
June 13: Arts and Crafts
June 14: The Civil War & The Battle of Westport

Cost: $50/day or $225 for a full week of camp
Register by March 31 to receive an entire week of camp for $200!
More Info/Register: http://www.wornallmajors.org/learn/summer-camp/

 

Jun
12
Wed
Camp Wornall/Majors @ Alexander Majors House & Barn
Jun 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
camp

Camp Wornall/Majors allows children to immerse themselves in history through activities, presentations, crafts, games, and more!

All of our camp days stand alone, but also work together to create a complete experience . Choose the topics your children find most engaging, or completely immerse them by registering for an entire week of camp. Our new camp system gives you complete control over your child’s schedule. Mix and match and create the schedule that works for you.

Themes:
June 10: Life on the Frontier
June 11: Toys & Games
June 12: Traveling Across the Wild West
June 13: Arts and Crafts
June 14: The Civil War & The Battle of Westport

Cost: $50/day or $225 for a full week of camp
Register by March 31 to receive an entire week of camp for $200!
More Info/Register: http://www.wornallmajors.org/learn/summer-camp/

 

Jun
13
Thu
Camp Wornall/Majors @ Alexander Majors House & Barn
Jun 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
camp

Camp Wornall/Majors allows children to immerse themselves in history through activities, presentations, crafts, games, and more!

All of our camp days stand alone, but also work together to create a complete experience . Choose the topics your children find most engaging, or completely immerse them by registering for an entire week of camp. Our new camp system gives you complete control over your child’s schedule. Mix and match and create the schedule that works for you.

Themes:
June 10: Life on the Frontier
June 11: Toys & Games
June 12: Traveling Across the Wild West
June 13: Arts and Crafts
June 14: The Civil War & The Battle of Westport

Cost: $50/day or $225 for a full week of camp
Register by March 31 to receive an entire week of camp for $200!
More Info/Register: http://www.wornallmajors.org/learn/summer-camp/

 

Jun
14
Fri
Camp Wornall/Majors @ Alexander Majors House & Barn
Jun 14 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
camp

Camp Wornall/Majors allows children to immerse themselves in history through activities, presentations, crafts, games, and more!

All of our camp days stand alone, but also work together to create a complete experience . Choose the topics your children find most engaging, or completely immerse them by registering for an entire week of camp. Our new camp system gives you complete control over your child’s schedule. Mix and match and create the schedule that works for you.

Themes:
June 10: Life on the Frontier
June 11: Toys & Games
June 12: Traveling Across the Wild West
June 13: Arts and Crafts
June 14: The Civil War & The Battle of Westport

Cost: $50/day or $225 for a full week of camp
Register by March 31 to receive an entire week of camp for $200!
More Info/Register: http://www.wornallmajors.org/learn/summer-camp/

 

Jun
15
Sat
Camp Wornall/Majors @ Alexander Majors House & Barn
Jun 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
camp

Camp Wornall/Majors allows children to immerse themselves in history through activities, presentations, crafts, games, and more!

All of our camp days stand alone, but also work together to create a complete experience . Choose the topics your children find most engaging, or completely immerse them by registering for an entire week of camp. Our new camp system gives you complete control over your child’s schedule. Mix and match and create the schedule that works for you.

Themes:
June 10: Life on the Frontier
June 11: Toys & Games
June 12: Traveling Across the Wild West
June 13: Arts and Crafts
June 14: The Civil War & The Battle of Westport

Cost: $50/day or $225 for a full week of camp
Register by March 31 to receive an entire week of camp for $200!
More Info/Register: http://www.wornallmajors.org/learn/summer-camp/

 

Jul
16
Tue
Camp Wornall/Majors @ Alexander Majors House & Barn
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
camp

Camp Wornall/Majors allows children to immerse themselves in history through activities, presentations, crafts, games, and more!

All of our camp days stand alone, but also work together to create a complete experience . Choose the topics your children find most engaging, or completely immerse them by registering for an entire week of camp. Our new camp system gives you complete control over your child’s schedule. Mix and match and create the schedule that works for you.

Themes:
July 15: Life on the Frontier
July 16: Communicating Across the West
July 17: Become a Junior Archaeologist
July 18: Plants and Animals on the Frontier
June 19: The Life of a Soldier

Cost: $50/day or $225 for a full week of camp
Register by March 31 to receive an entire week of camp for $200!
More Info/Register: http://www.wornallmajors.org/learn/summer-camp/

 

Jul
17
Wed
Camp Wornall/Majors @ Alexander Majors House & Barn
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
camp

Camp Wornall/Majors allows children to immerse themselves in history through activities, presentations, crafts, games, and more!

All of our camp days stand alone, but also work together to create a complete experience . Choose the topics your children find most engaging, or completely immerse them by registering for an entire week of camp. Our new camp system gives you complete control over your child’s schedule. Mix and match and create the schedule that works for you.

Themes:
July 15: Life on the Frontier
July 16: Communicating Across the West
July 17: Become a Junior Archaeologist
July 18: Plants and Animals on the Frontier
June 19: The Life of a Soldier

Cost: $50/day or $225 for a full week of camp
Register by March 31 to receive an entire week of camp for $200!
More Info/Register: http://www.wornallmajors.org/learn/summer-camp/

 

Jul
18
Thu
Camp Wornall/Majors @ Alexander Majors House & Barn
Jul 18 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
camp

Camp Wornall/Majors allows children to immerse themselves in history through activities, presentations, crafts, games, and more!

