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Complete list of all MISSOURI towns (42)


..........ALBANY
..........ARROW ROCK
..........BOLIVAR
..........BOONVILLE
..........BUTLER
..........CAMDENTON
..........CARROLLTON
..........CENTRALIA
..........CLINTON
..........CLYDE
..........COLUMBIA
..........CONCEPTION
..........EL DORADO SPRINGS
..........ELDON
..........FULTON
..........HAMILTON
..........HIGGINSVILLE
..........JAMESPORT
..........JEFFERSON CITY
..........KEYTESVILLE
..........KIRKSVILLE
..........KNOB NOSTER
..........LAKE OZARK
..........LAMAR
..........LATHROUP
..........LEXINGTON
..........MARYVILLE
..........NEVADA
..........ODESSA
..........OSAGE BEACH
..........PILOT GROVE
..........ROCHEPORT
..........ST. JOSEPH
..........SAVANNAH
..........SEDALIA
..........TIGHTWAD
..........TRENTON
..........TUSCUMBIA
..........VERSAILLES
..........WARSAW
..........WESTON
..........WHEATLAND
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ALBANY   

GENTRY COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM     276         
102 W. Clay
Albany, MO
660-726-3441
ADDIMISON: Donations
HOURS: May-Aug or by appointment

Displays, artifacts of Gentry County History.

ARROW ROCK   

ARROW ROCK STATE HISTORIC SITE     277           
13 miles N. of 1-70 on Hwy 41
Arrow Rock, MO
800-334-6946 or 800-379-2419
GUIDED TOURS:
Fee Charged
TOURS: Daily in the Summer
Weekends in Spring and Fall

Enjoy the spirit of this once busy river port town that was part of Missouri's frontier. Visit historic buildings that include a one room stone jail, the old court house, an 1800's tavern and the home of artist George Caleb Bingham. After taking in the towns historic sites you can dine and shop in places of the past. http://www.arrowrock.org

ARROW ROCK LYCEUM THEATRE     278         
High Street
Arrow Rock, MO
660-837-3311
TICKETS: Adults $10-$19
SEASON: June-August and October

Experience live award-winning, professional theater in pastoral setting where professional actors perform Broadway-style plays and musicals.

BOONE'S LICK SHS     279         
19 mi. NW of Boonville on
Howard County MM from MO 87
Arrow Rock, MO
660-837-3330

Salt was made at Boone's Lick Spring as early as 1805 by Daniel and Nathan Boone, sons of frontiersman Daniel Boone. Wooded trail leads to spring. Picnicking areas.

JOHN P. SITES PIONEER GUNSHOP     280         
Arrow Rock, MO
660-837-3231

The Friends of Arrow Rock own and provide public access to nine historic structures. The Sites Gun Shop and home, the 1872 Christian Church and the Museum are parts of this historic presentation. Guided tours for a nominal fee.

BOLIVAR   

ELLA CAROTHERS GALLERY OF ART     281         
511 N. Pike
Bolivar, MO
417-326-5872
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Year-round

Displayed works of artists known worldwide and growing number of Missouri Artists. Special exhibits during the year.

NORTH WARD MUSEUM     282         
201 W. Locust
417-326-6850
Bolivar, MO
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: May-September

Antique furniture, 1926 Model T, 1920s tractor, one-horse sleigh, surrey, musical instruments, primitive tools, military memorabilia, Indian replicas and log cabin.

BOONVILLE   

HAIN HOUSE AND MEMORIAL GARDENS     283         
412 4th Street
Boonville , MO
660-882-7977
ADMISSION: Adults $2
HOURS: Memorial Day - Labor Day and by appointment

Small house, museum and garden.

KEMPER MILITARY SCHOOL & COLLEGE     284         
701 3rd St.
Boonville, MO
660-882-5326 ext. 3159
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Year around

Oldest military school west of the Mississippi, founded June 3, 1844. Most buildings are pre-1925 and are historical sites.

OLD COOPER COUNTY JAIL,     285         
SHERIFF'S RESIDENCE AND HANGING BARN
614 E. Morgan
Boonville, MO
660-882-7977
ADMISSION: Adults $1
HOURS: Year-round, including weekends
Memorial Day and Labor Day

Jail museum built 1848, Hanging Barn site of last public hanging in the state. Historical Archives for Boonville and Cooper County honored at site.

RAVENSWOOD HOME     286         
Hwy 5 (11 miles South of Boonville)
Boonville, MO
660-882-7143
ADMISSION: Adults $5
HOURS: Apr-Oct

Built in 1880 by the Leonard family who still own it with all original furnishings. Listed on National Historic Register.

ROSLYN HEIGHTS     287         
821 Main St.
Boonville, MO
660-882-5352
ADMISSION: Adults $3
HOURS: (Apr-Dec 15) Sundays, 2pm-4pm
Other days by appointment only.

The Three-story Victorian mansion was built in 1895 by Wilber T. and Rhoda Stephens Johnson. The home features 8 fireplaces with decorative wooden mantels, hand-grained woodwork and pocket doors .

BUTLER   

BATES COUNTY MUSEUM OF PIONEER HISTORY     288         
100 E. Fort Scott Road
Butler, MO
660-679-4777
ADMISSION: Adults $1.50
HOURS: (May-September) Seniors $1.00, Students 75¢
Thurs-Mon, 1pm-5pm, Saturday, 10am-5pm Under 6 free with adult

The museum building was formerly the Bates County Jail built in 1893. Now this building is full of historic artifacts from the Pre Civil War era to 1915. Just a few of the exhibits you'll see will be a print shop, agricultural building, stage coach depot and 1850's kitchen. The grounds are actually a complex which includes the Atkeson log cabin, Lindsey Stagecoach Depot, Hastins Building and the main museum building.

CAMDENTON   

BRIDAL CAVE     289         
Hwy 5 to Lake Rd 5-88
Camdenton, MO
573-346-2676
HOURS: Summer, 9am-7pm
Winter, 9am-5pm; Spring & Fall, 9am-6pm

Park Rangers guide you through room after room of awe-inspiring massive onyx formations and interpret the Cave's many natural wonders in educational, entertaining, and informative ways.

HA HA TONKA STATE PARK     290         
5 miles SW of Camdenton off 54 on Hwy D
Camdenton, MO

A 2,933 -acre park that is one of nature's geologic and scenic masterpieces. Once owned by Robert Snyder a Kansas City man. Only the walls remain of his European-style castle in the park. In 1906 Snyder was killed in a automobile accident, never living to see his dream completed.

CARROLLTON   

CARROLL COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM     291         
510 N. Mason
Carrollton, MO
660-542-1511
ADMISSION: Donations
HOURS: May-August

Large Museum housing 19th and 20th century artifacts, domestic and commercial.

CENTRALIA   

CENTRALIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM     292         
319 East Sneed St.
Centralia, MO
314-682-5711
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Wednesday and Sunday, 2pm-4pm

The house was built in 1904 by a druggist , Robert Linwood Hope and his wife. Albert Bishop and his wife Frances Gano Chance bought the house in 1923 and lived there until his death in 1949. The museum features rotating vintage exhibits, Victorian luncheons, and an Annual Quilt Show.

CHANCE GARDENS     293         
319 East Sneed St.
Centralia, MO
314-682-5711
ADMISSION: Free

Adjacent to the museum are the beautiful Chance Gardens blending a waterfall, flowers, trees and rock formations. The gardens were the vision of A. B. Chance who was fascinated by international gardens he enjoyed during his 1927 world tour. There are over 700 varieties of plants and flowers. Visitors are welcome throughout the growing season.

CLINTON   

HENRY COUNTY MUSEUM AND CULTURAL ARTS CENTER     294         
203 W. Franklin St.
Clinton, MO
660-885-8414
ADMISSION: Adults $2
HOURS: April-December

A four building museum complex consists of the former Anheuser-Busch distribution building, the Adair Annex and turn-of-the century village, 1856 Log Home and the former Henry County bank building.

