Built in 1858 - National Register of Historic Places 1979
South Main Street Memphis, Missouri - Phone: 660-465-2275
Complex: Downing House Museum, Boyer House, Memphis Train Depot & Pheasant Aircraft Co.
The Downing House Museum would not exist today with the generous support of community-minded individuals. Donations support the Museum’s mission of historic preservation and education and have allowed the Downing House Museum to endure as one of Missouri’s historic property museums
Downing House Museum Complex: Working to preserve the local history of Scotland County for future generations.
Our Outreach team needs your help immediately. Basic building, ground maintenance and Utilities are a major expense . Make your contribution now.
Work with members in your community and make a difference
Volunteers at the Downing House Museum help make the history of our community more accessible. Putting their talents to work at the Downing House Museum and Museum Complex, volunteers are essential to the work. Volunteers greet visitors, conduct tours and programs, staff the Museum Shop, assist with research, help preserve artifacts and much more.
People with special skills, flexible schedules or an interest in history are welcome to join our volunteer program. Please contact one of our curators from the list on our "Contact Us" page.