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Powers Museum

1617 Oak St, Carthage, MO 64836-2007
+1 417-237-0456
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Lots of interesting thinks to see

We went to the quilt show and it was very interesting. The ladies who were working were very... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2017
Ann J
Carthage, Missouri

The art work and displays are exceptionally great here. Our tour group really enjoyed it. It's a... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2015
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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Museum of Carthage history (& related subjects) featuring rotating exhibits. In 2015: 1) April-Sept. "Never Seen Before: Treasures of the Powers Museum" new grouping of items never exhibited in 27 years & used to discuss why collections are the heart of any museum, and 2) historic quilt display Oct. 1-Oct. 31. Veteran's Day program on Nov. 1, last day of museum's regular season. Also on site: library, gift shop, and mini-tourist info center on Tri-State area, Route 66 & Jefferson Highway.
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14 Jan 2017
“Lots of interesting thinks to see”
15 Sep 2015
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1617 Oak St, Carthage, MO 64836-2007
+1 417-237-0456
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

We went to the quilt show and it was very interesting. The ladies who were working were very knowledgeable about the quilts and we also saw old maps of Carthage

Thank Ann J
Reviewed 15 September 2015

The art work and displays are exceptionally great here. Our tour group really enjoyed it. It's a must see while in tha area. Very tastefully done. Lots of great information.

Thank Grandlk
Reviewed 4 October 2014

Preserving the documents and artifacts of the Powers family is just the beginning. Powers Museum brings in many great travelling exhibits, quilt shows, etc. as well as being a great resource for historians and genealogy buffs.

1  Thank bnbgirl97
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Was a lovely place to stop off and visit and get out of the heat for a while. The staff were really friendly and had lots to tell you about the displays and the area. They were really interested in their museum and it showed,...More

Thank smudge073
Reviewed 27 November 2012

Powers Museum was a fun place to go with family and friend have been many times would go back again if had time

Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 23 July 2012

It was small but interesting. Actually enjoyed the tiny gift shop the most. It had unique items that were educational links to history. I bought several for the grandchildren.

1  Thank Martin W
Reviewed 20 May 2012

Went to visit and was surprised to see it locked up tight.More

1  Thank oaxacaman82
PowersCurator, Manager at Powers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2012

Yes, museum undergoing major HVAC and other rennovations that have been delayed due to circumstances beyond museum's control. Anticipated late June opening. Website & notice on door explains circumstances. Museum also not open on Sundays even when open for normal business except one Sunday per...More

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