CLYDE   

BENEDICTINE SISTERS OF PERPETUAL ADORATION     295         
Clyde, MO
660-944-2221
TOURS: 9am-Noon, 1:30pm-4pm

The Benedictine Sisters at Clyde came to Norway County from Switzerland in 1874. Every year, thousands of people visit the convent to admire the mosaics and stained glass of the Convent's chapel. The stained glass windows and all of the mosaics were executed by the Tyrolese Art Glass Company of Innsbruck, Austria. Located about seventeen miles east of Maryville, MO

Also visit Conception Abbey in nearby Conception, MO

COLUMBIA   

BLUE NOTE, THE     296         
17 N 9th Street
Columbia, MO
573-874-1944
SHOWS: Call for concert information and tickets

The Blue Note is known as one of mid-Missouri's finest live entertainment venues. Located in a restored vaudeville theater, the Blue Note has entertained crowds with mainly well-known musical artists in blues, reggae, alternative/college rock and folk music for over 15 years. For concert information and tickets call 573- 874-1944 or check out on the World Wide Web at
http://www.theblue-note.com

BOTANY GREENHOUSE AND HERBARIUM     297         
Tucker Hall on Hitt Street
Columbia, MO
573-882-6888
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm
Closed on campus holidays

The main function of the herbarium is to research and identify plants. The Herbarium contains a worldwide collection of dried, preserved and classified plants, including rare and endangered species.

COLUMBIA ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY     298         
1800 Nelwood Drive
Columbia, MO
573-474-3699 or (theater) 573-814-1123

Local talent of all ages join to form this dynamic theatrical troupe offering music and dramatic performances all year long. In addition, they have a school for dramatic arts for both children and adults and a nationally renowned playwriting contest for children's theater.

DAVIS ART GALLERY     299         
Walnut & Ripley Street
Columbia, MO
573-876-7173
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 1pm-4pm
Closed school holidays and summer
The official Stephens College Gallery of Art features monthly exhibits by professional guest artists, faculty, and senior students.

DEJA VU     300         
405 Cherry Street
Columbia, MO
573-443-3216
SHOWS: Reservations required

Offers a dance club and a Comedy club Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:30 pm to 1:15 am. Comedy club at 10 pm Thursday, 8 pm and 10:15pm Friday and Saturday.

ELLIS LIBRARY     301         
Lowry Mall
Columbia, MO
573-882-6888
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Monday-Thursday, 7:30am-Noon
Friday, 7:30-11 pm; Saturday, 9am-9pm;
Sunday, Noon-Midnight; Closed on campus holidays

The Rare Book Room displays treasures of the history of art and printing, including clay tablets, papyrus, type design, a leaf from the Gutenberg Bible and Charlotte Bronte manuscripts.

GEOLOGY MUSEUM     302         
Geology Science Building
Columbia, MO
573-882-6785
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
Saturday, 9am-Noon; Sunday, 2pm-5pm
Closed on campus holidays

A worldwide collection of fossils, rocks and minerals with over 100,000 specimens. Also displayed are fossils of swimming and flying reptiles, fish, amphibians, and mammals; large mastodon bones; and an exhibit on the evolution of the horse.

GEORGE CALEB BINGHAM GALLERY     303         
Fine Arts Bldg. on Hitt Street
Columbia, MO
573-882-3555
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm
Sunday, 10am-4pm; Closed on campus holidays

The gallery is located on the University of Missouri Campus in the Fine Arts building. There are changing exhibits of artwork from faculty and students and artists of national and international standing.

GLEN SMART WATERFOWL AND UPLAND     304         
GAME BIRD COLLECTION
LaFevre Hall (U. of Missouri Campus)
Columbia, MO
573-822-3436
ADMISSION Free
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm,
Closed on campus holidays

Specimens of geese, ducks, swans, pigeons, turkeys, pheasants, quail and other birds are mounted in the corridors of LeFever Hall. This is one of the largest collections in the United States.

HEARNES CENTER     305         
600 Stadium Boulevard
Columbia, MO
573-882-2056
SHOWS: Call for ticket information 573-884-PAWS

Award-winning musical entertainment like Whitney Huston or Tracy Lawrence, and family shows like the Harlem Globetrotters or Disney on ice fill the Hearnes Center throughout the year.

LARSON ART GALLERY     306         
Brown Hall on the Columbia College Campus
Columbia, MO
573-875-7517
HOURS: Monday-Friday 1pm-4pm
Closed major holidays

The Larson Art Gallery offers displays by students, talented faculty and professional artists.

MAPLEWOOD BARN THEATER     307         
Nifong Blvd. and Ponderosa
Columbia, MO
573-449-7517 or 573-449 1747
TICKETS: Adults $5
SEASON: Memorial Day-Labor Day children and seniors $3
Thursday and Sunday 8pm

Outdoor evening performances in the converted amphitheater provide superb drama in a relaxed atmosphere. Bring blankets or lawn chairs for theater under the stars.

MAPLEWOOD HOME     308         
3701 Ponderosa
Columbia, MO
573-443-8936 or 449-5876
ADMISSION: Donations
HOURS: (April-October) Sunday, 2pm-5pm
Tours also by appointment

Maplewood Home was built in 1877 and offers a glimpse of 19th-century country estate living. Also home of the Maplewood Barn Community Theatre.

MISSOURI SYMPHONY SOCIETY     309         
203 South 9th Street
Columbia, MO
573-875-0600
TICKETS: Adults $12-$15
SUMMER SEASON: June and July
FALL SEASON: September - December

Housed in the historic Missouri Theatre, the Missouri Symphony holds its summer festival in Columbia every June and July and features classical musicians from all over the United States The very popular Missouri Symphony Pops Concert is held in June. The Fall Presenting Series runs from September through December and includes presentations in theatre, music and dance.

MISSOURI THEATRE     310         
203 S. 9th Street
Columbia, MO
573-875-0600
ADMISSION: Adults $2
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

Housing the Missouri Symphony Society, this is central Missouri's only predepression era movie palace and vaudeville stage.

MONTMINY GALLERY     311         
3801 Ponderosa Street
Columbia, MO
573-443-8936
HOURS: (Apr-Oct) Tuesday -Sunday, 1pm-5pm
(Nov-Mar) Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday, 1pm-4pm

Located in the Walters-Boone County Historical Museum, the Montminy Gallery includes an art collection, historic photo graphic collection and local contemporary artists' work.

MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY     312         
100 Swallow Hall
Columbia, MO
573-882-3573
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm;
Open football weekends, 9am-1 pm;
Closed on campus holidays

The Museum of Anthropology is the only anthropology museum in the state of Missouri and one of few in the Midwest. Its anthropological and ethnographic collections include over 100 million artifacts dating from 9,000 BC to modem times.

MUSEUM OF ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY     313         
Pickard Hall (University of Missouri Campus)
Columbia, MO
573-882-3591
ADMISSION: Donations
HOURS: Tuesday-Friday, 9am-3pm; requested but not required
Saturday-Sunday, Noon-5pm
Closed Monday and campus holidays

The museum has comprehensive collections of more than 13,000 art objects representative of all parts of the world and all periods from Paleolithic to present. The gallery has casts made from original Greek and Roman sculpture.

RESEARCH REACTOR FACILITY     314         
Columbia, MO 573-882-4211
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Tuesday-Friday, 8:30am-3:30pm
Closed on campus holidays

This is the largest reactor at a United States university, and has the broadest spectrum of research and educational programs. Tours may be scheduled in advance.

RHYNSBURGER THEATRE     315         
129 Fine Arts Bldg, MU Campus
Columbia, MO
573-882-7529 (box office)
TICKETS: Prices vary
SEASON: Box office open (Summer) Noon-5pm
(Fall-Winter) 2:30pm-5pm

Serious dramatic performances by visiting actors, faculty and students represent the best in current and classical drama throughout the academic year. MU's Repertory Theatre continues this excellent tradition throughout the summer months.

STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MISSOURI     316         
1020 Lowrey Street
Columbia, MO
573-882-7083
ADMISSION Free
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm
Saturday, 9am-4:30; Closed on campus holidays

The society maintains reference, newspaper, and manuscript libraries and a fine art collection. It has extensive collections of Missouri newspapers, photographs and political cartoons. Galleries exhibit sculpture, paintings and prints of Missouri scenes by artists such as George Caleb Bingham and Thomas Hart Benton.

STEPHENS COLLEGE PLAYHOUSE AND WAREHOUSE THEATRE     317         
100 Willis, (Stephens College Campus)
Columbia, MO
573-876-7199 (box office)
TICKESTS: Prices vary
SEASON: Performance times vary.

Professional and student productions noted for their excellent staging and acting are sponsored by the college's Zinc drama department. Concerts and performances by famous entertainers, musicians and actors are scheduled regularly during the year.

