Vaile Mansion

1500 N. Liberty St.
Independence, MO 64050- Map It
(816) 325-7111

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. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$6; $5 (senior citizens; no discount during Christmas Opening); $3 (ages 6-16). Combination ticket with 1859 Jail, Marshal's Home & Museum; Bingham-Waggoner Estate and National Frontier Trails Museum $20.
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. 1-4, Apr.-Oct. and late Nov.-Dec. 30. Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas.