Temple and auditorium at night
photo © Jim Doty

Community of Christ
International Headquarters

The Temple and Auditorium

1001 W. Walnut
Independence MO 64050-3562 USA
816/833-1000 Visitor Services, ext. 2030
E-mail: Tour information

Join us at the Temple for an inspirational series of Shalom Encounters.

Prayer for Peace
Daily at 1:00 p.m. central time, 365 days a year.

Virtual Temple Tour

Auditorium and
Temple Organs

click to learn about the auditorium organ
click to learn about the Temple Organ

Demonstration Recitals
September–May

  Each Sunday: 3-3:30 p.m.
June–August
  Daily: 3-3:30 p.m.

Children's Peace Pavilion


 

Guided Tours and Museum Hours
(Tours begin at the Temple and last approximately 30 minutes) 
A self-guided audio tour is available.

 

 

APRIL–OCTOBER
Monday–Saturday:
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

Sunday
1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

 

NOVEMBER–MARCH
Monday–Friday:
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

Sunday Closed

 

Closings:
Guided tours and the Temple museum are closed on Martin Luther Day, President's Day, Easter Sunday, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, the Friday after Thanksgiving, and December 22 through January 2. Everyone is invited to participate in the Daily Prayer for Peace every day of the year.


 

Bookstore Hours

 

 

APRIL–OCTOBER
Monday:
12:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Tuesday–Saturday:
10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

 

NOVEMBER–MARCH
Monday:
     12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Tuesday–Saturday:
     10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

 

Closings:
The Temple Bookstore is closed on Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day (and the day following), and December 22 through January 2.

In addition, the store will close daily at 1:00 p.m. Central Time in order to observe the Prayer for Peace., reopening at 1:20 p.m. each day.