UNIVERSITY CONCERT SERIES     318         
409 Jesse Hall
Columbia, MO 1-800-292-9136 or (box office) 573-882-3781
TICKETS: $6-$45
OFFICE HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

Offering world class performing arts events including opera, ballet, orchestra, chamber, jazz, popular, modern dance, Broadway and family events

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI TOUR-COLUMBIA     319         
392 Conley Avenue
Columbia, MO
573-882-6333
ADMISSION: Free
TOURS: Monday-Friday

Established in 1839, this is the oldest University west of the Mississippi . To arrange a tour of the campus: contact the visitors and guest relations office at 123 H Donald W. Reynolds Alumni and Visitors Center (882-6333) between 8am and 5pm Monday thru Friday. Advance notice appreciated.

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI WESTERN             320         
HISTORICAL MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION
West wing of Ellis Library
Columbia, MO
573-882-6028
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8am-4:45pm
Tuesday, 8am-9pm; Closed on campus holidays

The collection is one of the largest in the Midwest, with emphasis on Missouri and the Great Plains areas. Holdings include papers of Missouri's governors, U.S. senators and representatives, and other leaders; labor union collection; business records; personal and family papers; steamboat materials; and audio and visual collections.

WALTERS-BOONE COUNTY MUSEUM     321         
3801 Ponderosa Drive
Columbia, MO
573-443-8936
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: (April-Oct) Tuesday-Sunday, 1pm-5pm
(Nov-March) Wed, Sat and Sun, 1pm-4pm
Closed Major Holidays

The Museum's artifacts focus on the settlement and development of Boone County and the expansion of the Boone Slick Trail.

WILBER ENNS ENTOMOLOGY MUSEUM     322         
Agriculture Bldg. (U. of Missouri Campus)
Columbia, MO
573-822-2410
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm
Closed on campus holidays

The Agriculture Building has on exhibit selections from a research collection of over one million specimens, mostly from Missouri. This is the largest collection of arthropods (insects, mites and spiders) in Missouri.

CONCEPTION   

CONCEPTION ABBEY (c:1891)     323         
Conception, MO
660-944-2821
TOURS: Mon-Fri, 10am, 2pm, 4pm
Sat, 10am, 3pm, 4:30pm; Sun,1:30pm, 4:30pm

Every year, thousands of people visit the monastery to discover what life is like in a religious order and to admire the beautiful Beuronese-style murals that decorate the interior of the Abbey. The murals were painted 100 years ago by the Abbey's Roman Catholic monks. Located about seventeen miles east of Maryville, MO

Also visit Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration in nearby Clyde, MO

EL DORADO SPRINGS   

CARL'S GUN SHOP MUSEUM     324
100 N. Main
El Dorado Springs, MO
417-876-4167
ADMISSION: Donations
HOURS: Year-round

Largest private gun collection on display in region; more than 1,200 guns. Colt 45 revolver from Smiley Burnett (Gene Autrys side kick). Ammo from Warren Commission tests. Wildlife mounts.

ELDON   

FANTASY WORLD CAVERNS     325         
7 min E. of Bagnell Dam on Hwy. 54
Eldon, MO
573-392-2115
ADMISSION CHARGED
HOURS: Daily, 9:30am-5:30pm

Millions of years ago when Missouri was still a flat plains, huge rivers raged underground carving away at the limestone. Fantasy World Caverns was first' used by animals for shelter and winter hibernation, also by early Indians. Four Indian Burials and many artifacts have been found in the cave and are a part of every cavern tour.

FULTON   

WINSTON CHURCHILL MEMORIAL & LIBRARY     326         
501 Westminster Ave.
Fulton, MO
573-592-5369
ADMISSION: Adults $5
HOURS: Daily, 10am-4:30pm Seniors $4, under 12 free
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years day

Here there once was a small, shadowy crypt in ancient London, the undercroft of the Christopher Wren church today is a museum filled with a priceless treasury of artifacts and information relating to the life and times of Sir Winston Churchill. The museum tells the story of a hero who led the free world's fight for freedom, from his privileged youth as the son of a British aristocrat to the darkest days of war.

AUTO WORLD CAR MUSEUM     327         
Business 54 North
Fulton, MO
573-642-2080
ADMISSION: Adults $5.50
HOURS: (Summer) Mon-Sat, 11am-5pm Seniors $4.50, 12 & under $2
Sun, Noon-5pm; (Winter) Mon-Sat, 10am-4pm
Sunday, Noon-4pm

The present collection includes rare cars like the Wills St. Claire, Scripps-Booth, Stanley Steamer, DeLorean, and a 1986 Pulse (only 60 were made). The oldest car and rarest is a 1895 Haynes. The only other one in existence is in the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.

HAMILTON   

J.C. PENNEY MEMORIAL MUSEUM AND BOYHOOD HOME     328         
N. Davis Street
816-583-2168
Hamilton, MO
HOURS: Tues-Sat, 9am-Noon, 1pm-5pm; Sunday, 1pm-5pm

The museum displays memorabilia, written documents and photographs describing the life story of J.C. Penney the founder of the departments stores bearing his name. Hamilton Missouri is his birthplace.

HIGGINSVILLE   
DAVIS THEATER     329         
2008 Main
Higginsville, MO
660-584-2999
ADMISSION: $4-$7
HOURS: Year round, Saturday Evenings

Sundowners Country Music Show

HIGGINSVILLE DEPOT MUSEUM     330         
2113 Main
Higginsville, MO
660-584-6474 or 816-660-3232
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: (May 15-Sept 15) Tuesday-Sunday 1pm-4:30pm

The Higginsville Depot was built in 1889 and has been authentically restored and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Currently on display are railroad artifacts, historical pictures and other historical artifacts. An added attraction is the Illinois Central Railroad Caboose.

JAMESPORT   

AMISH COUNTRY BUS TOURS     331         
Hwy 6 & Hwy 190
Jamesport, MO
660-684-6776
TOURS: $5-$1.75
HOURS: Year-round, Amish stores closed Thurs & Sun

"Step Back in Time" as you travel through the countryside by the Farm Homes, Stores, Shops, & Schools of the "Plain People" who embody the spirit and values of country living. Their easy & simple life style is based upon the Scriptures. Our tour will explain, not exploit, the OLD ORDER AMISH of Jamesport, Missouri.

HOOK & EYE" DUTCH HOUSE & TOUR SERVICE     332         
Jamesport, MO
660-684-6179
HOURS: Mar-December PRICE: Varies
Winter months by reservation

Our guides will board your vehicle for a two and a half hour tour of the Amish farmlands and replica of Amish houses; relating religion and lifestyles.

Doc's ANTIQUE CAR AND TRACTOR MUSEUM     333         
Jamesport, MO
HOURS: (April-Nov) Mon-Sat, 10am-4pm

Tour the extensive collection of vintage tractors, cars and memorabilia.

JEFFERSON CITY   

CAPITOL SPEEDWAY     334         
N. of Jefferson City
Jefferson City, MO
573-896-5500
ADMISSION: Varies
Saturday Racing http://www.capitalspeedway.com
3/8 mi Dirt Flat Oval Track

NASCAR LMs; Pro Mods; Mods; Bombers & Sportsman - Directions: I-44 Exit 186. North on US 63, approx 49 miles, to US 50, west approx 12 miles, to US 54, north 6 miles, to SR OO west to the Speedway.

COLE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM     335         
109 Madison Street
Jefferson City, MO
573-635-1850
ADMISSION: Charged
HOURS: (Feb-Dec, 15) Tuesday, 10:30am-3:30pm;
Wednesday-Saturday, Noon-3:30pm

The museum building was erected in the mid 1800's. Period furniture backdrops the displays of Missouri's first lady's ball gowns and memorabilia of Cole County. The top floor is for the kids with displays of children's toys and artifacts. A four hundred piece display of wine, liquor and cordial glasses is also featured.

GOVERNOR'S GARDEN     336         
Jefferson City, MO
573-751-3330

A striking complement to the Capitol Complex. the garden was constructed in the 1930s and is filled with flowers, pools and walkways. It is open to the public and the site of outdoor drama and concerts.

JEFFERSON LANDING     337         
Jefferson & Waters Streets
Jefferson City, MO
573-751-3475
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Year-round, Daily 8:30am-4:30pm
Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years.

The Lohman Building and the Parson' House located between the Governors Mansion and the Capital Building are a good example of a 19th century river front landing. The buildings now contain a museum with early artifacts of Jefferson City and a theater that presents a slide show of Jefferson City.

