We are a unique hybrid, the only area history museum and art gallery of its kind.

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The past is alive and well all around us.
How has learning about history informed your life?
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2 hours ago  ·  

We are heartbroken today after having heard the news last night of the passing of a very young and gifted man who was a former employee here. Josh Friedrich, rest in peace. You were an amazing talent and wonderful member of our team just a few short years ago during your years at Hickman High School. Our sincerest condolences go out to Josh’s family, including Christine Friedrich. See MoreSee Less

1 day ago  ·  

We’d like to thank some of our newest corporate members!
Visit Columbia MO
Liberty Family Medicine
Little Dixie Construction
Would you like to become a supporting member of BCHS?
Check out the details here: boonehistory.org/become-a-member/
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5 days ago  ·  

Available to Rent


This splendid home was built in 1877 and is on the National Historic Register. It is a unique location for your next bridal shower or tea. It can host small groups of up 20 in its magnificent first floor.

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Montminy Art Gallery

The gallery is a very popular rental for luncheons, cocktail receptions, sales awards meetings and small wedding receptions. Its horse-shoe shaped 2600 sq. feet features art exhibits by the region's best artists.

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Veranda and Gazebo

The covered veranda and the large, adjacent gazebo provide a vista of beautiful and historic Nifong Park with the Maplewood House peeking through the trees. A popular location for happy hour receptions and wedding receptions.

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