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Hanley Park & House

Hanley Park is a one acre space encompassing trees, the Hanley Pavilion and the Historic Hanley House.

Martin Franklin Hanley built the Historic Hanley House in 1855.  The farmstead is the oldest structure in the City of Clayton and it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  The restored home is today an historic house museum filled with original family furnishings, artifacts, and letters that together represent an honest portrayal of 19th century Missouri life. 

Explore our website to learn a little about our history and find out how you can experience the museum through a guided tour or special event.

Park Information

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Hanley Park

Address: 7600 Westmoreland Ave.
Hours: 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Parking: Street Parking only
Rules: Park Rules PDF 


  • Benches
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Restrooms

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Upcoming Hanley House Events

Hanley House Closed Memorial Day Weekend

Please not that the Historic Hanley House will be closed on Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24 in honor of the Memorial Day holiday. The museum will reopen on Saturday, May 30 for regular operating hours.

160th Anniversary Picnic

Cancelled due to weather, this event will be rescheduled. Check back for updates.

Celebrate the 160th Anniversary of the Groundbreaking of the Historic Hanley House with a traditional picnic. Bring your own picnic blankets and basket snacks and enjoy 19th century games, live music, family fun, and refreshing drinks served under the pavilion. A groundbreaking ceremony will take place at 12:00 noon to mark the hour when, 160 years ago, construction of the Hanley House began.

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