MISSOURI GOVERNOR'S MANSION'     338         
100 Madison
Jefferson City, MO
573-751-7929
ADMISSION: Free
TOURS: Tuesday-Thursday, 10am-12am and
1 pm-3pm; August and December, no tours

The Governors mansion is located on the site where the first capitol building was erected in Jefferson City. The current French-Italian style mansion was erected in 1871 at a cost of $75,000. Throughout the years very few changes have been made to this magnificent mansion. It has been restored to its 1871 period and is furnished with Renaissance Revival furnishings.


MISSOURI STATE ARCHIVES     339         
600 W. Main St.
Jefferson City, MO
573-751-3280
ADDIMISON: Free
HOURS: Year-round

The Missouri State Archives is the states largest repository of historical records, containing large holdings of interest to genealogists and military historians (particularly Civil War researchers).

MISSOURI STATE CAPITOL     340         
100 Madison
Jefferson City, MO
573-751-4127
ADMISSION: Free HOURS: Daily, 8am-5pm
Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years

The Renaissance Style State Capital Building was built in 1924. The first floor houses exhibits of historical and recent events of interest to the State. Tours of the building begin every thirty minutes. The building contains Thomas Hart Benton Murals and paintings depicting the history and landscapes of Missouri.

MISSOURI STATE HIGHWAY PATROL MUSEUM     341         
4161510 E. Elm. Street
Jefferson City, MO
573-751-3313
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

A five patrol car display compares the improvement in motor vehicles used by the Missouri Highway Patrol. One of the cars is a 1931 Model A Ford Roadster called "Otto-The Talking Car". Children are encouraged to ask Otto questions about auto safety. Other displays and dioramas relate to safety, criminal history and the tools used in law enforcement.

MISSOURI STATE MUSEUM     342         
State Capitol Building
Jefferson City, MO
573-751-4127
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Daily, 8am-5pm

The first floor features exhibits of outstanding historical significance as well as contemporary displays. You will see an 1840's Concord Stagecoach, a fringed surrey, a collection of Civil War rifles and swords, and an exhibit of captured World War II weaponry and much more.

MISSOURI VETERINARY MUSEUM     343         
1221 Jefferson Street
Kansas City, MO
573-636-8612
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4pm
Closed Federal Holidays

Veterinary tools and instruments -More that 2,500 of them are on display, many rare and most more than 100 years old, illustrating not only the parameters of the 19th century veterinarian but also the art of the village blacksmith. Visual presentations of pet care are also on display.

KEYTESVILLE   

GENERAL STERLING PRICE MUSEUM     344         
412 W. Bridge Street
Keytesville, MO
660-288-3204
ADMISSION: Donations
HOURS: May-Oct

Museum houses artifacts belonging to confederate General Price as well as many arrowheads, glassware, and period furnishings of the l800's.

KIRKSVILLE   

STILL NATIONAL OSTEOPATHIC MUSEUM     345         
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
800 West Jefferson Street
Kirksville, MO
660-626-2359
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Mon-Friday, 10am-4pm
Open until 7pm Thursday
Sat, Noon-4pm; Closed on all major holidays

The Museum's historical collections of original photographs, documents, and artifacts span over 120 years of osteopathic medicine. `They range from bloodletting and blistering instruments of the mid-1800's to a completely dissected human nervous system, one of only two known specimens in the United States.

KNOB NOSTER   

MONTSERRAT VINEYARDS    346         
104 N.E. 641
Knob Noster, MO
660-747-3802 or 660-747-0466
HOURS: Year round, Monday-Sunday, 9am-sunset
winter hours vary

Montserrat Vineyards is situated on the north end of Bristle Ridge, the historic Civil War lookout just east of Kansas City between Warrensburg and Knob Noster, a half mile south of Highway 50 in Montserrat. Tour the winery, picnic in the wine garden, or just sit back and enjoy a spectacular sunset while sampling Missouri wines on the raised deck overlooking the vineyards.

LAKE OZARK   
        
LAKE OF THE OZARKS     347         

Central Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks is a complete family vacationland. The 54,000-acre lake offers boating, sailing, skiing, swimming and other water fun. Fishing is good for many species, especially black bass, catfish, crappie and white bass. More than 200 resorts and dozens of campgrounds dot the 1,150 miles of wooded shoreline and surrounding Ozark hills. Osage Beach, Camdenton, Sunrise Beach, Lake Ozark, Eldon and other towns offer plenty of shopping, dining, music shows and golf.

BAGNELL DAM    348         
Highway 54
Lake Ozark, MO
ADMISSION: Free
TOURS: 7 Days a week, 8:30am-4pm

Bagnell was built between 1929 and 1931 and is one of the largest man-made lakes in the United States. Tours of the hydroelectric plant are given daily.

LAMAR   

HARRY S TRUMAN BIRTHPLACE     349         
1009 Truman Street
Lamar, MO
417-682-2279
HOURS: Monday-Saturday, 10am-4pm; Sunday, noon-4pm

The life of Harry S Truman began humbly in small, white frame house in Lamar. In November 1882, the Truman's bought their six room house for $685.00 Mrs. Truman gave birth to her son May 8, 1884 in the downstairs southwest bedroom of the house. After paying the doctor $15.00 for Harry's delivery, John Anderson Truman proudly planted an Austrian pine tree at the southeast corner of the house to signify the birth and then he nailed a mule shoe above the front door for good luck.

STILABOWER PUBLIC OBSERVATORY     350         
6th and Maple Street
Lamar, MO
417-682-3384
HOURS: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday nights
Call for reservations.

The Stilabower Public Observatory is the only public observatory in the four state area. It was designed to sit flat on the ground to make it easier for small children and handicapped people to see what anyone else would see at an observatory. This facility is equipped with a 14 inch telescope, computerized tracking and a digital imaging system.

LATHROUP   

VANBUTEN-SPRETH LIBRARY & MUSEUM     351         
117 Pine
Lathroup, MO
816-528-3020
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Tues-Thurs, 1pm-5pm; Sat, 9am-Noon

The museum also has a library upstairs with over 15000 books.

LEXINGTON   

ANDERSON HOUSE MUSEUM     352         
Delaware & 13th Street
Lexington, MO
660-259-4654
ADMISSION: Adults $2
HOURS: Monday-Saturday, 10am-4pm Children (6-12) $1
Sunday, Noon-4pm

The Anderson House was built in 1853 by William Anderson and used as a hospital in the Civil War by both sides. This is evident by the blood stains on the second floor. The house is decorated with period furnishings except for a bedroom set on the second floor which belonged to the owner who purchased the house in 1868. Civil War battle scars are visible on the exterior of the house.

BATTLE OF LEXINGTON PARK     353         
Delaware & 13th Street
Lexington, MO

Many Civil War battle scars are visible on this 105 acre historic site. Lexington was a strategic military point in early 1861. The Union Army was to keep the Confederates from joining up with the Missouri State Guard but was unsuccessful and lost the battle on September 20th. This was known as the Battle of the Hemp Bales, because wet bales of hemp were used as moveable breastworks.

LEXINGTON HISTORICAL MUSEUM     354         
112 S. 13th Street
Lexington, MO
660-259-3082
ADMISSION: Adult $1
HOURS: (June-Sept) Sun-Fri, 1pm-4:30pm Student 50¢
Sat, 10am-4:30pm
(May-Oct) Sat, 1am-4:30pm; Sun, 1pm-4:30pm
Closed November-April

The Cumberland Presbyterian Church, built in 1846 using Greek revival style, now houses a museum which gives an overview of Lexington's history. The museum features a major display of art and memorabilia about the Pony Express. The museum also contains a collection of Civil War (Battle of Lexington) art and relics and old photographs of Lexington's past.

LEXINGTON HISTORIC HOMES     355         
Box 132
Lexington, MO
660-259-4711

Lexington has more pre-Civil War homes and buildings than any other community regardless of size in the state of Missouri, over 120. Many of the homes are open for tours by appointment through the Tourism Bureau.

LINWOOD LAWN MANSION MUSEUM     356         
Jct. 13 and US Hwy 24
Lexington, MO
660-259-7211
ADMISSION: Adults $5
HOURS: Sat, Noon-6pm; Sun, Noon-3pm

This 26 room mansion remains much as it was when built in 1850 for $85,000. It included central heating, cooling and lighting and running water, rarities in that period. It has carved Italian marble mantels, silver lavatory fixtures and door knobs, and original chandeliers from the Crystal Palace Exhibition. It is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.

