Joplin, Missouri

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Joplin, Missouri, USA

Attractions in Joplin, Missouri


  • Aircraft-Balloons 417-472-6322
    18286 Highway 60, Joplin, MO 64801
    Features hot air balloon rides and lessons. more info  map

  • Carousel Park 417-626-7710
    3834 West 7th, Joplin, MO 64801
    Carousel Park consists of amusement rides, two 18 hole miniature golf courses, batting cages, go karts, bumper boats, an arcade and indoor and outdoor party areas. more info  map

  • Richardson's Candy House 417-624-1515
    454 Redings Mill Road, Joplin, MO 64801
    View candy makers create fine-dipped chocolates, fudge and divinity in the unique 60-year old Rock Tavern in Historic Redings Mill. more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Post Memorial Art Reference Library 417-782-7678
    300 Main Street, Joplin, MO 64801
    Art research library housed in English-style great hall. The library is furnished with European art and antiques from the Winfred and Elizabeth Post collection. more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Grand Falls
    Riverside Drive, Joplin, MO 64801
    Grand Falls holds first place in Missouri as the only continuously flowing waterfall. more info  map

  • John C. Cox Pioneer Cemetery 417-623-1180
    615 Persimmon, Joplin, MO 64801
    Civil War and Spanish-American War veterans and early settlers are buried in Cox Cemetery. Located north of the homestead of Joplin's co-founder, John C. Cox. more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Joplin Public Library 417-623-7953
    300 South Main Street, Joplin, MO 64801
    This local public library is the largest between Springfield and Tulsa. Housing over 100,000 books, magazines and reference materials, they also have information... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Joplin Historical & Mineral Museum 417-623-1180
    Schifferdecker Park, Joplin, MO 64801
    Joplin, Missouri
    Includes mining equipment, models and more. more info  map

  • Country Caboose 417-624-3861
    1100 North Prosperity, Joplin, MO 64801
    See a renovated Santa Fe and a Frisco caboose and a Jersey Central passenger car at this local attraction. All of the cabooses are filled with railroad memorabilia and... more info  map

  • Dorothea B. Hoover Historical Museum 417-623-1180
    Fourth Street & Schifferdecker Avenue, Joplin, MO 64801
    Schifferdecker Park
    A variety of historic items depicting the development of Joplin are on display at this museum, including a 1927 American LaFrance fire engine, an extensive doll... more info  map

  • Everett J. Ritchie Tri-State Mineral Museum 417-623-2341
    Fourth Street & Schifferdecker Avenue, Joplin, MO 64801
    Schifferdecker Park
    Founded in 1931, this museum houses one of the world's largest collections of lead and zinc ore dating back to Joplin's mining days. You'll also see a large collection... more info  map

  • George A. Spiva Center for Arts 417-623-0183
    222 West Third Street, Joplin, MO 64801
    Showcasing a variety of incredible artwork, this is a wonderful place to tour. more info  map

  • Joplin Museum Complex 417-623-1180
    Schifferdecker Park, Joplin, MO 64801
    Joplin, MO
    Two museums-in-one tell the story of Joplin history and mining in the Tri-State district. Victorian rooms, textiles, minerals, models and much more! more info  map

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