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Leila's Hair Museum

1333 S Noland Rd, Independence, MO 64055
+1 816-833-2955
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Chose to go to this museum as it was unusual. My sister in law and I didn't know what to expect... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Central Florida, Florida
Much more than I expected

We visited Leilas Hair Museum because it sounded quirky and we were curious. Not only was it... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
dixie C
Topeka, Kansas
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What's so unusual about this museum that displays antique jewelry and pictures? All items are made of human hair and are authentic antiques at least one hundred years old.
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1333 S Noland Rd, Independence, MO 64055
+1 816-833-2955
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chose to go to this museum as it was unusual. My sister in law and I didn't know what to expect. The tour guide was very informative and knowledgeable about the subject matter and answered our questions. Very interesting history about hair that I didn't...More

Thank LucyH512
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We visited Leilas Hair Museum because it sounded quirky and we were curious. Not only was it interesting but a good history lesson as well. There is so much significance to the hair weavings in terms of family histories. I highly recommend the tour and...More

Thank dixie C
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

I didn't know what to expect when we stopped in on a road trip to Kansas city. The tour guide was personable and very informative. The collection is really impressive! Once she explained that prior to having photographs these art pieces were how family members...More

Thank tameria1963
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Since we were in Independence visiting the Truman Presidential museum, we thought we would check out other things in the area to do and this was one of them. Kind of hard to explain, but instead of pictures, people used hair to show the family...More

Thank mb2845
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Best place to go if you are done visiting Truman sites. Fantastic and historically knowledgeable owner. You will never visit any other place like it!

Thank pb625
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We found this place when we Google "weird places to visit in KC". We were blown away. It was $15 per person. There was a senior rate of $2.50 off. The tour was 45 minutes. There is so much history in this museum. I had...More

Thank Miata P
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I was part of a group that was on a cross country road trip when someone mentioned a hair museum nearby. Most of us were pretty skeptical of such a place but we decided to check it out and we are so glad we did....More

Thank RP523
Reviewed 8 October 2016

I knew that they did rings,and watch fobs of hair of loved ones that had pasted buyt did not know that it was also something given as a present wife's hair to husband as a wedding gift.

Thank Sherie C
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Pics from dead people's hair may kinda freak some people out, but this is so cool. It's a lost art, & the works are a.m.a.z.i.n.g. By the sound of it, it doesn't necessarily sound that interesting, but if you're interested in the history/lifestyles of generations...More

Thank Curlytop72
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Leila has an amazing collection of hair - family history hair designs like samplers made of family members' hair. Even has some hair if famous people.

Thank Doris F
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