George Washington Carver National Monument - Located near Joplin, MO. George Washington Carver was a renowned agricultural scientist, educator, and humanitarian. He was born on the farm of Moses Carver, a farmer in southwest Missouri to Mary who was a slave. Many activities here are hands-on activities from the everyday life of the 19th century. Other activities at the park are related to his work and interests. These include art, gardening, and wood carvings. There is a museum with interactive exhibits about history and science and a one-mile self-guided trail across woodlands and streams.
50's At The Hop - You'll have a rock-n-roll time with Branson's Original 50's show in the Branson Mall Music Theatre. At this show you can 'Splish, Splash' with 'Dream Lover', 'Peggy Sue' and 'Jim Dandy'. The 50's At The Hop Show is fun, fun, fun!
Silver Dollar City - Offers five unique festivals, 60 craft shops, 50 daily shows, 15 rides and attractions, and dozens of delicious, unique dining opportunities guaranteed to bring the fun of the past to life!
Branson Family Fun Factory - This 18 Hole "glow in the dark" miniature golf course features four different themes, an Enchanted Forest, Volcano and Treasure Room, Dragon's Nursery, and UnderSea Adventure. There's also a 3000 square foot laser tag arena with many different games types including team mode, capture the flag, anarchy, and Tag.
Ripley's Believe It or Not! - For over forty years, Robert Ripley- the modern Marco Polo and the real-life Indiana Jones- traveled the world collecting the unbelievable, the Inexplicable, the one-of-a-kind. All of it amazing and much of it extremely amusing. His collection Is In over 27 museums In 10 countries. Each museum's collection is 90% unique and different.
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame - Come and relive some of the Legends in Missouri Sports. See the elite in basketball, baseball, football, Track & Field, golf, and more.
Hollywood Wax Museum - A landmark on Highway 76 in Branson, the live entertainment capital of the Midwest and the only wax museum in the country devoted entirely to celebrity figures.
The Powers Museum - Since 1988, the Powers Museum has been serving Carthage as a local history museum with rotating exhibits from the post-Civil War period to the 20th century.
The Bushwhacker Museum - Designed to appeal to all ages, with an informal atmosphere and many interactive exhibits. Children seem to be especially fascinated by the Native American exhibits, and enjoy playing "school" in the old child-sized classroom.
Talking Rocks Cavern - Take a 50 minute tour through this beautiful cave. If you are not the adventurous type, enjoy a 400 acre nature preserve of breathtaking Ozark Mountain Country views. Gentle nature trails offer beautiful views of the Ozarks country- side.
Wild Animal Safari - You can drive your own vehicle through the Drive-Thru safari and get to experience hand feeding the animals. You also get to enjoy our walk-about section, here you will find some of other animals in pens for you to see.
Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum - Located in Mansfield, in south central Missouri just 45 miles east of Springfield. This museum has the most comprehensive collection of Ingalls/Wilder memorabilia in the world. The museum exhibits include artifacts that span a century of pioneering history. Visitors can see Pa’s fiddle, handwritten manuscripts for the “Little House” books and keepsakes from the Ingalls and Wilder families. You can also visit her two homes on the Rocky Ridge Farm where Laura wrote the “Little House” series.
Springfield Little Theatre - Some of the best in live theatre. Bring the family and enjoy a night out together. Check to see what is playing.
Track Family Fun Park - The fastest way for your family to have fun together in Branson Missouri. Wooden or classic go-kart tracks, water blaster-equipped bumper boats, themed mini golf.
Precious Moments Park and Chapel - Features include the chapel with 52 murals, Fountain of Angels--an inspirational water, light and sound show, and Precious Moments museum.
Titanic Branson - Guests relive the last hours of that fateful voyage. Make haunting emotional connections to passengers and crew through their words and stories. And feel their spirit presence in the galleries where over 400 personal and private artifacts are on display.
Veterans Memorial Museum - A national tribute to the brave men and women who defended our liberties during the 20th Century. As you wander the great halls of the museum you'll be captivated by the stories of these men and women who gave us so much. The museum is filled with the most incredible collection of wartime exhibits covering the heights and depths of human experience.
Branson Auto & Farm Museum - Features over 100 cool cars inside and 15-20 outside. All of the outside cars are for sale and many of the inside cars are also for sale. Cars and inventory change regularly, so be sure to come back when you return to the area.
Joplin Museum Complex - Home to the Everett J. Ritchie Tri-State Mineral Museum, Dorothea B. Hoover Historical Museum, The Empire District Electric Company Museum, The Joplin Sports Authority Sports Hall of Fame, and the National Historical Cookie Cutter Museum.
Discovery Center - An interactive, hands-on museum committed to inspiring people of all ages with a life-long love of learning and an appreciation of the world and our place in it.
Branson Scenic Railway - A 40-mile round trip excursion thru Ozark foothills and tunnels. You will learn the history of the area as you cross bridges and trestles. Experience the luxury of rail travel from yesteryear.
Fantastic Caverns - America's Only Ride-Through Cave. The Cave is toured in jeep-drawn trams. Since you ride all of the way through, you experience the magnitude, the stillness, and the splendor of Fantastic Caverns while preserving its natural features.
Dickerson Park Zoo - Home to more than 340 animals representing 120 species. The zoo is recognized for its successful Asian elephant, cheetah and maned wolf breeding programs.
The Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure - On your journey through the Butterfly Palace & Rainforest Adventure, you will not only get the chance to walk among over 1,000 live tropical butterflies from all over the world, but you will also get to view a 3-D movie, find your way through the Emerald Forest Mirror Maze, and investigate some amazing critters inside the Incredible Insect Zoo.
Ride the Ducks - See the sights, cruise the lake and climb to the top of a mountain in just 80 minutes. Receive your own Wacky Quacker and become part of the show.