• Precious Moments Park and Chapel - Carthage, Missouri

      A theme-park and retail attraction based on Samuel Butcher's 'Precious Moments' figurines introduced in the 1970's, the park and chapel now draw 400,000 visitors annually. The centerpiece is a chapel. The art mostly depicts children with tear-drop eyes involved in a variety of 'saintly" activities. Also on the premises is a gift shop with the world's largest retail collection of Precious Moments figurines.

      If you go:
      Open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter. What amazing about this place is that's located in the middle of agricultural fields. Two lane roads expand to eight lanes and then go back to two lanes just beyond it.


      4105 S. Chapel Road
      Carthage, Missouri 64836 USA

      Phone Numbers:

      Visitor Center
      +1 (417) 358-0684

      +1 (800) 543-7975