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Hair museum dedicates its space to wreaths, reliquaries, and jewelry all made from and with hair

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Leila's Hair Museum

There, Leila Cohoon preserves and furthers the art form of hair-based crafts, which stretches back to the 1700s and beyond. In pre-photography days, Victorian artisans would create jewelry and decorative pieces with human hair as a means of remembering loved ones. In addition to these personal mementoes, Leila's collection includes 600 hair-based wreaths dating before 1900, and numerous reliquaries said to contain the hair of Mary, mother of Jesus, St. Anne, grandmother of Jesus, and pieces of the cross, all with their appropriate wax seals. Hair pieces belonging to Michael Jackson, Elvis, Marilyn Monroe, Lincoln, and other presidents also reside here. Although not hair-related, the museum also features a brooch that is said to contain threads from the coat of Joseph, father of Jesus. The quirky museum has attracted the attention of raconteurs from CNN as well as noted gadabout Anthony Bourdain, who also paid a visit during an episode of his show No Reservations.


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98% of 40 customers recommend

  • “We received a guided tour of the displayed items. It was a very informative visit about an incredibly unique and forgotten art. Many intricate pieces that leaves you...”

    “We received a guided tour of the displayed items. It was a very informative visit about an incredibly unique and forgotten art. Many intricate pieces that leaves you wondering how they made them. I would recommend a visit as this is probably the only place on Earth that you will see such a collection.”

  • “This is a great day trip for your spouse and you. Men will need to keep an open mind as this trip howbeit fascinating will probably be more appreciated by the...”

    “This is a great day trip for your spouse and you. Men will need to keep an open mind as this trip howbeit fascinating will probably be more appreciated by the ladies. This museum contains items you won't come across everyday. Put on you're adventuresome spirit and visit Leila's Hair Museum”

  • “Great museum ! A great place to take the whole family! ”

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    Independence

    1333 S Noland Rd

    Independence, MO 64055

    +18168332955

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