Wornall Majors House Museums

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Alexander Majors - photo by Bruce Mathews (43)Wornall/Majors welcomes donations! We rely on the generosity of the community to help bring history to life to the Kansas City area. If you wish to donate an artifact, please see the criteria below to see if Wornall/Majors is a fit for your artifact.

Additions to the collections of the John Wornall House Museum and the Alexander Majors House Museums need to match one or more of the following:

  1. The artifact is from the period of interpretation—1850-1880;
  2. The artifact can provide meaningful historic context when on display;
  3. The artifact does not duplicate items already in the collections.

If you have an artifact that was owned by the Wornall, Majors, Waddell, Russell, or Poteet families before 1880, please contact us. Pieces owned by these historical figures would a treasure.   

All donation offers will be carefully considered by the Collections Committee.

If you have an item you would like to donate, call 816-444-1858 or email curator@wornallmajors.org. Please be prepared with basic information about your object. We can not accept donations without the following information: item’s history (how it came to be owned by you, any relevant family information), approximate age of object if known, basic dimensions, and at least one clear photograph.

Due to limitations in storage space, we are unable to accept all donations.

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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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Photo Credits: Jeri Adams, Sarah Bader-King, John Browning, and Bruce Mathews