Vaile Mansion

1500 N. Liberty St.
Independence, MO 64050- Map It
Phone: (816) 325-7430

AAA Editor Notes

Vaile Mansion is at 1500 N. Liberty St. The 30-room home of local entrepreneur and mail contractor Harvey Merrick Vaile was hailed by Kansas City newspaper reporters as “the most princely house and the most comfortable home in the entire West” during its construction in the early 1880s. The restored mansion is furnished in period. During Christmas Opening there's a display of Victorian gowns. Guided tours are available.
$6; $5 (ages 62+); no discount during Christmas Opening; $3 (ages 6-16 and students with ID).
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. 1-4, Apr.-Oct. and late Nov.-Dec. 30. Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas. Allow 1 hour minimum.