We are a non-profit that operates two of Kansas City’s most historic structures: the John Wornall House and the Alexander Majors House. These historic homes serve as the dynamic backdrop for events and community gatherings. We strive to tell an inclusive and accessible story about American mid-nineteenth century history.

John Wornall House
6115 Wornall Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64113

A home at the crossroads of conflict between Kansas and Missouri, free and enslaved, and North and South.

Wednesday-Saturday
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Self-guided tours)
House closed noon – 1:00 PM every day
Saturday, December 10 – Museum closed A.M. for an event.

Saturday
Guided tours at 1:00 and 2:00 PM

Sunday
1:00 – 4:00 PM (Self-guided tours)

Holiday Schedule: Closed for tours November 24-25, December 24-25, December 31-January 1.

Alexander Majors House
8201 State Line Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64114

The frontier home of a pioneer, innovator, freighter, and co-founder of the Pony Express.

Thursday-Sunday
1:00 – 4:00 PM (Self-guided tours)

The Majors House is closed for the winter season and will reopen April 2023.

News & Events

December 10: A Very Merry Christmas
Join us at the Majors Barn for crafts, games, snacks, coffee for the parents, and a visit from Santa! Also: an adult floral arranging class!

December 18: Hearthside Story Time
Perfect for the littlest ones, join us for seasonal stories and a craft in the historic parlor of the Wornall House. The perfect way to get in the holiday mindset!

You Make It Happen!
Your donations allow us to provide historic education to thousands of Kansas Citians (and beyond) each year. Consider a tax-deductible donation today!