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 Religion and Cultural History 

  Independence, MO 
Children's Peace Pavilion  [Web Site]
Community of Christ Temple Auditorium, 1001 W. Walnut, Independence, MO  64050   816-521-3033

Interactive children's museum is dedicated to pursuing and promoting peace through example.  The Pavilion combines a variety of experiences, presentation, learning centers, hands-on activities, and communications that explore what it means to be a peacemaker.  Free Admission (From Museum Brochure)

Mormon Visitor's Center
937 W Walnut, Independence, MO  816-836-3466

Features a 28-foot-high painting of the Second Coming  of Christ, with narration of his words.  Guided tours include historical exhibits and artifacts of Mormons in western Missouri - 1831 to 1839.  Enjoy a variety of movies on history, beliefs and purpose of life. 
  Leavenworth, KS 
Chapel of the Veteran's
Eisenhower Dept. of Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Located on the grounds of the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, the Chapel, built in 1893 features architecture reminiscent of the early European cathedrals.  In 1921, the chapel was listed in Ripley's "Believe it or Not" as the only church in which Protestants and Catholic services were conducted simultaneously.
  Overland Park, KS 
Midwest Center for Holocaust Education   [Web Site]
5801 W 115th Street, Ste. 106, Overland Park, KS 66211 913-327-8190
  Unity Village, MO 
Unity  [Web Site]
1901 NW Blue Parkway, Unity Village, MO  64065  816-524-3550, Ext. 3000
Free historic guided tours of the buildings and grounds.  Call for times, details and directions

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