Media Relations & Advance Booking
​for Bus or Group Tours Call  573-271-9012 ​

Make it a Day Trip:

Visit the Truman Library, Vaile Mansion, and the Ginger House Museum on a day trip - all within a few blocks of each other!

Send us a message: 

Due to the fact that this is an Historic Landmark property,  we are not allowed to change the exterior appearance, therefore, the home is not handicap accessible. 

Manager: Audrey Elder

Director: Marge Padgitt

Phone 573-271-9012 - leave a message
Fax 816-461-2818

Email: thegingerhousemuseum@gmail.com

​​​​0pen to the public seasonally 
April 1 to September 30


Regular Hours


WED-FRI 1:00 PM-6:00 PM

SAT 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

Closed on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday

and on the following holidays:

Memorial Day weekend

4th of July

Labor Day weekend

During Santa-Cali-Gon (Labor Day weeked)

​Open for special events (see below)

MUSEUM hours & Tickets

Contact Us

If you'd like to make a monetary contribution click here: 

Contributions are made through the Local History Preservation Society, a not-for-profit organization. Your contribution is tax-deductible. 

Note: the museum will be most appreciated by adults.


Prices: 

Adults and children 13 and older - $8

Children 5- 12 - $4

Children under 5 FREE
(Children must be kept under adult supervision at all times)


Groups of 10 or more must register in advance.


​ Email: thegingerhousemuseum@gmail.com


Ticket includes a brochure and a
self-guided tour of the home. 

Allow 30 - 45 minutes to complete the self-guided tour of the home

Contribution Amount

Map to the Ginger House

The Ginger House Museum

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Home of Lela Rogers and Birthplace of Virginia Katherine McMath

(stage name- Ginger Rogers)

Independence, Missouri