National Frontier Trails Museum

In 1989-90 the National Frontier Trails Museum was built by the State of Missouri with the surviving portion of the Waggoner-Gates Mill incorporated into the design.The old mill’s locker room was refurbished as well, and serves as the national headquarters of the Oregon-California Trails Association. Operated by the City of Independence, the Trails Museum tells the story of the exploration, acquisition, and settlement of the American West.

NFTMInfo@indepmo.org
318 W. Pacific, Independence, MO 64050
(816) 325-7575