LOG HOME 1830's     357         
Broadway & Main
Lexington, MO
660-259-4711

This log house is the only known wooden structure still standing from Lexington's founding days. The house is one and one half stories, built with hand-hewn Cottonwood and Sycamore logs 18 to 22 inches high and as long as 36 feet. All the interior wood trim has been painted with buttermilk paint, as it was originally.

MACHPELAEI CEMETERY     358         
Lexington, MO

Established by an act of the Missouri General Assembly in 1849. It's name comes from the Old Testament - 23rd chapter of Genesis and contains the graves of many early settlers, Confederate soldiers, prominent citizens and victims of the steamboat SALUDA disaster.

MADONNA OF THE TRAILS     359         
Broadway & Highland,
Lexington, MO

One of twelve statues along the Santa Fe trail.

PONY EXPRESS MUSEUM     360         
914 Penn Street
Lexington, MO
660-279-5059 or 800-530-5930

WENTWORTH MILITARY ACADEMY     361         
1880 Washington Avenue
Lexington, MO
800-962-7682 or 660-259-2221
TOURS: Available by appointment

Founded in 1880, one of the nation's oldest and most respected military schools. The cadets come from all parts of the United States and many foreign countries. The WMA campus is a historic district.

MARYVILLE   

MISSOURI ARBORETUM     362         
NW Missouri State University
Maryville, MO
660-562-1212
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Year-round, October- Best time to visit

There are over 1,000 trees on campus with over 85 different tree species represented. Brochures guide visitors on 3 trail walks where trees are labeled. Ask at the Admissions Office of Administration Building, or call ahead for a brochure.

NODAWAY COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM     363         
110 N. Walnut
660-582-8176
Maryville, MO
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: (Mar-Dec) Mon-Fri, 1pm-4pm
1845 Working Man's Home. 1882 one-room school. Museum of County Material. Research Center.

NEVADA   

BUSHWHACKER MUSEUM     364         
231 Main Street
Nevada, MO
417-667-5841 or 417-667-7609
HOURS: May-Oct, 10am-5pm

For 100 years, spanning the Civil War and the postwar outlaw era, this picturesque stone building was the Vernon County jail. The jail cells are one of the most interesting features of the museum. It also houses early medical and dental equipment, native American artifacts, Civil War historical items, early farm tools and many items of local historical interest.

NEVADA SPEEDWAY     365         
South Barrett Street
Nevada, MO
417-667-9993 or 417-667-4377
SATURDAY RACING, April thru September
1/4 mi Dirt Semi-Banked Oval Track

LMs, Mods, Street Stocks, Sportsman, 4 Cyl Road Warriors - Directions: I-44 Exit 18. North on US 71 to CR K west 1/2 mile, then south on Barrett Street. Track is just south of 3M Plant.

ODESSA   

PRIME OUTLETS     366         
I-70, Exit 37
Odessa, MO
1-888-394-7584
HOURS: (Jan-Feb) Mon-Thurs, 10am-7pm
Fri-Sat, 10am-9pm; Sun 11am-6pm
(March-Dec) Mon-Sat, 10am-9pm; Sun 11am-6pm
Closed Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas

Top brand name merchandise at extraordinary values. The center has 51 retail outlets.

I-70 SPEEDWAY    367         
Odessa, MO
816-633-8455
Saturday Racing

1/2 mi Asphalt High Banked Tri-Oval Track - NASCAR LMs, Mods, Pony Stocks
Directions: I-70 Exit 41. North on SR 13 to N. Outer Rd, turn right to the track.

OSAGE BEACH   

FACTORY OUTLET VILLAGE OSAGE BEACH     368         
Highway 54
Osage Beach, MO
573-348-2065
HOURS: (Jan-Feb) Mon-Sun, 10am-6pm
(March-Dec) Mon-Sat, 9am-9pm; Sun, 9am-6pm
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas

At Factory Outlet Village Osage Beach, you not only have the famous designer brands you want, you have all the first-quality merchandise you need at direct-from-manufacturer prices. The center has 110 factory-direct outlets.

JERRY PRUNTY'S MISSOURI OPRY SHOW     369         
5380 Hwy 54
Osage Beach, MO
573-348-2560
TICKETS: $5-11.50
SEASON: May-October

Country music show.

LEE MACE'S OZARK OPRY SHOW     370         
Hwy 54 & Mace Rd.
Osage Beach, MO
573-348-2270
TICKETS: $5-$11
SEASON: Apr-October

Country Music variety shop, with lots of comedy. Founded in 1953 by Lee & Joyce Mace.

MAIN STREET MUSIC HALL     371         
1048 Main St.
Osage Beach, MO
573-348-9500 or 800-348-9500
TICKETS: $5-11.75
SEASON: May-December
A Country & Western variety music show with comedy for the entire family with Christmas shows.

PILOT GROVE   

CRESTMEAD HOME     372         
7400 Hwy A
Pilot Grove, MO
660-834-4140
ADMISSION: Adults $3
HOURS: April-October

1859 home has Italianate exterior, Greek Revival interior; three-story stairway leads to observatory. On National Register of Historic Places.

ROCHEPORT   

BOONE CAVE     373         
I-70 Rocheport Exit, S. 2 miles
Rocheport, MO
ADMISSION: Adults $5
HOURS: Summer, 10am-6pm Seniors $4, Children $3
Spring & Fall, 10am-5pm

Boone Cave has one of the largest entrances of any cave in Missouri. Stroll the spacious lighted walkways of Boone Cave, and your guide explains its geology and history. The large bat colony will fascinate the toddler through senior.

FRIENDS OF ROCHEPORT HISTORICAL MUSEUM    374         
101 Monioteau Street
Rocheport, MO
ADMISSION: Adults $1
HOURS: (April-October) Sat-Sun, 1pm-4pm

Exhibits of photographs, artifacts and documents describing steamships, railroad and early days of Rocheport.

LES BOURGEOIS WINERY& VINEYARDS     375         
1 mile N. of I-70 on Route BB
Rocheport, MO
573-698-2133 or 573-698-2300
HOURS: Open daily, Noon-sunset

The winery serves food and offers a panoramic view of the Missouri River bottoms from their bluff-top Bistro.

ST. JOSEPH   

ALBRECHT-KEMPER MUSEUM OF ART     376         
2818 Frederick
St. Joseph, MO
816-233-7003
ADDIMISON: Adults $3
HOURS: Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat, 10am-4pm Seniors $2-Students $1
Thurs, 10am-8pm; Sun 1pm-4pm

The Albrecht-Kemper houses one of the finest collections of 18th, 19th and 20th-century art in the Midwest with over 3,000 works.

BAGS END HOME  (c:1866)    377         
1023 Main,
St. Joseph, MO
816-364-1327
ADMISSION: $3
HOURS: By appointment

Historic 1886 home filled with St. Joseph memorabilia and antiques.

BELLE ROSE VILLA TOUR HOME  (c:1879)    378         
402 S. 12th Street,
St. Joseph, MO
816-390-9401
ADMISSION: $4
HOURS: Wed-Sun; Closed Monday and Tuesday

Located on the south side of the St. Joseph Museum, this private home was one of the first mansions built on Museum Hill. Tour 16 rooms furnished with antiques and family heirlooms, vintage clothing, quilts and antique toys.

CREVERLINGS ANTIQUES AND TOUR HOUSE  (c:1880)    379         
1125 Charles,
St. Joseph, MO
816-232-9298
ADMISSION: $4
HOURS: By appointment

Featuring the Romanesque style of architecture, this home is characterized by the use of arch and vault, thick, massive walls, five fireplaces and interior bays. Antique glass, china and furniture for sale.

DUNCAN CARRIAGES     380         
403 W 71 Hwy,
St. Joseph, MO
816-324-3768
Call for rates
HOURS: Call for reservations

Horse Drawn Carriage rides.

FIRST STREET TROLLEY     381
St. Joseph, MO
816-233-6700
HOURS: Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm ADDIMISON: All day pass $2.50
Children (6-18) and Seniors $1.25

These authentic reproductions of turn-of-the-century streetcars take passengers on a trip back in time as they gracefully wind their way through the city. With frequent stops at many of the most popular and historically significant sites, the trolley provides a comfortable, convenient and economical means to "experience St. Joseph." Single trip fair available.

