Step into the world of Lee's Summit's history.
Explore Lee's Summit's largest collection of details and realities.

Due to the increase in Covid-19 cases in the metropolitan areas, the Museum is temporarily closed. If you have questions, please leave a message at 816-287-4477, and we will return your call.

Discover the untold stories of Lee's Summit, Missouri
... full of memories and surprises.

This is where timeless artifacts and displays about Lee’s Summit can be accessed. We’re here to enrich, inspire, and interact with you. By preserving these stories, displays, and keepsakes, a space in time will remain throughout the generations.

The Museum is located in historic Downtown Lee’s Summit where the WPA Post Office was housed in 1939.

The gift shop is located inside the Museum and offers a variety of items about the history of Lee’s Summit as well as other local items. The gift shop is open whenever the Museum is open.

Read the story of Lee’s Summit: Lee’s Summit Past and Present.



  • Thursday: 10:00 – 2:00
  • Friday: 10:00 – 2:00
  • Saturday: 10:00 – 4:00

Museum hours, periodically, change. We encourage our guests to confirm hours before visiting.


  • Adults — $5.00
  • Children 12 & under — free
  • Historical Society members — free
Veterans and active duty military personnel and their families receive free admission from Memorial Day through Labor Day annually.


  • Contact us for group tours.
  • As the Museum is a member of Blue Star Museums, veterans and active-duty military personnel receive free admission from Memorial Day through Labor Day annually.  Learn more here.