TOURS AND PRICES
NOTE: ALL TOURS ARE BY RESERVATION ONLY 816-254-2466
The Square Tour
A 15 to 20 minute tour that hits several historical sites in the area including: the haunted jailhouse that held Jesse James’ big brother Frank, the location of Harry S Truman’s first job, and the court house Truman helped rebuild. Learn how Wild Bill Hickok got his name and other fascinating stories!
$10 adults $7 children*
The City Limits Tour
A 30 to 45 minute tour that covers everything on the “Square Tour” and so much more. See the Bingham Waggoner estate and the National Frontier Trails Center. Hear the history of Quantrill's Raiders, Independence Civil War battles, and of course Frank and Jesse James! Highlighted by the historic home of Bess Truman’s birthplace as well as a retrace of the exact path of the Sante Fe trail!
$25 adults $7 children*
The Full City Tour
A 60 to 90 minute comprehensive tour that covers all the historic sites of Independence and much more! Visit the same stompin' grounds as the notorious James’ brothers, Quantrill's Raiders, Wild Bill Hickok, Bushwackers and Jayhawkers. See several historic Civil War locations, understand the plight of the frontier pioneer as well as President Truman’s masonic lodge and home!
$35 adults $7 children*
What's better than riding in a mule drawn sleigh with Santa himself? Nothing! Join us every Christmas season with your family! We provide the blankets, the sleigh, and you bring the Christmas spirit!
The Ghost Tour
Get scared straight with paranormal investigations conducted every Friday night in October. Includes special Halloween tour of the 1859 Jail and haunted wagon tour of the ghostly streets of Independence. Not recommended for young children.
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* Children 2 and under always ride free!