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Springfield, Missouri, USA

Attractions in Springfield, Missouri

Amusements

  • Discovery Center
    438 East St. Louis Street, Springfield, MO 65806
    417-862-9910, An interactive, hands-on facility for children of all ages to explore, learn, and have fun with exhibits including an exploratory lab, Paleo-Lab, a Wonderland, and a... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Gray/Campbell Farmstead
    2400 South Scenic Avenue, Springfield, MO 65803
    417-725-4921, Once the home of John Polk Campbell, the nephew of the founder of Springfield, this farmstead includes the historic house, two crib barns, the family cemetery, a log... more info  map

  • Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum
    3068 Highway A, Springfield, MO 65704
    Located 39 Miles East in Mansfield
    417-924-3626, Visitors of Rocky Ridge Farm in the Ozarks are often filled with emotions as they step into the world of Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the beloved "Little House"... more info  map

  • Walnut Street National Register Historic District
    Downtown Springfield, Springfield, MO 64804
    Between John Q. Hammons Pkwy. & Glenstone Ave.
    417-831-2627, Over a mile long, this historic district features close to 150 historic homes built between 1870 and 1940 in a variety of styles including Queen Anne, Periodic Revival,... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

Museums & Galleries

  • Air & Military Museum of the Ozarks
    2305 East Kearney, Springfield, MO 65806
    417-864-7997, Includes military vehicles, airplane models and more.  more info  map

  • Discovery Center of Springfield
    438 St. Louis Street, Springfield, MO 65802
    417-862-9910, Take the entire family out to enjoy this museum for people of all ages. more info  map

  • General Sweeny's Museum
    5228 South State Highway ZZ, Springfield, MO 65804
    417-732-1224, Visit this great Civil War Museum for educational and interesting displays. more info  map

  • Grizzly Industrial Showroom
    1815 West Battlefield, Springfield, MO 65807
    417-887-9191, Stroll past the indoor fish pond and waterfall as you view the beautiful displays of fine woodworking, antique and collectible guns, swords and knives. more info  map

  • History Museum of Springfield-Greene County
    830 Boonville Avenue, Springfield, MO 65803
    Historic City Hall
    417-864-1976, Devoted to preserving the history of Springfield and Greene County, this museum features an array of exhibits from prehistoric times through the 1950's. There are also... more info  map

  • Missouri Sports Hall of Fame
    3861 East Stan Musial Drive, Springfield, MO 65809
    417-889-3100, This 22,000 square foot museum is filled with numerous sports memorabilia and interactive displays including areas where you can broadcast a game or throw a touchdown... more info  map

  • Railroad Historical Museum
    1300 North Grant Street , Grant Beach Park, Springfield, MO 65810
    417-883-5319 or 417-865-6829, Preserving railroad history of the St. Louis, San Franscisco Railroad, and other Railroads including Frisco Locomotive No. 4524, Burlington Baggage Car, Chicago and... more info  map

  • Springfield Art Museum
    111 East Brookside Drive, Springfield, MO 65807
    Springfield, Missouri
    417-837-5700, The city's oldest cultural institution with eight galleries. more info  map

  • Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium
    500 West Sunshine Street, Springfield, MO 65807
    417-890-9453, "One of the largest, most immersive conservation attractions in the world" features more than 35,000 live fish, mammals, reptiles, and birds. more info  map

National Parks & Natural Wonders

  • Crystal Cave
    7225 North Crystal Cave Lane, Springfield, MO 65803
    417-833-9599, A Greene County Historic Site, this beautiful cave features natural paths and stone steps to guide you to different areas of the cave including The Cathedral, Rainbow... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Dickerson Park Zoo
    3043 North Fort Avenue, Springfield, MO 65803
    417-864-1800, Asian elephants, cheetahs, flamingos, and many other different types of animals live in this exciting zoo. more info  map

  • Japanese Stroll Garden
    2400 South Scenic Avenue, Springfield, MO 65803
    417-864-1049, Beautifully landscaped seven and a half acre garden that features wonderful flowers, winding paths, bridges, a moon deck, a pagoda, and a teahouse. Tours are available. more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Hubble Space Telescope Replica
    100 South Clay Street, Marshfield, MO 65706
    417-859-3925, Replica of the Hubble Telescope, quarter-size. Town is the birthplace of Edwin Hubble, the telescope's creator. more info

Tours & Cruises

  • BalloonSport USA
    2013 Battlefield Road, Springfield, MO 65804
    417-865-0800, Enjoy year round hot air balloon rides over the Springfield area and the scenic Ozarks with this tour company. Rides are available daily from sunrise to sunset. ... more info  map

  • Fantastic Caverns
    4872 North Farm Road 125, Springfield, MO 65803
    417-833-2010, A guided 50 minute tour takes you through America's only ride through cave into the ancient underground riverbed that is filled with massive formations. The cave stays... more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • OOVVDA Winery
    5448 North Berry Lane, Springfield, MO 65803
    417-833-4896, OOVVDA is a boutique winery located just north of Springfield specializing in high quality handcrafted wines; available in dry, semi-dry, semi-sweet, and sweet to suit... more info  map

  

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