1-800-543-7975
2017 Hours of Operation

March 4
through November 23  

Visitor’s Center:
9:00 am-5:30pm
Chapel:
9:00am* -5:00 pm
Gift Shoppe:
9:30 am-5:30 pm
*First tour is at 9:15 and last tour is at 4:00 pm

Samuel J Butcher Museum:
10:00 am-4:00 pm
(May 26 through August 13)

Royal Delights Cafe:
Open Daily 11 am-4:00 pm
(May 26-November 22)

2017 Extended Holiday Hours
Beginning November 24th through December 31st

Sunday – Thursday
Visitor’s Center
:
9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Chapel:
9:00am* -5:00 pm
Gift Shoppe:
9:30 am-5:30 pm
*First tour is at 9:15 and last tour is at 4:00 pm

Friday – Saturday:
Visitor Center:
9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Chapel:
9:00am* – 8:00 pm
Gift Shoppe:
9:30 am – 8:00 pm

Royal Delights Cafe:
Sunday – Thursday:
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday – Saturday:
11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Samuel J. Butcher Museum:
Closed for the Season

**Christmas Eve Open
9:00 am – 1:00 pm,
Closed Thanksgiving,
Christmas, & New Year’s Day

Directions

Directions

The Precious Moments Chapel is located in Carthage, Missouri; part of the country known as the Ozarks. We welcome guests from all over the world to our property every day. Many come by car and bus, many fly to one of the regions airports. There are so many ways to get to the Chapel; we have highlighted some different methods of travel below. Our Address:

Precious Moments Chapel & Gardens
4321 S Chapel Road
Carthage , MO 64836

Travel Methods – By Vehicle By Plane By Group

If you’re traveling by vehicle…

The Precious Moments Chapel is located in Carthage, Missouri. Just a short distance off of I-44 which connects St. Louis , Missouri to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma or Hwy 71/49 which connects Kansas City, Missouri, with Ft. Smith , Arkansas . The following table should help you find your way to the Chapel from any major city in the Midwest . For a detailed map, check out Mapquest®.

City

Time*

Miles*

Directions

Springfield, MO

1 Hour

70 mi

I-44 West to Hwy. 71 North (I-49) (Exit 18B) to HH (Fir Rd) West to Chapel Road South (Turn at Big Precious Moments Sign and main entrance is approx 3 miles)

Branson, MO

2.25 Hours

115 mi

MO Highway 65 North to I-44 West to Hwy. 71 North (I-49) (Exit 18B) to HH (Fir Rd) West to Chapel Road South (Turn at Big Precious Moments Sign and main entrance is approx 3 miles)

Kansas City, MO

3.25 Hours

153 mi

Hwy. 71 South (I-49) to HH (Fir Rd) West to Chapel Road South (Turn at Big Precious Moments Sign and main entrance is approx 3 miles)

St. Louis, MO

5 Hours

281 mi

I-44 West to Hwy. 71 North (I-49) (Exit 18B) to HH (Fir Rd) West to Chapel Road South (Turn at Big Precious Moments Sign and main entrance is approx 3 miles)

Tulsa, OK

2 Hours

130 mi

I-44 East to Hwy. 71 North (I-49) (Exit 18B) to HH (Fir Rd) West to Chapel Road South (Turn at Big Precious Moments Sign and main entrance is approx 3 miles)

Oklahoma City, OK

4.5 Hours

233 mi

I-44 East to Hwy. 71 North (I-49) (Exit 18B) to HH (Fir Rd) West to Chapel Road South (Turn at Big Precious Moments Sign and main entrance is approx 3 miles)

Bentonville, AR

1.5 Hours

73 mi

71 North to I-44 East to Hwy. 71 North (I-49) (Exit 18B) to HH (Fir Rd) West to Chapel Road South (Turn at Big Precious Moments Sign and main entrance is approx 3 miles)

Fayetteville, AR

2.25 Hours

99 mi

71 North to I-44 East to Hwy. 71 North (I-49) (Exit 18B) to HH (Fir Rd) West to Chapel Road South (Turn at Big Precious Moments Sign and main entrance is approx 3 miles)

Time and Mileage calculations based on travel from center of city.

If you’re traveling by plane…

If you’re planning on flying we have gathered some links that will take you to the airports that service this part of the country. Be sure and check with your travel agent for flight availability.

Airport

Distance from The Park*

Air Traffic

Link

Joplin Regional Airport

20 Miles

for smaller airplanes

 

Springfield-Branson Regional Airport

60 Miles

for small to medium-sized airplanes

www.sgf-branson-airport.com

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport

75 Miles

for smaller airplanes

www.nwara.com

Tulsa International Airport

130 Miles

small, medium and large airplanes

 

Kansas City International Airport

180 Miles

small, medium and large airplanes

 

St. Louis International Airport

290 Miles

small, medium and large airplanes

www.lambert-stlouis.com

Mileage calculations based on travel airport to Carthage , Missouri .

 

If you’re traveling with a group…

If you are a Group Leader or a Tour Company please contact us directly as noted below.

Group Reservations: 800-543-7975 Ext. 2983, Fax: 417-359-2939

Email us: reservations@preciousmoments.com .

Chapel and grounds are closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day

Box Lunch Option: A box lunch is available for purchase in advance for travel groups.  Cost per person is $7.75 plus tax.  A box lunch includes:

  • Sandwich
  • Bag of chips
  • Drink
  • Dessert

Box lunches must be ordered in advance when making your group reservations.

Eat-On-Your-Own Option:   This will not require group vouchers as in years past.  Individuals will simply pay for their own food at Royal Delights.