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Great stop if you appreciate Precious Moments

Lovely grounds. We were the first visitors on a rainy morning. A lot of history to appreciate if... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A Destination For Some

I suspect for the true believers of all things Precious Moments this would be a destination. For... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A 6,400-square-foot sanctuary containing 52 Biblical murals.
4321 S Chapel Rd, Carthage, MO 64836-8850
+1 800-543-7975
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely grounds. We were the first visitors on a rainy morning. A lot of history to appreciate if you take the time. Gift shop is well stocked. Will return to see museum when in season.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I suspect for the true believers of all things Precious Moments this would be a destination. For me - not so much. My bride saw the signs on the highway, and we were staying close by for a couple of nights, so we stopped by....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was refreshing and a good place to pause in the busyness. Thanks for sharing with us. I would like to visit it a Christmas.

Thank Lois M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of nostalgia and beauty. Free to stop and tour. Nice stop during our trip and enjoyed seeing all the beautiful paintings and memorials. Would definitely recommend if you are in the area.

Thank Rebecca F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was driving West to stay the night in Joplin and started seeing the billboards for the Precious Moments Park exit 18B. I went to the park the next morning. The chapel opened at 9 and gift store at 9:30. They gave a tour of...More

Thank Elaine L
Reviewed 14 August 2018

I absolutely loved the Precious Moments Park! I loved the chapel, and the murals and stained glass windows within are truly beautiful. The grounds are beautiful, serene, and well-maintained. I am so glad I was able to spend one of my precious mornings on this...More

Thank Cynthia F
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Wow, I can not even express with words how beautiful and touching it is here. The way there you do not know what do expect, you go down a long country road with nothing to do and then there is this beautiful place. The chapel...More

2  Thank paigemcfarland21
Reviewed 25 July 2018

The location is beautiful. Very tranquil.The artist is amazing and allows you to view his wonderful works in the serenity of the chapel. Grounds are well maintained and staff was helpful.

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 24 July 2018

If you are touring the horrific excesses of the US, this might be on your list. The man behind the bug eyed dolls was a true huckster and shady SE Asia tourist, and his Mecca to all things religious and mass produced schlock is here....More

3  Thank ItchyFeetGettingAway
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

I honestly had no clue what to expect but was very glad we made the trip to visit. I really enjoyed our visit. I enjoyed seeing the figurines and murals and statues. I enjoyed visiting the chapel and the fact it points people to God...More

Thank David D
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Linda M
20 January 2018|
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
Website says hours for Chapel in June are 9:00 to 5:00. Best to check Website for updates and other facilities
8 October 2017|
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Response from HunBabe | Reviewed this property |
There was a restaurant inside the complex with a limited menu (think burgers) and hours. Unsure of the hours of operation on the chapels.
17 August 2017|
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Response from momnmaine | Reviewed this property |
No, u don't get any free Precious Moments stuff. You need to buy things from gift shop. Tour is free. Food good prices I think.