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Historic Phelps House

1146 Grand Ave, Carthage, MO 64836-2832
+1 417-358-1776
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noon wedding venue

Daughter loved the victorian house, doesnt require many decorations. But they need to be bright as... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2016
Joplin, Missouri
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Event Venue

I use the Phelps for wedding, baby and birthday celebrations. The facility is beautiful and easy... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2016
Reeds, Missouri
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  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
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20 Nov 2016
“noon wedding venue”
28 Sep 2016
“Event Venue”
1146 Grand Ave, Carthage, MO 64836-2832
+1 417-358-1776
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Daughter loved the victorian house, doesnt require many decorations. But they need to be bright as a lot of dark areas-low lighting. Venue has 50 chairs - 13 card tables - 3 8ft tables, dining room table to use. RATES on-line are way out of...More

Thank adaluisa
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I use the Phelps for wedding, baby and birthday celebrations. The facility is beautiful and easy to work with.

Thank arnerg
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We didn't go in since it's only open for tours on Wednesdays. I'll share this: don't hurry through Carthage. Drive Central Ave from the east, turning south at Garrison for a block and back to the right on Oak St.....this is the old Route 66....More

2  Thank texdawg89
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The Historic Phelps House is a great representation of the beauty in the historic homes of Carthage. Beautiful home that is rich in history.

Thank bridgesm0m
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Was a wonderful venue for after-wedding dance and dinner-buffet. Rental fees are amazingly low. Every room is full of fantastic wood and carvings, Massive fireplaces, garden room, elegant staircase for photos, and beautiful crystal and antique party settings, as with every corner of this amazing...More

1  Thank bob r
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This is a very unique house to visit. You can rent it out for functions as well. Very delightful. One of the charming places of Carthage.

Thank Goldenrod11411
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I have used the Phelps for four special events. Each time I was applauded as the best hostess ever. The house is beautiful and entertainment friendly. I have given three wedding/baby showers and one wedding reception with no problems at all. The kitchen and serving...More

1  Thank glendakay105
Reviewed 15 September 2015

If you like old style mansion toe houses you will love this. Our tour group visited this. Many, many antiques, and lots of old art work. You can just imagine the style of living in the early days living in this beautiful house. From the...More

Thank Grandlk
Reviewed 14 September 2015

I am in the bank travel business. I take senior citizens on bus trips. On August 19th I took them to Carthage, MO. One of our stops was the Historic Phelps House where my group had such as well as a tour. The lunch was...More

Thank Rita M
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We would have looked to visit but the house is only open on Wednesdays and the site is really set up to try and get large group bookings.

1  Thank ozzie5melbourne
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can you tour the house without hosting an event?
26 August 2015|
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Response from ottovonbraun |
Hello, the house is open for tours from 10-4 on Wednesdays April through November. Tours are $5 per person.
Travis B
what year was it built?
9 April 2015|
Response from ottovonbraun |