History comes alive when you explore the important buildings of this National Historic Landmark village.

Ride in comfort in our heated and fan-cooled tour tram. Your Friends of Arrow Rock guide takes you on an educational drive through the village with stops for an inside look at the J. Huston Tavern, Bingham House, Sites House and Gun Shop. Tours last approx. 75 minutes.

Sign up for the tram tour at the Friends of Arrow Rock headquarters at 310 Main Street (inside the Arrow Rock 1829 shop on the boardwalk), or schedule in advance by calling 660-837-3231. Tours are $10 for adults, $3 children 12 and under.

Contact Friends of Arrow Rock at 660-837-3231 to make arrangements and get pricing on pre-scheduled group tours for 10 or more people.

OUR CURRENT COVID PROTOCOL: In accordance with current CDC guidance, we do not require vaccinated guests to wear face masks or practice social distancing while on our tours. Guests who are uncomfortable riding the tram with other guests at this time may request a private tram tour. Our staff will make every effort to accommodate those requests.

Our tour tram is disinfected after every tour.

Tram Tour Schedule

MEMORIAL DAY through LABOR DAY

Friday & Saturday – 9:30 & 11 a.m., 1:30 and 3 p.m.

Sunday-Thursday – 11 a.m., 1:30 and 3 p.m.

SEPTEMBER (after Labor Day) & OCTOBER (excluding Heritage Festival weekend)

Saturday – 9:30 & 11 a.m.; 1:30 & 3 p.m.

Sunday – 11 a.m., 1:30 & 3 p.m.

Group Tours

Contact Friends of Arrow Rock at 660-837-3231 to make arrangements and get pricing on prescheduled group tours for 10 or more people. Walking tours and step-on bus tours are available for large groups.

Specialty Tours

Preservation Tours

Friends of Arrow Rock’s Historic Preservationist Marty Selby will be your guide for exclusive “behind-the-scenes” access to current and recently completed preservation projects on Friends of Arrow Rock properties. This walking tour can be customized to the interests of the participants. You’ll learn how Friends of Arrow Rock addresses the special challenges that come with historic properties and how our conscientious preservation efforts have become the envy of preservation organizations across the country.
This tour must be scheduled at least one week in advance. $15 per person. Call 660-837-3231 to make your reservation.

Night Walks

Arrow Rock Night Walks are returning this October! Learn more and get your tickets HERE.

Private Home Tours

Prairie Park

Long considered one of Missouri’s premier pieces of architecture, “Prairie Park” will celebrate its 175th anniversary in 2024. Predominantly Greek Revival in style, this country mansion has been wowing guests since it was built by the son of Quinine Doctor John Sappington. Your guide will share the history of the home and its inhabitants, and show you fascinating details both inside and outside the home.

“Prairie Park” is a private residence and available for group tours with at least two weeks’ notice. Friends of Arrow Rock will secure the homeowner’s permission for the tour and provide you with experienced guides. Minimum number per group is six. Tickets are $20 per person. Call 660-837-3231 to make arrangements.

Oak Grove

Completed in 1854, “Oak Grove” was the thriving plantation of George A. Murrell, an immigrant from Barron County, Kentucky. “Oak Grove” has remained in the Murrell family since and has recently been extensively restored by a fifth-generation family member, Blaine Murrell McBurney.

“Oak Grove” is a private residence and available for group tours with at least two weeks’ notice. Friends of Arrow Rock will secure the homeowner’s permission for the tour and provide your guides. Minimum number per group is six. Tickets are $20 per person. Call 660-837-3231 to make arrangements.