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


Events

Apr
1
Sat
Hunting Freedom: The Many Paths to Emancipation in Civil War Missouri @ Alexander Majors House Museum
Apr 1 – Jun 30 all-day

Intro ImageHunting Freedom: The Many Paths to Emancipation in Civil War Missouri

An Exhibit at the Alexander Majors House Museum, April-June 2017

Hunting Freedom is an temporary exhibit at the Wornall house which explores the end of slavery on the Kansas-Missouri border, focusing on the role of African Americans in this unique history. Learn how the situation in the contested border state created opportunities for enslaved Missourians to seek freedom and hear previously untold stories of the brave individuals who used the chaos on the border to hunt for freedom.

Exhibit Opens April 1. 

The exhibit will be available during regular tour hours, with self-guided tours of the exhibit for just $5.

More Information

Jun
8
Thu
Day Camp: Toys & Games @ Alexander Majors House and Barn
Jun 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

June 8: Toys & Games Day Camp

9am-5pm, Alexander Majors House and Barn

Play authentic frontier games, learn about life as a frontier child, and make your own authentic toys!

Details:
Camps are appropriate for children who have graduated kindergarten through age 12.
Advanced registration is required.

Cost:
$50 per child

 

 

Jun
12
Mon
Camp Wornall/Majors @ Alexander Majors House
Jun 12 – Jun 16 all-day

June 12-16: Camp Wornall/Majors

Camp Wornall/Majors introduces children to what daily life was like on the frontier 150 years ago through interactive activities and experiences. Our week-long camps have children travel through history, from Native American communities through the Civil War. Learn about women’s history, slavery, the Pony Express, westward trails, and more. Campers will interact with reenactors, participate in storytelling, and experience many hands-on crafts and activities.

Details:
20160609_100628Camp takes place from 9am-4pm at the Alexander Majors House (8201 State Line Road) Monday-Thursday and at the John Wornall House (6115 Wornall Road) Friday. After care is available for $25 per child. This camp is for children who have completed kindergarten through age 12.

Price:
$250 per child. A 50% deposit is required to secure your child’s registration.

Jun
26
Mon
Day Camp: Life on the Frontier @ Alexander Majors House and Barn
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

June 26: Life on the Frontier Day Camp

9am-5pm, Alexander Majors House and Barn

Learn about every day life in on the frontier through hands on activities and crafts.

Details:
Camps are appropriate for children who have graduated kindergarten through age 12.
Advanced registration is required.

Cost:
$50 per child

 

 

Jul
10
Mon
Camp Wornall/Majors @ Alexander Majors House
Jul 10 – Jul 14 all-day

July 10-14: Camp Wornall/Majors

Camp Wornall/Majors introduces children to what daily life was like on the frontier 150 years ago through interactive activities and experiences. Our week-long camps have children travel through history, from Native American communities through the Civil War. Learn about women’s history, slavery, the Pony Express, westward trails, and more. Campers will interact with reenactors, participate in storytelling, and experience many hands-on crafts and activities.

Details:20160609_100628
Camp takes place from 9am-4pm at the Alexander Majors House (8201 State Line Road) Monday-Thursday and at the John Wornall House (6115 Wornall Road) Friday. After care is available for $25 per child. This camp is for children who have completed kindergarten through age 12.

Price:
$250 per child. A 50% deposit is required to secure your child’s registration.

Jul
18
Tue
Day Camp: Civil War Field Day @ John Wornall House Museum
Jul 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

July 18: Civil War Field Day

9am-5pm, Alexander Majors House and Barn

Spend the day with Civil War soldiers and doctors, and learn about the Battle of Westport.

Details:
Camps are appropriate for children who have graduated kindergarten through age 12.
Advanced registration is required.

Cost:
$50 per child

 

 

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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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