Directions

Visit the Precious Moments Visitor Center and Chapel in Carthage, Missouri

The Precious Moments Visitor Center and Chapel is located in Carthage, Missouri. Right in the middle of the United States, in the Ozarks, and just off Famous Route 66. We welcome guests from all over the world, every day. Many come by car and bus, many fly to one of the many airports in the region. Here are a few ways to help you play our stay. Our Address:


Precious Moments Park and Chapel
4321 S Chapel Road
Carthage, MO 64836
View Map

Travel Methods - By Vehicle | By Plane | By Group

If you're traveling by vehicle...

The Precious Moments Park is located right in the middle of the U.S. in Carthage, Missouri. Just a short hop off of I-44 which connects St. Louis, Missouri to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma or Hwy 71 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 Google Maps.


City Time* Miles* Directions
Springfield, MO 1 Hour 70 mi I-44 West to Hwy. 71 North (Exit 18B) to HH (Fir Rd) West to Chapel Road South (Turn left on Chapel Road 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 (Exit 18B) to HH (Fir Rd) West to Chapel Road South (Turn left on Chapel Road and main entrance is approx 3 miles)
Kansas City, MO 3.25 Hours 153 mi Hwy. 71 South to HH (Fir Rd) West to Chapel Road South (Turn left on Chapel Road and main entrance is approx 3 miles)
St. Louis, MO 5 Hours 281 mi I-44 West to Hwy. 71 North (Exit 18B) to HH (Fir Rd) West to Chapel Road South (Turn left on Chapel Road and main entrance is approx 3 miles)
Tulsa, OK 2 Hours 130 mi I-44 East to Hwy. 71 North (Exit 18B) to HH (Fir Rd) West to Chapel Road South (Turn left on Chapel Road and main entrance is approx 3 miles)
Oklahoma City, OK 4.5 Hours 233 mi I-44 East to Hwy. 71 North (Exit 18B) to HH (Fir Rd) West to Chapel Road South (Turn left on Chapel Road and main entrance is approx 3 miles)
Bentonville, AR 1.5 Hours 73 mi 71 North to I-44 East to Hwy. 71 North (Exit 18B) to HH (Fir Rd) West to Chapel Road South (Turn left on Chapel Road and main entrance is approx 3 miles)
Fayetteville, AR 2.25 Hours 99 mi 71 North to I-44 East to Hwy. 71 North (Exit 18B) to HH (Fir Rd) West to Chapel Road South (Turn left on Chapel Road and main entrance is approx 3 miles)
* Time and Mileage calculations based on travel from center of city.

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. If you're traveling by plane...


Airport Distance from The Park* Air Traffic Link
Joplin Regional Airport 20 Miles for smaller airplanes www.joplinmo.org/149/Airport
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 www.tulsaairports.com
Kansas City International Airport 180 Miles small, medium and large airplanes www.flykci.com/
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:  Chapel@PreciousMoments.com

Park closes at 1:00pm Christmas Eve

Park closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day

Group Lunch or Dinner options available, on property, through Taste of Italy Restaurant by calling directly, 417-358-2000