Kansas City Area


John Wornall House Museum

The John Wornall House Museum is located in Kansas City Missouri. The historic John Wornall House was built in 1858. At the time when the John Wornall House was built, the property was a working farm of 50 acres. Both Confederate and Union soldiers used the house as a field hospital following the 1864 Batle of Westport. The Wornall family lived in the house in 1964. The John Wornall House was restored to the 1858 period and is open daily for tours.

Where is John Wornall House Museum?

The John Wornall House Museum is located at:

6115 Wornall Road
Kansas City Missouri 64113
Telephone: 816-444-1858

Also check for upcoming events at the John Wornall House Museum. The Museum is open February-December.

What are the opening hours at the John Wornall House Museum?

Opening hours are:

Tuesday-Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on

Sundays, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Tours are given every hour on the hour, with the last tour starting no later than 3 p.m.

How much is the admission fee to the John Wornall House Museum?

Admission is $6 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens.

John Wornall House Garden

One of the most popular attraction at the John Wornall House Museum is the Wornall House Garden and the Wornall House Garden Tours. You can visit 6 of Kansas Cities' premier gardens.

  • The Munsell garden features a 50 year old boxwood hedge.
  • The Buford / Stein garden is an urban cottage garden.
  • A collection of dwarf conifers fills the Snyder garden.
  • The Aull garden showcases shade planting and magnificent bones.

When you step onto the Hummer / Jenkins property you step into a garden filled with shade loving plants surrounding a darling cottage. You can tour he Wornall House Museum and visit the herb garden to see a variety of culinary and medicinal herbs deemed necessary for frontier life.