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Charleston, Missouri: Boomland

Outstanding name for a vintage fireworks store, and even when it occasionally does go boom, they rebuild and add even more items for your pyrotechnic pleasure.

Hwy 105, Charleston, MO
I-57 exit 10, southeast side.
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A minute from the Boomland store is a Boomland RV campground. Only $25 as of Dec 2020. Can walk to store. Store has everything.

[Jennifer Conro, 05/22/2021]



It's not just fireworks. It's got everything. Homemade jams, statues, activity books, food, etc. It's epic. And the fireworks selection is insane.

[Maya, 01/06/2017]

Boomland 1958 chair.


There is a huge rocking chair there!

[JetSetHalo, 08/30/2013]

Boomland neon sign.


A fireworks oasis in Missouri, strategically located near the Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee border. Discount pyrotechnics. Over the entrance, animated neon explosions. Good postcard.

[ Team, 02/20/2005]

October 2007: Tipster Karen reports "The neon sign you see was taken down after a fire in 2005. It has not yet been put back up. The place has been rebuilt."

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