MUSEUMS & ATTRACTIONS IN FULTON

Plan a vacation to Missouri, and make the Fulton area your travel destination. Below, we have listed some of the museums and attractions that you won’t want to miss during your stay.

Architectural Significance
Local architect, M. F. Bell, has left Fulton with a magnificent display of architectural buildings from businesses, to churches, to private homes. Our historical downtown with its brick-lined streets has 57 buildings on the National Register, many by M.F. Bell. In addition, the 7th Street Historic District, historic Court Street, and the 5th Street historic area all provide wonderful examples of Bell architecture. Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society has walking tour maps with architectural notes and self-guided tour of the fictional town of Kings Row.

Auto World Museum
200 Peacock Dr Fulton MO 65251
(573) 642-2080
Backer Auto World Museum displays an extraordinary collection of historic automobiles. The autos are placed in Hollywood sets, showing life in that era. Video stations are located throughout the museum along with movie screen sized photo murals, smaller photographs, and historic building facades.

Callaway County Public Library
710 Court St Fulton MO 65251
(573) 642-7261

Crane’s Museum
10665 Old Hwy 40 Williamsburg MO 63388
(573) 254-3356
Voted 3rd best in offbeat attractions, this 4,000 square-foot museum is a one-of-a-kind viewing experience. Unique exhibits line the walls including Indian artifacts, antique toy collections, and a display for the hunting enthusiast. Crane's Video.

Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society
513 Court St Fulton MO 65251
(573) 642-0570
The museum includes a genealogy library and is open from 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday through Friday, closed during January. Admission is free.

National Churchill Museum
501 Westminster Ave Fulton MO 65251
(573) 592-5369
Covid-19 update: the museum temporarily closed during the Covid-19 shutdown. It is using this time for much needed site improvements. It will reopen sometime in fall 2020. Please check the museum's main website for updates. www.nationalchurchillmuseum.org Located at Westminster College, site of Winston Churchill’s Iron Curtain Speech, the museum features interactive and engaging displays for any age visitor. In addition, you can walk through a 32-foot section of actual pieces of the Berlin Wall as you explore Edwina Sandy’s magnificent ‘Breakthrough’ sculpture for another look back at living history. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this is the site of the Sir Christopher Wren church, Saint Mary the Virgin, Aldermanbury. The Church previously resided in London, England. Open daily 10:00 am to 4:30 pm except Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Years.

Ronald Reagan movie display at Brick District Playhouse – Reopens fall 2020
613 E Court St, Fulton, MO, 65251
573-342-3388
This historic 1920 theater's balcony is being renovated over the summer of 2020. The playhouse displays the suit that Ronald Reagan wore and memorabilia from the Warner Brother's movie production, Kings Row. This movie featured Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, Ronald Reagan, and Betty Field. Kings Row was based on the novel written by a man who was born in Fulton, Henry Bellamann. It is believed that the movie Kings Row was a depiction of life in Fulton, Missouri. Reagan considered the role his best work and titled his memoirs “Where’s the Rest of Me,” from one of his lines in the movie. For tours and other information, call Callaway County Tourism Office at 573-642-7692.