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Bingham Waggoner Estate

313 W Pacific Ave, Independence, MO 64050-4303
+1 816-461-3491
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Great Visit, Great Tour Guide

A must place to go on your visit to Independence. Learned some new things about antique items, the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jag1948
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Great Tour

We had a great tour with Wanda! She made the tour fun and exciting even for our boys ages 8, 3 and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kristen B
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313 W Pacific Ave, Independence, MO 64050-4303
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A must place to go on your visit to Independence. Learned some new things about antique items, the history, and it was very well-maintained. Our tour guide was very informative and helpful. What a friendly group of volunteers!

Thank Jag1948
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Shireen M, Manager at Bingham Waggoner Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for visiting us and for taking your time to write a review! We're glad you had a good experience here. We had a really great time with the four of you, too! Happy traveling!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great tour with Wanda! She made the tour fun and exciting even for our boys ages 8, 3 and 1 as we imagined getting locked in the icebox, peeked into passageways, and explored the beautiful mansion. Excellent spot to see!More

Thank Kristen B
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Shireen M, Manager at Bingham Waggoner Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

All of our Docents have the flexibility and knowledge to provide an excellent experience for all our guests, no matter the age. You are to be congratulated for exposing your children to this and other historic sites. Thanks so much for your visit and for...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had an individual tour with a guide that made my visit just wonderful. So much historical and architectural information. The house has gorgeous and very interesting objects. You will love your visit.

Thank Karin N
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Shireen M, Manager at Bingham Waggoner Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We have very capable Docents available at the Estate in addition to a fantastic historic residence. That makes a winning combination for us. We appreciate your taking the time to evaluate our site. Please come again!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly, the grounds, buildings and furnishings are in impeccable condition. The tour guide, Don, was knowledgeable and exceedingly passionate about the estate and the history of Missouri, especially the city of Independence. Exceptionally polite, immaculately groomed, Don and all of the volunteers are a treasure...More

Thank Deborahh1953
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Shireen M, Manager at Bingham Waggoner Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Don is one of our most dedicated Docents/Volunteers. He logs in 50 hours per month with an inordinate degree of love and commitment. That, along with the excellent product we have to offer here is a winning combination. We appreciate your in-depth observation and evaluation....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The home and property are like a step back to the 1800s and the early days of Independence. We love old homes and buildings as well as history, so we really enjoyed this tour! We enjoyed things like...seeing the door where the milk man would...More

Thank Les R
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Shireen M, President at Bingham Waggoner Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Les, We appreciate your visit to our historic home. We feel it's one of the best restored residences in the Midwest as well as the United States. The house has a fascination for all, including children, and our docents know how to get and keep...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

This is a hidden gem in Independence. This is a great hands on museum where you can see the entire house and even touch most of the items that are original to it. I highly recommend this tour.

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Shireen M, Manager at Bingham Waggoner Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you so much for your visit, your review and your recommendation. We take great delight in people enjoying what we have to share!

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We were in the area to visit the Truman Library and found this wonderful estate. It proved to be the highlight of our trip. The staff is extremely friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. This has to be one of the best historic home I have visited....More

Thank travelingcoupleokc
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Shireen M, Manager at Bingham Waggoner Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you so much for visiting and for taking the time to write a review. We're glad you enjoyed your tour and the estate. Steve Schreiber mentioned your tour and said how much he enjoyed having you. Please come again anytime you're in our area....More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

My co-worker got married here and had a beautiful ceremony on the stairs inside the estate. Then proceeded into the dining room for the snacks and wedding cake. We all got to tour the place after the wedding. Plenty of parking and beautifully decorated for...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Been to a few different events over the years. Have always enjoyed them! If you've never been to check this place out, you should!

Thank Shannon S
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Shireen M, Manager at Bingham Waggoner Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to write your review. We truly appreciate it and look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a beautiful home with a great deal of history attached to we tour it every year a Christmas it is decorated each year by community volunteers

Thank Rosie B
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Shireen M, Manager at Bingham Waggoner Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Rosie, Thank you very much for visiting and for taking your time to write a review. We truly appreciate it!

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