Higgerson School Historic Site celebrates the history and heritage of the isolated Mississippi River landing established by the Higgerson Brothers in the 1890's and the Higgerson School which served that community from 1930 until it was closed in 1968.
Tours consist of a video on the history of Higgerson Landing and Higgerson School, a self guided tour of our river life museum and a guided tour of the Higgerson School.
You have the option to schedule your tour online by using the tab above.
We now offer a joint ticket for Higgerson School and the Historical Museum.
Regular Admission: Joint Admission:
Adult $5.00 Adult $7.00
6 - 17 $3.00 6 - 17 $4.00
5 and under Free 5 and under Free
Save $2.00 on adult ticket, $1.00 on child's ticket by purchasing a joint admission for both sites. Bonus ticket to Hart - Stepp Art and Photo Gallery featuring local artists. Tickets valid for Two Days, One Admission.
Scheduled Group Tours:
6 - 17 $1.00
5 and under Free
Each student receives a scavenger hunt bookmark
Higgerson School Historic Site
307 MAIN ST
NEW MADRID, MO 63869
Phone: 573 748-5716
Or use our contact form.
Higgerson Landing Visitor Center Hours of Operation:
Mon - Friday 9:00 - 5:00
Saturday 10:00 - 4:00
Closed Sunday except for scheduled tours/events.
Mon - Fri last tour starts at 4:00
Saturday last tour starts at 3:00
Winter Hours of Operation
Mon - Friday 10:00 - 4:00
Saturday & Sunday Closed except for scheduled tours/events
Mon - Fri last tour starts at 3:00
Nov. 19th - Thanksgiving Bake Sale
Nov. 20th - Merchant Open House
Dec. 9th & 10th - Candlelight tours
Dec. 10th - Christmas Parade