Wornall Majors House Museums

The John Wornall House

DSC_03896115 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64113

Hours:
Wednesday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tours begin at 10:00, 11:00, 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00.

Sunday 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Tours begin at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00.

If you would like to schedule a private or group tour, please visit our private tour page.

Upcoming Closures: The Wornall House is closed for Memorial Day Sunday, May 27 and for Independence Day Wednesday, July 4.

The Wornall House is closed for all federal holidays.

About the Tour

All tours of the Wornall House are guided by a docent, and last approximately 45 minutes to an hour. Most of that time will be spent standing and walking. We can be flexible for those that need special accommodations – please mention any special needs to your guide at the start of the tour.

Admission

Tour Rates
$8.00 per adult
$6.00 per senior (age 60+)
$6.00 per student (with valid student ID)
$5.00 per child (ages 5-12)
Free for children under 5
Join us for Wornall Wednesday, for $5 tour admission each Wednesday. Tours follow regular schedule.

Combo Ticket: Purchase a combo ticket for $10 and tour both the Wornall & Majors Houses for one flat rate. Ticket is valid for one year from purchase date.

Exhibit Schedule

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April 25 – July 15:
A Lifetime of Change: The Wornall Family Beyond the Civil War

While the Wornall House is perhaps most famous for its use as a field hospital during the Civil War, the Wornall name and legacy is embedded throughout Kansas City. Learn about the lives of the Wornall family beyond the Civil War, explore their contributions to the region, and reflect on how their experiences parallel the greater American experience in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The exhibit features never before displayed objects donated by the Wornall family.

This exhibit was sponsored by the University of Central Missouri.

Parking

The Wornall House has a small adjacent parking lot located on the east side of the house. Additional free street parking is available on 61st Terrace.

Accessibility

The Museum is not fully wheelchair accessible due to the historic nature of the home. However, those with mobility issues should be able to view the first floor of the House with few difficulties, and a wheelchair ramp is located on the north side of the front porch. If you are unable to use the stairs to access the second floor, we have a visual guide of items in the second floor bedrooms your docent can guide you through.

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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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