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Leila's Hair Museum

1333 S Noland Rd, Independence, MO 64055
+1 816-833-2955
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We found this place when we Google "weird places to visit in KC". We were blown away. It was $15... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Miata P
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Des Moines, Iowa
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Fascinating and Worth the Visit

I was part of a group that was on a cross country road trip when someone mentioned a hair museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RP523
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Evansville, Indiana
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What's so unusual about this museum that displays antique jewelry and pictures? All items are made of human hair and are authentic antiques at least one hundred years old.
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  • Very good8%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1333 S Noland Rd, Independence, MO 64055
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place when we Google "weird places to visit in KC". We were blown away. It was $15 per person. There was a senior rate of $2.50 off. The tour was 45 minutes. There is so much history in this museum. I had...More

Thank Miata P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was part of a group that was on a cross country road trip when someone mentioned a hair museum nearby. Most of us were pretty skeptical of such a place but we decided to check it out and we are so glad we did....More

Thank RP523
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I knew that they did rings,and watch fobs of hair of loved ones that had pasted buyt did not know that it was also something given as a present wife's hair to husband as a wedding gift.

Thank Sherie C
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Pics from dead people's hair may kinda freak some people out, but this is so cool. It's a lost art, & the works are a.m.a.z.i.n.g. By the sound of it, it doesn't necessarily sound that interesting, but if you're interested in the history/lifestyles of generations...More

Thank Curlytop72
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Leila has an amazing collection of hair - family history hair designs like samplers made of family members' hair. Even has some hair if famous people.

Thank Doris F
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is a very small place, but has hundreds of items made from hair! It doesn't look like much from the street - but it's worth stopping for. The price is a little high for my taste, but I don't mind supporting the small business...More

Thank Day H
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I had some idea of what to expect from looking at the website prior to our visit, but the reality was so much more amazing and fascinating! We had a personal tour from a very knowledgeable and personable lady (not the owner, would have liked...More

1  Thank sbk117
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I'd never heard of hair wreaths until I stumbled across this museum. Totally worth the stop. It's a small museum, but it is PACKED with fascinating art. The tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. I can't even put it into words. This is just something...More

1  Thank CMWZ
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The owner, who has a true passion for hair and its many decorative and artistic uses, will personally give you the guided tour. Hair jewelry? Hair reliquaries? Hair portraiture? Hair left on the floor of Elvis's barber shop? All this and--most of all, hair woven...More

1  Thank Eva617
Reviewed 24 July 2016

To say that this museum is unique is an understatement. Leila is so pasionate about her collection. I never new anything like ths existed. There are hair wreaths, jewelry, decorations. Geneology using hair for generations in amazing. There is hair there from the Blessed Virgin...More

Thank skcgal
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