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.

Open for self-guided tours Wednesday-Sunday
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
No AM tours on Sunday
House closed noon – 1:00 PM every day

Masks required.
Closed for all federal holidays.

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.

Open for self-guided tours Thursday-Sunday
1:00 – 4:00 PM

Masks required.
Closed for all federal holidays.

News & Events

The Majors House is Now Open!
After our winter closure, we are now open 1-4 PM Thursday-Sunday at the Alexander Majors House

May 23
Buds & Suds
Beer and music in the Learning Landscape of the Wornall House.

Fridays June-August 6
Friday Afternoon Camps
Children will learn about a variety of historic topics in a fun and safe environment!


May 23 - Buds & SudsBeer and Music in the Learning Landscape!

Join us on the grounds of the Wornall House for beer and music as we celebrate spring and the new Learning Landscape on our museum grounds. Featuring the music of the Charles Williams Trio!

Sunday, May 23 at 4:00 PM.