Where History and Art Thrive 

Precious Moments Chapel is located in Carthage, Missouri, a short drive from the famed Route 66 highway.

Planning a visit to the Precious Moments Chapel? These resources can help make the most of your visit to our neighborhood.

Local Accommodations

Quality Inn & Suites417-359-5900
Carthage Inn417-358-2499
Boots Court Motel417-310-2989
Super 8 by Wyndham417-359-9000
Grand Avenue Bed & Breakfast
Comfort Inn & Suites417-627-0400
Drury Inn & Suites417-781-8000
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites417-623-0000
Holiday Inn417-624-9000
Homewood Suites by Hilton417-623-1900
Quality Inn Joplin417-627-0440
Residence Inn by Marriott417-782-0908
Sleep Inn417-691-8532
Ballard’s Campground417-359-0359
Big Red Barn RV Park417-358-2432
Camp Mi Casa On The Route RV Park417-358-7829
Coachlight RV Park417-358-3666
The Stagestop Campground417-455-1221
Zan’s Creekside RV Park417-782-0441

Visit Our Neighbors

Cherry’s Art Emporium On The Square – enjoy a gallery of fine art including local and non-local artists alike.

Koka Art Gallery & Studio – view art in a variety of mediums from some of Carthage’s renowned local artists.

Maze Creek Art Studio – enjoy oil paintings, watercolors, and more by renowned Carthage artist, Andy Thomas.

Phelps House – recall a day of opulence in 19th century Victorian Era Carthage with a tour of the historic Phelps House.

Powers Museum – take a step back in time at the Powers Museum of Carthage history.

Red Oak II –  the art and imagination of a dear friend, Lowell Davis, are on display at the rustic and expansive Red Oak II.

Stone’s Throw Dinner Theater – from comedies to mysteries, the arts come alive on Old Route 66 in Carthage with a night of theater and dinner prepared by a local chef.

Photo Credit: © 2008 TheWhitePelican. Edits © 2011 by Smallbones.

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Welcome to the Precious Moments Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with an emphasis in the arts. We are dedicated to keeping the Precious Moments Chapel free of charge for all visitors to enjoy the art and inspiration of Precious Moments Founding Artist, Samuel J. Butcher.

4321 Chapel Road, Carthage, MO 64836                          800-543-7975                                                       [email protected]

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