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
Guided tours at 1:00 and 2:00 PM

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

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.

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

Closed for all federal holidays.

News & Events

June 4: Historic Walking Tour
Discover fascinating history and scenic spots in the Brookside neighborhood, followed by a Buds & Suds beer reception at the Wornall House.

Summer Camp
Your kids ages 5-12 will love Camp Wornall/Majors for its fun activities, amazing discoveries, and hands-on learning opportunities!

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!