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  • Ruins of Ha Ha Tonka

    Ruins of Ha Ha Tonka

    Camdenton, Missouri

    Built by a Kansas City millionaire who died before it was completed. The castle was gutted by fire in 1942.

  • Precious Moments Inspirational Park

    Precious Moments Inspirational Park

    Carthage, Missouri

    Sprawling, multi-million-dollar complex attracts fanatical collectors of the adorable angel statuettes, but all fanatics are welcome.

  • Nuclear Waste Adventure Trail

    Nuclear Waste Adventure Trail

    Weldon Spring, Missouri

    The view is breathtaking from the top of the seven-story-tall nuclear waste pile.

  • The Space Museum

    The Space Museum

    Bonne Terre, Missouri

    Earl Mullins evangelizes the wonders of space exploration through his museum collection.

  • Griot Museum of Black History

    Griot Museum of Black History

    St. Louis, Missouri

    Wax museum focuses on local black history and accomplishments. Stark, compelling wax exhibit on slave ships and auctions.

  • Jesse James Wax Museum

    Jesse James Wax Museum

    Stanton, Missouri

    Jesse James didn't die, or at least not right away. Museum proves it.

  • Black Madonna Shrine and Grottoes

    Black Madonna Shrine and Grottoes

    Pacific, Missouri

    Franciscan Brother Bronislaus built until he died.

  • Wax Museum of St. Louis

    Wax Museum of St. Louis

    St. Louis, Missouri

    Presidents, biblical figures, celebrities, and a two-basement Chamber of Horrors.

  • Bonne Terre Mine: Billion Gallon Lake

    Bonne Terre Mine: Billion Gallon Lake

    Bonne Terre, Missouri

    Lead mine closed in 1962 and reopened as a tourist attraction. Features the World's Largest Subterranean Lake.

  • World's Largest Ball of Twine?

    World's Largest Ball of Twine?

    Branson, Missouri

    At Ripley's, certified by Guiness, surrounded by other oddities. But the largest?

  • Military Museums of Fort Leonard Wood

    Military Museums of Fort Leonard Wood

    Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

    Three free, eclectic museums under one roof: Chemical Corps, MPs, Engineers.

  • City Museum

    City Museum

    St. Louis, Missouri

    Insanely fun former warehouse, a 10-story 5-star wonder.

  • Hair Museum

    Leila's Hair Museum

    Independence, Missouri

    Housed at the Victorian Hairwork Society, it's a personal collection of hair wreaths and human hair art.

  • Titanic Museum

    Titanic: World's Largest Museum Attraction

    Branson, Missouri

    The doomed ocean liner is taking on passengers on the main strip in Branson.

  • Fantastic Caverns

    Fantastic Caverns

    Springfield, Missouri

    See Nature's mostly unspoiled beauty by jeep in "America's Ride-Thru Cave."

  • Meramec Caverns

    Meramec Caverns

    Stanton, Missouri

    Popular commercial cave, a hideout of Jesse James, and a place where you can see an American Flag projected onto a limestone wall.

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