Life at Crane's
Crane’s Country Store is a true general store, offering everything from sammies and farming supplies to work shirts and aftershave. We sell boots, bullets, britches and bologna—just like our slogan says. Our brick and mortar store in downtown Williamsburg, Missouri calls back to a simpler time when the general store was a town gathering place. No matter where you’re from, Crane’s feels like coming home.
Whether you visit us online or in-store, let Crane’s take you back to your roots.
Crane’s Country Store has been around long enough to see a lot of changes and evolution here in mid-Missouri. Check out this episode of Trevor Harris’s podcast Mo’ Curious, when David Crane joined as Trevor’s guest to discuss the cultural impacts of Interstate 70 in Missouri.
Four generations of Cranes have made Crane’s Country Store what it is today. Discover how it all began.
Benjamin Rush Crane buys the “T. U. Ham” store in Williamsburg, Missouri. Sam Crane takes over in Williamsburg.
For more than 20 years, Marlene’s Restaurant served homestyle food that tastes like your mother’s best cookin’. In October 2021, due to staff shortages following the COVID pandemic, we had to limit the Marlene’s menu, but it’s still a great place to relax with friends over a good cup of coffee and a side of ice cream. And while you’re there, be sure to check out the museum and shoppes!
Crane’s Museum & Shoppes
Joe and Marlene Crane had quite the collection of antiques and treasures packed inside their home. In 2004, the couple decided to open up Crane’s Museum & Shoppes in Williamsburg, MO to share their cherished family collectibles with the public. Step back in time to a world at the turn of the 20th century.
Include a tour of the museum on your next stop. It’s free to view, and you’ll be surprised at what you’ll find. Visit cranesmuseum.org today!
Swap stories around the woodstove with our Liars Club each week and see if you can decipher the truth from a fib. Spin your own yarn if you think you’ve got what it takes.
Try our 1-Meat, 1-Cheese, 2-Dollar sammies on white bread. Kick back on our front porch with a sammie and an ice-cold soda.