Joplin, Missouri

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Joplin, Missouri, USA

Attractions in Joplin, Missouri


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

  • Carousel Park
    3834 West 7th, Joplin, MO 64801
    417-626-7710, 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
    454 Redings Mill Road, Joplin, MO 64801
    417-624-1515, 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
    300 Main Street, Joplin, MO 64801
    417-782-7678, 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
    615 Persimmon, Joplin, MO 64801
    417-623-1180, 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
    300 South Main Street, Joplin, MO 64801
    417-623-7953, 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
    Schifferdecker Park, Joplin, MO 64801
    Joplin, Missouri
    417-623-1180, Includes mining equipment, models and more. more info  map

  • Country Caboose
    1100 North Prosperity, Joplin, MO 64801
    417-624-3861, 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
    Fourth Street & Schifferdecker Avenue, Joplin, MO 64801
    Schifferdecker Park
    417-623-1180, 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
    Fourth Street & Schifferdecker Avenue, Joplin, MO 64801
    Schifferdecker Park
    417-623-2341, 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
    222 West Third Street, Joplin, MO 64801
    417-623-0183, Showcasing a variety of incredible artwork, this is a wonderful place to tour. more info  map

  • Joplin Museum Complex
    Schifferdecker Park, Joplin, MO 64801
    Joplin, MO
    417-623-1180, 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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