GLORE PSYCHIATRIC MUSEUM     382         
3406 Frederick Ave.
St. Joseph, MO
816-387-2310
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm; Sun, 1pm-5pm
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day

Originally created to educate the public about mental health and its treatment, the Glore Museum has grown to become one of the '50 most unusual museums in the country.' Using models, replicas, documents and artifacts the Museum explains how treatment of the mentally ill has improved over the past 450 years.

HEATON-BOWMAN-SMITH FUNERAL MUSEUM     383          BR>3609 Frederick Blvd.
St. Joseph, MO
816-232-3355 or 232-4428
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Call for appointment

As the oldest continuous operating business in the City of St. Joseph and the oldest funeral home in the State of Missouri, museum offers an insight into the history of funeral services, caskets, preparation of human remains dating back to our founding in 1842. Of special interest is the wicker body basket used in the transport of Jesse James.

HILLSTAR TOUR HOME  (c:1887)    384         
1023 Edmond,
St. Joseph, MO
816-232-0031
ADMISSION: $4
HOURS: By appointment

Located one block north of the St. Joseph Museum is the Hillstar Tour Home. This Queen Anne Victorian mansion was built in 1887 for an affluent lumberman Evans W. Ray. During the early 1900's, the mansion was converted into 12 efficiency apartments. Current owners Ronald and Emma K. Petersen are lovingly restoring the mansion to its original splendor by salvaging parts from area buildings, turning the Hillstar into a truly eclectic mix of St. Joseph history.

HOMER HOUSE BED & BREAKFAST  (c:1880)    385         
11710 St. Hwy. JJ
St. Joseph, MO
816-238-4368
ADMISSION: $5
HOURS: By appointment

This 1880's farm home is situated in a valley surrounded by 100 year old trees, with a charming nostalgic atmosphere complete with rock walking bridges, water gardens and dozens of handmade rock flower pots. Homer House has two bedrooms, one double and one single plus an antique baby bed. Complete privacy and kitchen facilities or breakfast can be provided. Available for Victorian tea parties, bridal and baby showers or that perfect romantic get away.

ICE HOUSE THEATRE-A DINNER PLAYHOUSE     386         
103 W. Francis Street
St. Joseph, MO
Toll Free 877-253-8075 or 816-233-0676
SEASON: Call for an upcoming schedule of performances and show times.

Located in a renovated 1890's boiler room, the dinner playhouse has a unique setting which provides a charming atmosphere for an entertaining evening complete with delicious food and hilarious comedies. Call for an upcoming schedule of performances and show times.

JESSE JAMES HOME MUSEUM     387         
12th and Penn
St. Joseph, MO
816-232-8206
ADMISSION: Adults $2
HOURS: (June, July, August) Seniors $1.50, under 18 $1.50
Mon-Sat ,10am-5pm; Sun, 1pm-5pm
(Sept.-May) Mon-Sat, 10am-4pm; Sun, 1pm-4pm

Outlaw Jesse James was shot and killed in this house on April 3, 1882, by fellow gang member Bob Ford. Jesse was living here with his wife and children. Exhibits include artifacts from Jesse's grave when he was exhumed in 1995 for DNA tests. The results showed a 99.7 percent certainty that it was Jesse James who was shot in St. Joseph in 1882.

KNEA-VON BLACK ARCHIVES     388         
1901 Messame
St. Joseph, MO
816-233-6211
ADMISSION: Adults $1
HOURS: By appointment Students .50 , under 6 free

Visitors will travel through a simulated underground railroad to a room devoted solely to national black leaders and pioneers such as George Washington Carver and Martin Luther King, Jr. Another room depicts famous black St. Joseph residents. The museum is open to the public.

MISSOURI THEATER     389         
717 Edmond
St. Joseph, MO
816-271-4628
ADMISSION: Adults $1
HOURS: By appointment 12 and under free

Tour the Missouri Theater, a completely renovated 1926 movie palace which serves as a regional center for the arts. The theater, which seats 1,200, is decorated in a pre-Persian motif with bas-relief on its exterior. Intricate details within the theater make it one of the most interesting architectural gems in St. Joseph. Even more fascinating though, is the fact that most of the interior molding and design was created by a nineteen-year old man.

MISSOURI VALLEY TRUST BUILDING     390         
4th and Felix
St. Joseph, MO
816-233-9192
ADMISSION: Adults $2
HOURS: Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm

The rich history of St. Joseph is entwined within this 1859 building. Steamboat captains, over-land freighters, Confederate and Union soldiers have all conducted business here. Pony Express riders, French fur traders and gold miners of Pikes Peak and Virginia City, Montana, have warmed themselves by the old fireplace before starting across the plains. Tour the "bank" as it was with, its ornate carved oak woodwork, stained glass windows, cast iron pillars, tellers' cages and a vault reinforced with railroad rails. Local legend has it that Jesse James cased the bank shortly before he was gunned down in April 1882. James was recognized as the man who had recently called on the bank to change a $100 bill, perhaps his calling card in advance of another daring daylight robbery.


NATIONAL MILITARY HERITAGE MUSEUM     391         
701 Messanie
St. Joseph, MO
816-233-4321
ADMISSION: Adults $2
HOURS: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm Students .50
Sat, 9 am-1pm

The Museum proudly preserves the Heritage of the men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces and on the home-front. Exhibits depict the history of military service - abroad and at home - during war
and between wars. The Museum serves as a tribute to all branches of the Armed Forces from 1800 to present. The buildings architectural dates back to 1890 and was designed by Harvey Ellis.

NORTHWEST MISSOURI GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY LIBRARY     392         
412 Felix
St. Joseph, MO
816-233-0524
HOURS: Tues, 2pm-8 pm; Wed-Fri, 10am-3pm
lst and 3rd Saturday, Noon-4pm

A library housing public records is available for genealogical and historical research through the Northwest Missouri Genealogical Society.

PATEE HOUSE MUSEUM NATIONAL LANDMARK     393         
12th and Penn,
St. Joseph, MO
816-232-8206
ADMISSION: Adults $3
HOURS: (April-October) Seniors $2.50; 18 & under $1.50
Mon-Sat ,10am-5pm; Sun, 1pm-5pm
(November, January-March) Weekends only

This National Historic Landmark was a pioneer hotel and headquarters for the Pony Express in 1860. Visit the "Streets of Old St. Jo," enjoy western art, antique toys, telephones and cars.

PONY EXPRESS OPRY     394         
210 N. Fourth Street St. Joseph, MO
816-232-0955
ADMISSION: $10
SHOW HOURS: Tue-Sat, 2pm and 7:30pm under 12 $5, under 5 free

In historic downtown, near the riverfront in the beautifully restored 1880s wholesale warehouse, is the Pony Express Opry, Missouri's foremost country music show. Enjoy a home-cooked buffet meal, then explore the gift shop on your way into the theatre. Sit back and let Larry King and the Goldrush Bank bring back memories of yesterday with their outstanding "Legends of Country Music Show.

PONY EXPRESS MUSEUM     395         
St. Joseph, MO
816-279-5059 or 800-530-5930
ADMISSION: Adults $3
HOURS: (June-Sept) Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm; Seniors $2.50, students $1.50
Sun, 1pm-5pm under 6 free
(Oct-May) Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm; Sun, 1pm-5pm

On April 3, 1860, a lone rider on horseback left from in front of one of the nation's most historic landmarks the Pony Express stables in St. Joseph, Missouri. The leather saddlebags he carried were destined for Sacramento, California, nearly 2,000 miles away. Experience the 21, exciting, state-of-the-
art exhibits conveying the dramatic story and legacy of the Pony Express.

ROBIDOUX RESIDENT THEATRE     396         
118 S. 8th Street
St Joseph, MO
816-279-5059
ADMISSION: $5-$7
HOURS: Year-round

Community Theater group presenting a 4 play season at the Historic Missouri Theater.

ROBIDOUX ROW MUSEUM     397         
3rd and Poulin
St. Joseph, MO
816-232-5861
ADMISSION: Adults $2
HOURS: (May-Sept) Tues-Fri, 10am-4pm Students .50; under 12 free Sat-Sun, 1pm-4pm
(Oct-April) Tues-Fri, Noon-4pm; Sat ,1pm-4pm; Closed Mondays and holidays.

A series of connected houses built in the late 1840's by city founder Joseph Robidoux. Includes restoration of Robidoux's personal quarters, furnished with some of his own belongings.

