1-800-543-7975
Hours of Operation
2021 Hours of Operation

January 4 – April 30

Open Daily

Gift Shoppe  10:00am – 4:00pm
Chapel*  10:15am – 3:45pm

Chapel passes required.
See Gift Shoppe Staff

May 1 – November 18

Open Daily

Gift Shoppe  9:30am – 5:00pm
Chapel*  10:15am – 3:45pm

Chapel passes required.
See Gift Shoppe Staff

Samuel J Butcher Museum: 10:15am – 3:45pm (May 24 through August 7)- subject to change

*First tour is at 10:15 a.m., remaining tours on the hour. Last tour is at 3:00pm

November 19 –  December 31

Christmas Lighting Ceremony – November 19, at 6:30pm

Sunday – Thursday:

Visitor’s Center: 9:30am – 5:00pm

Chapel: 10:15*am – 3:45pm

Gift Shoppe: 9:30am – 5:30pm

Samuel J Butcher Museum: CLOSED

*First tour is at 10:15am, remaining tours on the hour. Last tour is at 3:00pm

 

Friday – Saturday:

Visitor Center: 9:30am – 7:30pm

Chapel: 10:15*am – 7:00pm

Gift Shoppe: 9:30am – 8:00pm

Samuel J. Butcher Museum: Closed for the Season

*First tour is at 10:15am,
remaining tours on the hour.
Last tour is at 3:00pm
Open Touring 4:00pm – 7:00pm

CLOSED: New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, Christmas Eve (12/24) Close at  1:00 pm

 NOTE: Lunches for groups of 15 or more are available at Precious Moments through Taste of Italy (restaurant on property). For food options, please contact Taste of Italy at 417-358-2000.

All hours of operation listed are subject to change without notification

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. 2840, Fax: 417-359-2939

Email us: reservations@preciousmoments.com .

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