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1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum and Westport Historical Society

4000 Baltimore Ave
Kansas City,  MO 64111

Phone: (816) 561-1821

1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum and Westport Historical Society

Located at 4000 Baltimore, in Kansas City, MO, the 1855 Harris-Kearney House is the oldest remaining residence in Kansas City. The house was built by the Harris family in 1855, and is now a museum owned and operated by the Westport Historical Society (WHS). The WHS was founded in 1956 to promote, preserve, and foster public interest in the significant history of Westport, Missouri, the Town of Kansas, and Missouri, as well as their founders.

The 1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum is closed for the winter season from mid-December to March. Tours can be scheduled during this time by calling or emailing the museum. Normal businesses hours will resume on March 5, 2014, and the museum will be open for walk-in tours Wednesday-Saturday, from 1-5pm. For more information, visit our website, www.westporthistorical.com. Contact us at 816-561-1821, westporthistorical@gmail.com.

We are a house museum, and the oldest remaining residence in Kansas City. We are owned and operated by the Westport Historical Society.

The Westport Historical Society is pleased to welcome visitors of all ages to tour the mansion museum and experience a part of history. Our new 2013 hours, starting March 6, are Wed-Sat from 1-5pm. Please call us at (816) 561-1821 for appointments for

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