Branson Missouri Museums
- World's Largest Museum Attraction
A one-of-a-kind adventure. Experience life on board Titanic just as it was on her maiden voyage
100 years ago. Walk the hallways, parlors, cabins and Grand Staircase while surrounded by more
than 400 rare artifacts. Touch a real iceberg, steer the ship, be seated in a real Titanic
lifeboat and listen to actual survivors tell their stories. Everyone knows the name Titanic.
Everyone knows that Titanic hit an iceberg. Everyone knows that Titanic was lost. But there is
so much more to her story. Discover the stories of the passengers and crew who sailed Titanic,
as the crew and interactive galleries bring them to life. It is more than just a museum; it is a
Permanent, Interactive Attraction for all ages. "...did not disappoint...loved it." - Facebook
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum
At Ripley's Believe it or Not! truth really is stranger than fiction. Over 400
exhibits in creatively themed galleries provide a unique journey of discovery and entertainment, some of which you might not believe even after you see it! You'll see unusual
artifacts that document man's customs, hobbies, and experiences around the world.
There are some rather bizarre exhibits in Ripley's museum, such as the giant ball of wire, a limo with a heart shaped Jacuzzi in the trunk, a vampire hunter's kit, including a
cross, a wooden stake and a gun. There's even a two headed cow and much, much more. Come for a journey into the unknown and decide for yourself that which is real and that which is
Hollywood Wax Museum
Grab your camera and join your
favorite stars for pictures that will make the best Facebook postings from Branson! From Lucille Ball to Lucy Lui, John Wayne to Johnny Depp, and Will Rogers to Will Smith, you'll
rub elbows with the stars and step right into the most famous scenes in entertainment history. Skip down the Yellow Brick Road, sail aboard the Titanic, enter the ring with Nacho
Libre, encounter Frankenstein and Freddy, sing for the American Idol judges, beam aboard the Starship Enterprise, and more.
Branson Auto & Farm Museum
The Branson Auto & Farm Museum is located on the world famous "Strip" in Branson, and
features over 100 cool cars and tractors. Many of the cars are for sale. The museum cars and
inventory change regularly, so be sure to come back when you return to the area.
Celebrity Car Museum
The Celebrity Car Museum features cars from your favorite movies and television shows. They also exhibit a large variety of classics, muscle cars, and street rods. Most of the cars can be purchased, therefore every time a car leaves the museum the floor opens up for news ones to display. Be sure to bring your camera for some memorable photo opportunities.
The World's Largest Toy Museum
For those who are still young at heart,
as well as for collectors, the World's Largest Toy Museum is filled with toys dating as far back as the 1880's right up until today. It is the perfect way for families with young
children to spend time and show the kids that toys which don't require AAA batteries do exist and there was fun before Playstation® and Nintendo®. With an assortment of toys
ranging from beautiful porcelain dolls and toy soldiers to peddle cars and cap-guns and amazing wind-up toys, you'll have an exciting walk through a celebration of childhood and
see the treasures that brought a smile to the faces of young boys and girls around the world.
The Harold Bell Wright Museum shares a location with the World's Largest Toy Museum. Guests of the Harold Bell Wright Museum will
see the local history come to life as they view the antiques, personal items, furniture and manuscripts of Mr. Wright's nineteen books. Mr.
Wright's gun collection is most intriguing: featuring firearms of the late 1800's and early 1900's. Some guns represent those used by the
infamous Bald Knobbers. Harold Bell Wright's book, The Shepherd of the Hills, is a well-known history of the Branson area.
Branson Dinosaur Museum
At the Branson Dinosaur Museum the dinosaurs aren't fossils or bones. They are life-size
sculptures. You can see one of the world's largest collections of prehistoric animals, ranging
from the two-story-high Tyrannosaurus Rex to a tiny 12-inch tall Microraptor. Other exhibits
include giant sea lizards, flying reptiles, and replicas of bones, skulls, and skeletons of
ancient prehistoric creatures. The museum also features a movie theatre showing high-definition
educational films that bring dinosaurs to life. They also have hands-on activities for children
of all ages, such as a dinosaur fossil dig, a creative coloring station, books, and movies about
Veterans Memorial Museum
Fred Hoppe Jr., designed and built this museum with the vision-"Honoring Those Who Served".
Inside you will find exhibits from all the wars of the 20th century including World War I & II,
Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm and Bosnia. The museum is filled with hundreds of exhibits and
murals honoring all branches of military services, campaigns, major battlefields, industrial
defense and the enduring support of the American people. The hallmark of the museum is the
world's largest war memorial sculpture created by Fred Hoppe. It is a 70 foot long, 15 ton
bronze sculpture, consisting of 50 life-size soldiers storming a beach. Each figure is modeled
after an actual WWII combat veteran, one from each of the 50 states. Names of the men and women
who died during the wars line each of the 5 great halls including the names of the over 500,000
U.S. soldiers who were killed in action in WWII. Touring the museum is a powerful, emotional
Branson Military Museum & Historic Fire Arms Exhibit
At the Branson Military & Historic Firearms Exhibit visitors discover artifacts dating as far
back as the Civil War to present day conflicts and other military service. Additionally, you
can experience the BB Gun Museum where 150 years of rare air rifles, accessories, and more are
College of the Ozarks' Museums
College of the Ozarks, better known as "Hard Work U," is a fully accredited 4 year
college founded in 1906 by Rev. James Forsythe. Each student works at one of the 80 campus jobs or industries to pay, at least in part, for his or her education. The campus is home
to 1,500 students and hosts several historic and interesting sites. During a drive through the campus you will discover even more sites to enjoy than those listed here. The
Ralph Foster Museum - dedicated to the history of the Ozarks region. Edwards Mill - The working mill is powered by a 12 foot water wheel turned by runoff water from
nearby Lake Honor. The upstairs area of the mill has been transformed into a weaving studio where students design and produce rugs, shawls, placemats and other items on traditional
looms. These items are also on sale in the millhouse along with the college's famous fruitcakes, jellies, and apple butter.
So, as you can see there is more to Branson than just song and dance. Branson
prides itself in entertainment for all ages and likes to cater to all tastes.