SCHUSTER MANSION     398         
703 Hall,
St. Joseph, MO
816-233-6017
ADMISSION: Adults $5 TOURS: By appointment

This Grand Italianate Victorian mansion at the center of the Hall Street Historic District was designed as the ultimate statement of success by one of St. Joseph's wealthiest residents. Original fixtures and paintings and period furnishings allow visitors to glimpse the beauty of the home as it was in the late 1880s. Elegant and graceful, the spacious rooms are a wonderful setting for tours, meetings, weddings and receptions, and that special bed and breakfast retreat.

SHAKESPEARE CHATEAU BED & BREAKFAST     399         
809 Hall
St. Joseph, MO
816-232-2667 or 888-414-4944
ADMISSION: $5
TOURS: By appointment

With one of the largest collections of stained glass in a private home, this beautiful Queen Anne mansion features heavily carved woodwork in cherry, mahogany and walnut. A unique bronze bust of William Shakespeare has greeted guests for more than 100 years. Recently a decorator showcase home, the Chateau has been featured in "Midwest Living" and other publications. Now a bed and breakfast with several luxurious guest rooms, the Chateau is available for tours, weddings and private parties. Photos available at www.shakespearechateau.com

SOCIETY OF MEMORIES DOLL MUSEUM     400         
1115 S. 12th Street
St. Joseph, MO
816-233-1420 or (364-6165 for tours)
ADMISSION: Adults $2
HOURS: (May-August) Thurs-Sat, Noon-4pm Seniors $1.50; children
(April, September-December) Weekends, Noon-4pm (5-12) .75

Over 600 dolls ranging from 1840's "covered wagon dolls" to present-day Barbie's in settings from school rooms to tea parties and Cabbage Patch Kids.

SPIRIT OF ST. JOSEPH, THE     401         
Riverfront Park St.
St. Joseph, MO
816-233-0676 or Toll Free 877-253-8075
TICKETS: Varies
HOURS:

Travel the Missouri River on an old fashioned paddle wheeler reminiscent of the 1800's. Sightseeing, dinner and lunch cruises available.

ST. JO FRONTIER CASINO     402         
Exit 6A Hwy. 229 (I-229 Highland Avenue exit)
St. Joseph, MO
816-279-7577
800-888-2946
HOURS: Boarding Times: Mon-Thurs, 8am-Midnight;
Fri and Sat, 8am-2am; Sun, 8am -Midnight

Enjoy authentic riverboat gaming at its best. This casino features, Blackjack, Craps, Caribbean Stud Poker, Video Poker, Roulette and Slot Machines. Experience the friendly atmosphere, a trademark of the St. Jo Frontier Casino! Must be 21 to board.

ST. JOSEPH FIRE MUSEUM     403         
11th and Penn
St. Joseph, MO
816-232-1355
ADMISSION: Adults $2
HOURS: Mon-Sat ,10am-5pm; Seniors $1.50, Under 10 Free
Sun and Holidays, 1pm-5pm
Closed Thanksgiving, Dec 24-25

Located in Old Station #5, the fire museum houses a collection of memorabilia from the mid-1860's to present day. Learn about the early days of the rival Blacksnake and Waterwitch firefighters who were more interested in fighting each other at the scene than fighting fires. Antique fire trucks and toys, photographs, a restored firehouse bunkroom, fire-pole, and a 1952 American LaFrance pumper are featured.

ST. JOSEPH MUSEUM     404         
1100 Charles
St. Joseph, MO
816-232-8471
ADMISSION: Adults $2
HOURS: Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm; Students (7-18) $1; 6 & under Free
Sun and Holidays 1pm-5pm
Closed Thanksgiving, Dec 24-25

The St. Joseph Museum is housed in an 1879 Gothic mansion. An internationally famous Native American collection, St. Joseph history and Midwest natural history are featured exhibits.

TOOTLE-BAILY MANSION     405         
802 Hall
St. Joseph, MO
816-364-4072
ADMISSION: $5
HOURS: By appointment

One of the finest examples of French Chateauesque and Romanesque architectural style in the Midwest. The three-story red brick home has a large round tower and conical roof, twenty-two rooms beautifully detailed in mahogany, cherry and oak. A bed and breakfast, the mansion is also available for weddings, receptions, special events and more.

TWIN SPIRES RELIGIOUS HISTORY MUSEUM     406         
501 South 10th,
St. Joseph, MO
816-233-9788
ADMISSION: Adults $2
TOURS: Sunday, Noon-4pm; or by appointment

One of the finest examples of St. Joseph's architecture is the acclaimed former Immaculate Conception Church. The twin-spired building contains breathtaking stained lass windows from Innsbruck, Austria. Special exhibits year-round.

SAVANNAH   

ANDREW COUNTY MUSEUM     407         
202 E. Duncan Drive
Savannah, MO
816-324-4720
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Mon-Sat, 10am-4pm; Sun, 1pm-4pm

Exhibits on Andrew County's rich historical past including antique cars, military displays, and the nation's largest collection of Kewpie dolls on public display. An 1844 log cabin and agriculture building displaying antique farm machinery await your visit.

SAVANNAH SPEEDWAY    408         
Savannah, MO
816-324-4135
Friday Racing
1/4 mi Dirt High Banked Oval Track

Racing begins at 7pm. Sprints, IMCA Mods, Street Stocks, Mod-Streets - Directions: I-29 Exit 53. North on Business US 71. Located at the Andrew County Fairgrounds

SEDALIA   
BOTHWELL LODGE     409         
North Highway 65
Sedalia, MO
660-827-0510
ADMISSION: Adults $2
HOURS: (April-Oct) Mon-Sat, 10am-4pm Children $1.25 under 6 free
Sun, Noon-5pm
(Nov-March) Mon-Thurs, 7 days prior notice
Fri-Sat, 10am-4pm; Sun Noon-5pm

Sitting high atop Stonyridge Farm on north Highway 65 is the massive, stone Bothwell Lodge, built between 1897 and 1928 by one of Sedalia's greatest benefactors, John Homer Bothwell. The state park surrounding the Lodge is open daily from 8 am to sunset and features picnic areas, a hiking trail, playground and recreational equipment.

MISSOURI STATE FAIR     410         
2503 W. 16th St.
Sedalia, MO
800-422-FAIR
ADMISSION: Adult $4
HOURS: (August) Gates open, 7:30am-10pm 12 and younger Free
Exhibits 9am-9pm;
Midway weekdays, Noon-1am
Saturday & Sunday, 11am-1am

Livestock Exhibits, Truck & Tractor Pull, State Finals Rodeo, Auto Races, Demolition Derby, and a lot more. All the things you expect at a great fair.

SCOTT JOPLIN ARCHIVES (MAPLE LEAF ROOM)    411         
3201 West 16th
Sedalia, MO
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Call for hours

To learn more about Joplin and his life, visit the Scott Joplin Archives, located in the State Fair Community College Library. The Maple Leaf Room features hundreds of ragtime treasures, including photos, sheet music, tapes, scrapbooks, letters, and even the bar from the original Maple Leaf Club on Main Street

PETTIS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM     412         
415 South Ohio
Sedalia, MO
HOURS: Year-round

STATE FAIR MOTOR SPEEDWAY     413         
Fairgrounds
Sedalia, MO
660-826-1600 or 1-800-499-RACE
Friday Racing: April-August

The Fairgrounds feature auto racing at the State Fair Motor Speedway, one of the few remaining one mile and half mile dirt tracks in the country. Excellent track conditions draw national, regional and local drivers who give it their all every Friday night. The Speedway offers a weekly show featuring sprints, Modified and Late models.
http://www.sedalia-racing.com

TIGHTWAD   

TRUMAN LAKE OPRY     414         
Hwy 7
Tightwad, MO
660-477-3432
ADMISSION: $ Varies
HOURS: Apr-Dec, Saturday

Saturday night shows feature special guests. Country, gospel music. Call about special shows.

TRENTON   

GRUNDY COUNTY-JEWETT NORRIS LIBRARY     415         
Crowder & Main
Trenton, MO
660-359-3577
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Year-around

Original library building in 1890 Richardson style is known, for architecture, suspended staircase; on National Register, Genealogical historical research.

GRUNDY COUNTY MUSEUM     416
Trenton, MO
660-359-6393
HOURS: May-Oct ADMISSION: $1

Three floors-farm, railroad, church, doctors furniture etc. Restored country school and Rock Island Caboose.

TUSCUMBIA   

MILLER COUNTY MUSEUM     417         
West Hwy 52
Tuscumbia, MO
HOURS: (June-Sept) Mon, Wed, and Fri, 10am-4pm

The museum is in the old Anchor Mill building. As a folk like museum it provides an authentic vision of the central Missouri society, its Indian heritage, the early home accessories, machines, crafts, schools, churches and agriculture that were unique to Miller County history.

