Leila's Hair Museum, Independence

4.3
#7 of 7 in Museums in Independence
You will find pieces containing hair from Queen Victoria, four presidents and multiple celebrities ranging from Michael Jackson to Marilyn Monroe. The museum has reliquaries of Mary the mother of Jesus, the cross, St. Anne, and more. New pieces arriving all the time. If you have any questions please call 816-833-2955.
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  • Not a fancy museum. Just a relatively small place in a strip mall in Independence, but definitely worth a visit for anyone interested in quirky subects. The owner, Leila, has been collecting hair-rela...  more »
  • It's the only one of its kind i the Country. This type of art was popular in the 1800's. Prior to photography it served as a family tree. Many famous people are represented among the pictures. Very in...  more »
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  • Quite an interesting place, if rather small. I had no idea that people would weave hair in such intricate patterns and shapes. It costs $15 for adults and $7.50 for those 17 and under. It consists mainly of framed wreaths made out of mostly human hair, as a tribute to family members.
  • I was very impressed with this museum! I love it

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