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The museum will open Thursday, April 1, 2021. Masks are required for all visitors and volunteers. Please plan your visit during museum hours.

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.

Hours

  • 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.

Admission

  • Adults — $5.00
  • Children 12 & under — free
  • Historical Society members — free
Active duty military personnel and/or their spouses and children (must present a current military ID card) receive free admission from Memorial Day through Labor Day annually. Learn more.

Specials

  • Contact us for group tours.
  • As the Museum is a member of Blue Star Museums, active-duty military personnel and/or their spouses and children (must present a current military ID card) receive free admission from Memorial Day through Labor Day annually. Learn more.