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Midwest Genealogy Center

3440 S Lees Summit Rd, Independence, MO 64055-1923
+1 816-252-7228
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Great experience

The staff was extremely helpful. I was overwhelmed by all the info I found. Looking forward to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Donna G
via mobile
Nice Place!

My wife and I are into genealogy and saw that this place was close to where we were staying, so we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tomemt4u
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The Midwest Genealogy Center, the largest free-standing genealogy library in the United States, is one of the nation's preeminent destinations for researching family history, providing access to almost three-quarter of a million on-site materials, as well as free online resources. Midwest Genealogy Center features 52,000 square feet of space to house all of the free resources and technology needed to research family history whether one's relatives originated in the Midwest or across an ocean. Part of Mid-Continent Public Library, The Center offers free access to microfilm sources, microfiche records, books, directories, and online resources seven days a week and offers free classes and programs throughout the year.
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Hours Today: 13:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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3440 S Lees Summit Rd, Independence, MO 64055-1923
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+1 816-252-7228
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was extremely helpful. I was overwhelmed by all the info I found. Looking forward to more research at home.

Thank Donna G
Mary A, Public Relations Manager at Midwest Genealogy Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your visit and taking the time to leave a review. We look forward to you return!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I are into genealogy and saw that this place was close to where we were staying, so we had to check it out. Very nice place! The staff was very helpful and you had lots of room to spread out and do...More

Thank tomemt4u
Mary A, Public Relations Manager at Midwest Genealogy Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We appreciate you making time during your trip to stop by the Midwest Genealogy Center and taking the time to leave a review. We hope you'll come back and spend more time with us soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in here to do a brief search. The facility is clean and the staff is helpful. Very well organized and full of Midwest history.

Thank Beverly2505
Mary A, Public Relations Manager at Midwest Genealogy Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your visit and taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor! We hope you will return and see us again soon!

Reviewed 18 May 2017

I spent a couple of hours at the Midwest Genealogy Center and was greeted by a friendly staff to show me around. I began my search upstairs in the books by state then by county. I found one 2 line reference to my brick wall...More

Thank Fireauntx
Mary A, Public Relations Manager at Midwest Genealogy Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We want to let you know how much we appreciate you making a visit to Midwest Genealogy Center in May and taking the time to leave a thoughtful review. It's great to hear that the books you found were helpful in your research and letting...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Sure wished I lived closer to this resource center! I did join for a year to access online databases and dig around. Super helpful staff. What a gem!

Thank AngusChevy
Mary A, Public Relations Manager at Midwest Genealogy Center, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you so much for your visit and review! We hope you are able to visit us again soon!

Reviewed 18 December 2016

Early morning and time to vote. Arrived two hours before the opeing and visited with a bunch of fellow citizens. Great experience.

Thank Pbaglaw
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I have done genealogy work for years and love having this location so close. When I had visitors from out of state recently, who were on a genealogy quest of their own, I was able to take them to the center and explain their project....More

Thank Patricia C
Mary A, Public Relations Manager at Midwest Genealogy Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2016

Tricia - Thank you for your review and for sharing your experience with other potential visitors to Midwest Genealogy Center. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 8 October 2016

I would like to come back and take advantage of the resources they have4 and the many classes that are available

Thank Sherie C
Mary A, Public Relations Manager at Midwest Genealogy Center, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2016

Thank you for your visit! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is a new state of the art Genealogy Library. They have books, maps, computers, every possible way to research your ancestors. You can use their computers to access Ancestry.com, but it is more limiting that a paid subscription, but you can see the majority...More

Thank Sherri S
Mary A, Public Relations Manager at Midwest Genealogy Center, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016

Thank you for your review! We are so glad that you enjoy visiting Midwest Genealogy Center!

Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have been to this library quite a few times. The employees are extremely helpful and knowledgeable. They offer excellent classes on genealogy as well.

Thank csylvstr
Mary A, Public Relations Manager at Midwest Genealogy Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Thank you for your review! We hope to see you again soon!

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