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Fulton, Missouri is the perfect escape to the rolling green hills of Central Missouri. The seat of Callaway County is a charming, historic town conveniently located just 4 miles south of I-70 on Highway 54. Visitors interested in history, architecture, and the classic American small town vibe will love this jewel of Missouri tourism.

Fulton’s downtown Brick District features 57 buildings listed on the historic register, elegant architecture and shops and restaurants lining original, shaded brick streets. The adjacent Court Street, 7th Street Historic District, and the 5th Street historical area provide scores of additional architectural and historical wonders. When you need a rest, revisit the 1930s by enjoying a shake made from locally produced premium ice cream at Sault’s authentic soda fountain while you make dinner plans at one of our great local restaurants.


Connect to our history at the National Churchill Museum at the Westminster College campus. This 4 million-dollar museum inside a priceless piece of architecture provides a look back at living history and the man who changed the course of the world, with engaging exhibits for all ages. The magnificent ‘Breakthrough’ sculpture featuring a 32-foot-long piece of the original Berlin Wall is one of the most significant monuments in the country.

Immerse yourself in the arts and music at Kemper Center for the Arts or Westminster Gallery. Marvel at the impressive collection of historic automobiles from every decade of the 20th century at Backer Auto World Museum. Capture the significance of our local history at the Historical Society Museum, or show your respect at the Missouri Firefighters Memorial. Smile at the offbeat collection found at Crane’s Museum in Williamsburg.

Sample distinctive Missouri wines at Serenity Valley or Canterbury Hill Wineries. Unwind at our local accommodations as Margaret Thatcher once did at the historic Loganberry Inn, one of Missouri’s top 10 Inns. Venture into the country where serene Midwest plains to the north, and the rolling hills and bluffs at the Missouri River to the south surround us in natural beauty. Join us for a seasonal festival or an unplanned departure from the everyday hustle and bustle.

Fulton and Callaway County will host Light and Shadow events leading up to the first total eclipse to sweep across the United States since 1918. Fulton gets approximately 2m38s totality at 1:13pm local time on August 21. Events start Friday, August 18, 2017 with an evening art gallery reception.
On Saturday, August 19, enjoy farmers market activities in the morning and a fun art class afternoon in the Brick District. Head over to Serenity Valley Winery for the “Sip with Eclipse” BBQ competition. Auto World will host a special exhibit on Saturday and Sunday. Sunday, August 20, the National Churchill Museum hosts an afternoon program at the Church of St. Mary Aldermanbury. That evening, Serenity Valley hosts live music and “Sip with the Eclipse” hot air balloon glow.
Monday, August 21, enjoy viewing parties throughout the county at locations including Serenity Valley Winery, Canterbury Hill Winery and Restaurant, William Woods University, Tanglewood Golf Course and Crane’s Country Store.