Independence Visitors' Center, Independence

4.6
Visitor Center · Traveler Resource
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A discovery of Church sites in Missouri begins at the Independence Visitors’ Center. This center honors both past and present with exhibits depicting experiences of Mormon settlers in Missouri between 1831 and 1839. There are also exhibits about the importance of families, the Book of Mormon, and messages from modern prophets.

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4.8
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  • Very nice and inviting visitor center. A lot of interactive exhibits that were fun for the kids and very informative of the early days of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. There we...  more »
  • Great overview of history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The visual presentations were very good. Very informative and spiritual visit. Everyone was very helpful.  more »
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  • This is a beautiful visitors Center with a lot of information on the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The missionaries that staff this center are incredibly friendly. You won't regret a visit here.
  • Great place to spend an hour with the family. Educational and informative. Best part is they don't actively try and convert you.

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