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Powers Museum

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Beautiful

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

Reviewed 16 September 2015
Grandlk
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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
great

Powers Museum was a fun place to go with family and friend have been many times would go back again... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2012
Elizabeth G
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Joplin, Missouri
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28 Aug 2018
“Nice Museum on Rt. 66”
14 Jan 2017
“Lots of interesting thinks to see”
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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...more
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1617 Oak St, Carthage, MO 64836-2007
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Nice free museum with changing displays devoted to the town of Carthage and both Civil War and Victorian history. A great place to stop and visit on Rt 66.

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 16 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.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Grandlk
Reviewed 5 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.

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed 5 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

Date of experience: October 2013
1  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.

2  Thank Martin W
Reviewed 21 May 2012

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

Date of experience: May 2012
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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