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Pershing Statue

at Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site

statue of Gen. John J. Pershing

Park Hours

Coordinates

39.788333, -93.169167

Park Hours

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, as well as temporary trail closures, click here to visit our Park and Site Status Map.


On the following days (actual or observed), staff will not be available and site buildings will be closed: Thanksgiving Day; Nov. 24, 2023; Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year’s Eve; New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Lincoln’s Birthday; and Presidents Day. 

HISTORIC SITE GROUNDS

Sunrise to sunset, daily, year-round

Pershing Boyhood Home hours

GUIDED TOURS

Summer Hours (On-Season)

April through October

Guided tours are available as staffing allows Tuesday through Thursday between 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., by contacting the site at 660-963-2525 or by visiting the site.

Guided tours are offered at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday and can be reserved online or by visiting the site.

Closed Sunday and Monday (except for the Monday of Memorial Day weekend and the Sunday of Labor Day weekend)

Winter Hours (Off-Season)

November through March

Tours of the boyhood home are available by appointment or as staffing allows. For more information, contact the site at 660-963-2525.

Prairie Mound School hours

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, year-round

Closed Sunday and Monday

Historic Site Office and Pershing Memorial Museum and Leadership Archives hours

April through October (On-Season)

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday

Closed Sunday and Monday (except for the Monday of Memorial Day weekend and the Sunday of Labor Day weekend)

November through March (Off-Season)

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday

Closed Sunday and Monday

There may be times when staff is unavailable. Please contact the site at 660-963-2525 for availability.