Historical Attractions

The National Churchill Museum Fulton

Where is it at?

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The National Churchill Museum
501 Westminster Avenue
Fulton
MO
65251
Tel: 573.592.5369

Directions

Located seven miles from Interstate 70, Fulton is a short 100-mile drive from St. Louis and is 150 miles from Kansas City, Missouri. Jefferson City, Missouri's capital, is 20 miles south of the campus, and Columbia, home to the University of Missouri, is 25 miles west of the campus.

Where are we going today?

The National Churchill Museum is located on the Westminster College campus in Fulton, Missouri, and is a great way for kids to learn first hand about the life and times of Sir Winston Churchill - one of the world's most memorable political leaders.

In fact, the location of the museum is the same place where he made that famous "Iron Curtain" speech. See, you're already learning!

The National Churchill Museum is filled with amazing artifacts and information on the history of Churchill, with several exhibits that change every year. They also have a permanent exhibition so you can re-live the amazing life of an amazing man every time you visit!

They are a great way for kids to be inspired by his experiences and leadership qualities, and really feel what life during his time would have been like.

Kids can experience the sounds and sights of life in a trench during WWI, and they can hear and see the effects of the Blitz among a dazzling light and sound show.

Ever wanted to be a spy? You can at the National Churchill Museum! Spend some time deciphering WWII secret codes, and finding clues from the secrets locked deep within the Cold War briefcase.

If you fancy a rest, you can just sit back in an overstuffed chair and listen to the tales of Churchill's wisdom and wit!

The undercroft of this beautiful and historic Wren church is a museum filled with a priceless treasury of artifacts and information relating to the life and times of Sir Winston Churchill.

So much better than reading a book about this great man - it's a museum where kids become PART of history themselves!

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How much does it cost?

  • Adults$7.50
  • Children$4.50 (Ages 6 to 11) / $5.50 (Ages 12 to 18)
  • Free Under: 5 years.
LAST UPDATED 2016

When can we go?

Daily 10am to 4:30pm.

Closed all Mondays Nov - Feb, and some major holidays

Teachers corner

The National Churchill Museum is a center for hands-on, innovative learning for teachers and students and they have a great variety of educational options to explore..

I'm Hungry!

It's best to get something in the area before your visit, so you can focus on the exhibits and not those rumbling tummies!.

Any Top Tips?

The Annual Victorian Christmas is not to be missed! Make sure you try and get a ticket!.

Doing our bit

The museum is dedicated to honoring the life of an incredible and influential man, and a great place for the whole family to learn .

Need a little extra help?

The museum is accessible .

Can I get one of those?

If, like Churchill, you have simple tastes "easily satisfied with the best," then a trip to the Museum's Gift Shop is sure to please. Visit their well-stocked Gift Shop, which features toys, postcards, t-shirts, fine food items, and unique "Churchilliana" collectibles..

More information

During severe weather in winter, cal in advance to see if the museum is remaining open for the day.

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    Incredible! Such history presented in a creative setting. Never expected to find this in mid-Missouri.

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