Street Address
406 S. 3rd St.
Monmouth, IL 61462
Mailing Address
300 2nd St. NE #306
Mason City, IA 50401
phone: 309-536-1016
e-mail: wyattearpbirthp@aol.com
Hours
Open June, July, and August
Sunday12 PM - 5 PM
Admissions
Donations Accepted.
Museum Type(s)
Services
Gift Shop
Group Tours
Staff
Richard L Morris, Curator, Volunteer

Description

The Wyatt Earp Birthplace, Inc. is a non-profit organization of volunteers, which operates the Birthplace Home. THE HOME IS ALSO OPEN DURING THE SUMMER FROM 2 TO 4, OR BY CHANCE. Monmouth is in west central Illinois on Routes 34 & 67, fifteen minutes west of I-74.

History

Marshall Wyatt Earp was born in Monmouth on March 19, 1848. The birthplace museum was built in 1841.

Artifacts Collections

1848-1929 period rooms reflecting the “Life and Legend” of U.S. Deputy Marshal Wyatt Earp.

Research Collections

Historical Displays, Books, Articles, O.K. Corral Replica Site in adjoining lot.

Facilities

Four room Historic House Museum, storage building and adjoining corner lot for re-enactment shows, photo shoots.

Performance Areas

Publications

  • Annual Report

ADA

Wheelchair Accessible

Services

Gift Shop

Group Tours