Independence Visitors Center

Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of history at the Independence Visitors’ Center in Independence, Missouri. Here, the echoes of the 1830s resonate as you explore the vibrant story of the Latter-day Saint community that once flourished in this city. From the prophetic vision of Joseph Smith designating Independence as ” the center place” of Zion to the dedication of a temple site, every corner of this center whispers tales of faith, resilience, and devotion.

Step back in time as you wander through exhibits chronicling the early struggles and triumphs of the Latter-day Saints in Missouri.  With its rich historical narrative and captivating displays, the Independence Visitors’ Center beckons visitors to embark on a journey of discovery and contemplation.

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