All of our camp days stand alone, but also work together to create a complete experience . Choose the topics your children find most engaging, or completely immerse them by registering for an entire week of camp. Our new camp system gives you complete control over your child’s schedule. Mix and match and create the schedule that works for you.

Themes:
July 15: Life on the Frontier
July 16: Communicating Across the West
July 17: Become a Junior Archaeologist
July 18: Plants and Animals on the Frontier
June 19: The Life of a Soldier

Cost: $50/day or $225 for a full week of camp
Register by March 31 to receive an entire week of camp for $200!
More Info/Register: http://www.wornallmajors.org/learn/summer-camp/

 

Jul
19
Fri
Camp Wornall/Majors @ Alexander Majors House & Barn
Jul 19 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
camp

Camp Wornall/Majors allows children to immerse themselves in history through activities, presentations, crafts, games, and more!

All of our camp days stand alone, but also work together to create a complete experience . Choose the topics your children find most engaging, or completely immerse them by registering for an entire week of camp. Our new camp system gives you complete control over your child’s schedule. Mix and match and create the schedule that works for you.

Themes:
July 15: Life on the Frontier
July 16: Communicating Across the West
July 17: Become a Junior Archaeologist
July 18: Plants and Animals on the Frontier
June 19: The Life of a Soldier

Cost: $50/day or $225 for a full week of camp
Register by March 31 to receive an entire week of camp for $200!
More Info/Register: http://www.wornallmajors.org/learn/summer-camp/

 

Jul
20
Sat
Camp Wornall/Majors @ Alexander Majors House & Barn
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
camp

Camp Wornall/Majors allows children to immerse themselves in history through activities, presentations, crafts, games, and more!

All of our camp days stand alone, but also work together to create a complete experience . Choose the topics your children find most engaging, or completely immerse them by registering for an entire week of camp. Our new camp system gives you complete control over your child’s schedule. Mix and match and create the schedule that works for you.

Themes:
July 15: Life on the Frontier
July 16: Communicating Across the West
July 17: Become a Junior Archaeologist
July 18: Plants and Animals on the Frontier
June 19: The Life of a Soldier

Cost: $50/day or $225 for a full week of camp
Register by March 31 to receive an entire week of camp for $200!
More Info/Register: http://www.wornallmajors.org/learn/summer-camp/

 

Sep
27
Fri
Go West! Field Day @ Alexander Majors House & Barn
Sep 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Go West! Field Day is a unique field trip experience that incorporates skilled reenactors, historic experts and carefully crafted hands-on activities to immerse students in the historic frontier while at the home of the famed frontier freighter Alexander Majors.Students at Go West! Field Day will have both hands-on and listening experiences. Classrooms will rotate through several different stations – each with a unique story to tell about the American frontier. Students will hear from a wagon master that lived at the Majors House, meet teamsters, tour the Majors House, decide how to load their wagon, and pan for gold.

More information: http://www.wornallmajors.org/gowest/

 

Oct
18
Fri
Wornall House Ghost Tours @ John Wornall House
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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The Wornall House has a very haunted reputation…and for good reason! The tumultuous Civil War period left its mark on the Wornall family residence, rumored to be the home of spirits of both soldiers and family members. Learn about death and dying in the Victorian era, participate in a historically accurate mourning, and keep an eye out for mysterious activity.

Tickets go on sale August 1 for Museum members, September 1 for the general public.

 

Oct
19
Sat
Wornall House Ghost Tours @ John Wornall House
Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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The Wornall House has a very haunted reputation…and for good reason! The tumultuous Civil War period left its mark on the Wornall family residence, rumored to be the home of spirits of both soldiers and family members. Learn about death and dying in the Victorian era, participate in a historically accurate mourning, and keep an eye out for mysterious activity.

Tickets go on sale August 1 for Museum members, September 1 for the general public.

 

Oct
25
Fri
Wornall House Ghost Tours @ John Wornall House
Oct 25 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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The Wornall House has a very haunted reputation…and for good reason! The tumultuous Civil War period left its mark on the Wornall family residence, rumored to be the home of spirits of both soldiers and family members. Learn about death and dying in the Victorian era, participate in a historically accurate mourning, and keep an eye out for mysterious activity.

Tickets go on sale August 1 for Museum members, September 1 for the general public.

 

Oct
26
Sat
Wornall House Ghost Tours @ John Wornall House
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Tshirt logo WMHM

The Wornall House has a very haunted reputation…and for good reason! The tumultuous Civil War period left its mark on the Wornall family residence, rumored to be the home of spirits of both soldiers and family members. Learn about death and dying in the Victorian era, participate in a historically accurate mourning, and keep an eye out for mysterious activity.

Tickets go on sale August 1 for Museum members, September 1 for the general public.

 

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The John Wornall House

6115 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO. 64113

816.444.1858

The Alexander Majors House & Barn

8201 State Line Road
Kansas City, MO. 64114

816.444.1858

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