This website provides information about both the John Wornall House Museum (6115 Wornall Road) and the Alexander Majors House Museum (8201 State Line Road). To access the Majors House website, especially for rental details, please click the partner box to the right. In 2011, the Wornall House and the Majors House merged to create one nonprofit organization called The Wornall/Majors House Museums. In the coming months, we will launch a new website that provides easier access to information about both houses. For information about upcoming programs and events as well as winter hours at each house, please see the posts below.
Mark your calendars now for these upcoming events! All ticket proceeds will benefit the educational programs of The Wornall/Majors House Museums. Thank you in advance!
Saturday & Sunday, April 4 & 5: Missouri Irish Brigade’s Annual Spring Muster at the Alexander Majors House. Free with museum admission. Tours of the House available for regular admission fees.
Thursday, April 24: Annual Herb Cocktail Party at the Alexander Majors House. 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. $35 per person. Enjoy a tasting menu and food demonstrations by Chef Shannon “Firebug” Kimball and signature cocktails made with fresh herbs. This fundraising event kicks off our annual Herb Sale on Saturday, April 26 (see below). Please click here to purchase your tickets!
Saturday, April 26: Annual Herb and Wildflower Sale at the John Wornall House. 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This beloved event features wildflowers from the Missouri Wildflower Nursery and locally grown herbs. Visit with local garden groups and celebrate spring! Entrance is free.
Friday, June 6: Patron Party Fundraiser. A special evening event that precedes the Garden Tour (see below for details). The evening includes:
- 5:00-7:00 p.m., A preview of six, local gardens that will be featured on the Garden Tour on Saturday, June 7 (see below for details).
- 6:30-10:00 p.m., Buffet dinner and wine at the home of Kansas City business man and Garden Tour Honorary Chair Jim Blair. His Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home is in Kansas City’s historic Roanoke district is the perfect location for an event that celebrates Kansas City’s history and beauty.
Tickets to the Patron Party on Friday, June 6 are $80 per person for museum members, and $100 per person for non-members. The price includes the preview of the gardens and the party at the Blair residence on Friday evening and one ticket to the Garden Tour for Saturday, June 7.
Saturday, June 7: Garden Tour. 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. $25 per person during pre-sale (now through June 1) and $30 per person thereafter (June 2 through the day of the event). The Garden Tour features seven gorgeous and ingenious gardens (including the Wornall House) ranging from the formal to the fantastic in classic Kansas City neighborhoods from Sunset Hill to Fairway, old Leawood to the Ward Parkway corridor. The Garden Tour will occur Rain or Shine! No ticket refunds will be provided.
June, July & August: Summer Camp; see below for more information.
REGISTRATION is now available for Camp Wornall/Majors!
Each year our interactive and hands-on summer camps are energized by new programs, crafts, and presenters while still maintaining kids’ favorites.
Our goal is to inspire and cultivate a life-long love of history by immersing children in activities, crafts, and learning experiences that showcase life in the 1850s and 1860s: sheep shearing, candle dipping, music and dancing, blacksmithing, pioneer games, storytelling, period dress, civil war history, and much more including unique presentations from local educators, reenactors, artists, and artisans.
Camp Wornall/Majors is for children who have completed Kindergarten through Age 12.
Camps take place at the Alexander Majors House Monday-Thursday,
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and at the John Wornall House on Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
July 28-August 1
$225 per camp week
50% deposit at registration ensures your child’s participation.
Click the Camp Registration Package 2014 to download the registration forms.
Click here to pay for summer camp with PayPal
In order to register your child(ren) for camp, Wornall/Majors must receive both camp registration package AND deposit. Wornall/Majors cannot ensure enrollment without both pieces.
Please submit by using one of the following options:
- Email the completed to forms to Dorene. Pay online through the link above or contact Dorene to pay via credit card.
- You may also mail the completed forms and a check to the Wornall House, attn Dorene (6115 Wornall Rd KCMO 64113).
For questions or for more information, please call 816-444-1858 or email Dorene.
The John Wornall House (6115 Wornall Road) remains closed temporarily for repairs. The Alexander Majors House (8201 State Line Road) will be open for private and group tours by appointment only in January through March. If you would like to schedule a tour, school/scouting field trip, or community program/presentation, please call us at (816) 444-1858.
For inquiries about renting the Alexander Majors House Barn in 2014, please visit the website of the Alexander Majors House Museum and email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Wornall House and Majors House will reopen for regular hours and public tours in April. Please check back for additional information.