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Liberty Jail Historic Site

216 N Main St, Liberty, MO 64068-1629
+1 816-781-3188
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Inspiring piece of LDS history, nicely recreated.

The missionaries are very well-versed in their history of this place and of the area and made this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Claymont, Delaware
Interesting Footnote on Joseph Smith/LDS Migration

On a beautiful February afternoon, I visited this site to gain a further understand of Liberty... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
Darin J
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216 N Main St, Liberty, MO 64068-1629
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The missionaries are very well-versed in their history of this place and of the area and made this whole time in LDS history more understandable to me. I was touched by their presentations. For LDS members, this is an excellent and historic place to visit...More

Thank Splanky
Reviewed 18 February 2017

On a beautiful February afternoon, I visited this site to gain a further understand of Liberty. Until I entered the building, I was unaware of Northern Missouri's connection to Joseph Smith and the Latter Day Saints (LDS). I was greeted by an Elder who gave...More

Thank Darin J
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Glad we were able to fit this in to our schedule. We were in Missouri for a family funeral and on our way back to the airport to come home we stopped in for a tour. We love church history and this is an amazing...More

Thank MelindaJ514
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

An excellent place to learn history and have a spiritual experience. It's a place I enjoy going as a teenager and adult.

Thank Untcher
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The presentation by the missionaries here is interesting and inspirational, and best of all brief. We enjoyed the visit, which allowed us to see the history that we have heard about in Sunday School for years.

Thank Lloyd B
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Do not go here for a family day the props are all fake and when they "say" they know everything they google it all.

1  Thank cjon1857
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is the second Mormon(LDS) site I have stopped at and like the other the history here is very interesting. The site and presentation are very well done. The rebuilt jail sits on the exact site of the original jail. If you have an hour...More

1  Thank OnTheRoadAgain1056
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Whether you're Mormon or not, this little museum is interesting. It is the jail where Joseph Smith was incarcerated for a time. Touring the place, you'll learn about Mormonism and the history of its beginnings.

Thank GGMaSue19
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

A very nice interesting history stop. Lots too see and learn about for the jail history. If you like that sort of thing, you'll really enjoy it.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 17 August 2016

The Liberty Jail is a very enlightening experience. It is a sad story in part, but a very spiritual story, as well. The tour guides are excellent and the recreation of the historic site is wonderful

Thank swso638
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D. Larry G
What is a reasonable amount of time to spend to see the site and take the tour?
27 June 2016|
Response from Jonell N | Reviewed this property |
Plan on about 30 minutes. 15-20 for an opening presentation. 10 minutes or so to see the jail and listen to a small presentation in there.