VERSAILLES   

MORGAN COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM     418         
210 N. Monroe Street
Versailles, MO
573-378-5556 or 573-378-4401
ADMISSION: Adults $1
HOURS: May 30-Sept 9, Noon-4pm

The Martin Hotel has been a landmark in the community for over 100 years. Twenty-eight rooms of the hotel are uniquely decorated in different themes, including a chapel room, weaving room, barber shop room, school room, and the Miss Lucy room, in honor of the last surviving member of the Martin family.

JACOB'S CAVE     419         
23114 Hwy TT
Versailles. MO
573-378-4374
ADMISSION CHARGED

Jacob's Cave is famous for its depth illusion, reflective pools, ceiling sponge-work, prehistoric bones (Mastodon, bear, and Peccary), and the world's largest Geode. On the mile long tour, you will see every type of cave formation imaginable, from millions of "soda straws," massive stalactites and columns, to delicate helectites. Evidence of six ice ages and three earthquakes can be seen.

WARSAW   

BENTON COUNTY MUSEUM     420         
Benton Street
Warsaw, MO
ADMISSION CHARGED
HOURS: Memorial Day to Labor Day
Tues-Sun, 1pm-5pm

Every room is this old school house is filled with hundreds of often finely crafted and unique items of historic significance, telling the story of bygone times. Many of those relics have been part of the lives of the working people of this area.

J & S OLD WESTERN MUSEUM     421         
Hwy 65 (between Lincoln & Warsaw)
Warsaw, MO
660-438-2631
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Mon-Sat, 9am-4:30pm; Sun, 1pm-3pm

An old western museum located behind 18OO's jail cells. Many antique saddles displayed including one ridden by Tom Mix. Also, lots of other antique saddles and old cowboy memorabilia.

LOST VALLEY HATCHERY & VISITORS CENTER    422  
East of Highway 65 on County Road 620 just Northeast of Warsaw
Warsaw, MO
660-438-4465
ADMISSION: Free
VISITOR CENTER: April - Memorial Day    Sunday - Saturday 9 am - 4 pm
Memorial Day - Labor Day    Sunday - Saturday 9 am - 5 pm
Labor Day - Sept 30    Sunday - Saturday 9 am - 4 pm
Oct 1 - March 15    Tuesday - Saturday 9 am - 4 pm

The center includes a 12,000 gallon aquarium which is home to several species of Missouri fishes. Fishing for youth 15 years of age and under is allowed in a pond on site during Visitor Center hours. Tackle and bait are available at the Visitor Center; there is no charge for fishing or the use of equipment or bait.  Fish species being raised at the Lost Valley hatchery include Walleye, Muskellunge, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Striped and Hybrid Striped Bass, Bluegill, and Hybrid Sunfish.

HARRY S TRUMAN VISITORS CENTER         423         
1 mile West of Hwy 65 (North of Warsaw)
Warsaw, MO
Truman Visitor Center
Have you ever wanted to stand in the middle of a paleontological dig, peer at the

handiwork of a 10,500 year-old-man, compare your teeth and bones to those of animals that lived in this area 40,000 years ago? Maybe you just want to get away from the fast pace of modern life and reflect on nature's beauty while viewing one of Missouri's largest lakes and surrounding Ozark hills from a spectacular vantage point. You can do all these things and more at the Harry S Truman Visitor Center located just a mile west of U.S. 65 Highway and north of Warsaw, Missouri.

WESTON   
WESTON         
Exit 20 West off I-29
Weston, MO
816-640-2909 or 1-888-635-7457

The Platte Purchase in 1837 opened 2 million acres of Indian land for white settlers and in the same year Weston was platted. By 1853 Weston had a population of 5,000 and steamboats jammed the river. It was the second largest port in Missouri. Today, the oldest existing town in the "Platte Purchase" has the greatest concentration of original, pre-Civil War homes and shops in the United States. This 1837 Missouri River Town attracts thousands of tourists each year, offering 8 antique shops - 4 Bed and breakfasts - 92 certified historic sites - 5 restaurants - the only tobacco auction market west of the Mississippi River - 3 Museums - 6 pre-Civil War churches - tea room - 7 specialty shops - ice cream parlor - gift shops - 1 winery and 1528 Westonians who will welcome your visit!
http://www.ci.weston.mo.us/index.html

BUFFALO BILL CODY VACATION HOME     424         
528 Main, Weston, MO
View from outside. Not open to the public.

HERBERT BONNELL MUSEUM     425         
North 6 Miles on Hwy P from Hwy 45 or
532-3466 Weston, MO
816-386-5587
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: May-October
Saturday-Sunday, 1pm-5pm
Appointments can be made for weekdays

The farm that the Bonnell family settled in 1874, is now open to the public at no charge. Displayed in the house are the many items needed to run a household and farm during the late 1800's. Outbuildings contain many rare objects and tools from a time when the farm was nearly self-supporting.

HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH (c:1842)     426         
500 Market Street
Weston, MO
1842 - Holy Trinity - 1912

Catholicism came to Platte County by way of the Jesuit Kickapoo Indian Mission, registered March 14, 1841. The Weston, Platte County Parish was founded in 1842. Members cut the trees, hewed the timbers and fired the bricks for the original church. The first Pastor, Father Francis Rutkowski, a former Polish Count, solicited gifts from European royalty to furnish the church. The present church was dedicated October 26, 1912. Mass : Sat, 5pm Sun, 8am & 10:30am.

PIRTLE'S WESTON VINEYARDS WINERY     427         
502 Spring Street Weston, MO
816-640-5728
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Monday-Saturday, 10am-6pm
Sunday, Noon-6pm

The winery operates from a historic old church built in 1867. From French hybrid grapes, Pirtles produce a delightful variety of fine wines, and is one of a few vintners to produce the delicious ancient Mead wine made from a honey recipe. Visitors can sample the wines and walk among the vineyards near the building.

PRICE-LOYLES HOUSE MUSEUM 1857     428         
718 Spring Street
Weston, MO
816-640-2383
ADMISSION: $4
HOURS: Saturday, 10am-5pm
Groups 10 or more by appointment

A visit to Price-Loyles House in Weston is like cutting through the strata of American History from the time of the American revolution to the present day. It provides an intimate study of a family descended from one of Americas great heroes, Daniel Boone.

SNOW CREEK SKI LODGE     429         
5 Miles N. of Weston on Highway 45
Weston , MO
816-640-2200
SEASON: MId December-Mid March
HOURS: Mon-Fri, 1pm-10pm
Sat-Sun, 9am-10pm

Eleven exciting slopes, two beginner runs, Midnight Madness parties and many other programs designed for all skiers from beginners thru experts. Snow Creek is equipped with snow-making equipment. A day lodge offers cafeteria-style dinning, ski rental shop and a bar and lounge. The slopes are equipped with lights so night skiing is offered.

WESTON BEND STATE PARK     430         
16600 N. Hwy. 45
Weston, MO
816-640-5443
HOURS: April-October, 7am-10pm;
Nov-March, 7am-9pm

Scattered picnic sites, open picnic shelter, enclosed shelter. playground and camping.

WESTON HISTORICAL MUSEUM     431         
601 Main
Weston, MO
816-386-2977
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Tuesday-Saturday, 1pm-4pm
Sunday, 1:30-5pm - Closed Mondays,
Holidays and from Mid December to Mid March

Exhibits feature displays depicting life in Platte County from Prehistoric days through World War II, including household items, tools, glassware and china, furniture, historic documents and everyday items of the past.

WESTON RED BARN FARM     432         
16300 Wilkerson Rd.
Weston, MO
816-386-5437
Hours: Open daily, Early Spring-Late Fall
Tours & Events: By Reservation April-November

Scenic old farmstead, live animals, farm store and country Christmas store. Pick your own crops on seasonal basis and enjoy authentic country hayrides and fall pumpkin festival. Educational tours available. Appropriate for all ages. Call for hours and seasons. 3 miles east of Weston on Hwy. 273.

WHEATLAND   

WHEATLAND PIONEER VILLAGE TOWN SQUARE     433         
Wheatland, MO
417-282-6970 or 282-6108
HOURS: April-September ADMISSION: Free

Eleven authentic log buildings from Hickory County: two-story home, relay station, barber shop, stables.



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