Come Take a Tour of the Historic Daniel Boone Home

Take a Tour at The Historic Daniel Boone Home

Boone Home VolunteersWelcome to the Historic Daniel Boone Home and Heritage Center. Journey back to another time and relive the adventures, dangers, and joyous events of the famous longhunter, Daniel Boone. Visit the home where he lived his remaining years and discover the man behind the legend.
  • Guided Tours:
    The Historic Daniel Boone Home provides guided tours at the beginning of each hour. Our staff has been specially trained in Interpretation and most staff members have certification through the National Association for Interpretation.


    • One Hour Boone Home Tour
      This tour focuses on the 200-year-old, Georgian-style home of Daniel Boone. A guided walk starts with several points of interest before entering the home. Once inside, visitors will experience three floors of the home including the kitchen, parlor, and Daniel Boone’s bedroom.

      Admission: $7-adult, $6-Senior (55+), $4-Child (age 4-11)
      Children 3 and under are free.
    • One Hour Village Tour
      This tour focuses on the historic village, which is a collection of over a dozen 19th century buildings brought to this site to represent life in the 1800s. Visitors tour four-to-five historic buildings learning what life was like on the Missouri frontier. Buildings that can be viewed while on tour include the Old Peace Chapel, the one-room school house, the gristmill, the carpenter shop and the general mercantile.  

      Admission: $7-adult, $6-Senior (55+), $4-Child (age 4-11)
      Children 3 and under are free.
  • Self-Guided Tours:
    Enjoy the scenic views of the Femme Osage Valley and village as you walk the grounds. This tour provides a small booklet containing the history of Daniel Boone, his home, and each historic building. The self-guided tour does not permit entry into the buildings, but it is a great alternative for those who like to take pictures and explore on their own.

    Admission: $7-adult, $6-Senior (55+), $4-child (age 4-11)
    Children 3 and under are free.

  • Combined Tours:
    Combine the tour of the Daniel Boone Home with a village tour and receive a discounted admission price.

    Admission: $12-adult, $10-senior (55+), $6-child (age-4-11)
    Children 3 and under are free.

  • Kids on Tour:
    Get started on the fun now! Download the Pre-Visit Activity Sheet and have your kids get a head start on learning about Daniel Boone and the time period.

    Pre-Visit Activity Sheet (PDF)


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