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Address: 1 Willmore Lane, Lake Ozark, MO 65049
Phone Number: 800-451-4117
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A Little Lake History

Museum of how they built Bagnell Dam is extremely interesting and the Lodge is a beautiful building to see. The fall colors are awesome to behold from this location as well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
Donna P
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Gladstone, Missouri
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Gladstone, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Museum of how they built Bagnell Dam is extremely interesting and the Lodge is a beautiful building to see. The fall colors are awesome to behold from this location as well.

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minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Self guided tour with reading, and some audio, giving history of the area. Like how the dam site was selected and how the area was flooded to create the lake which destroyed several towns. Great view from a fairly high spot on the lake

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Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This was a great informative place. It had a very good lesson on how and why dams are built. The lodge is beautiful out and in.

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Rush Hill, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

As new residents at the Lake, we have been inviting friends and family to enjoy its many wonders. One of these is Willmore Lodge. If you are interested in the history of Lake Ozark, don't miss the small-but-fascinating museum. The Lodge itself is lovely and architecturally interesting, and has a great view.

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Searcy, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stumbled upon the center. It has a beautiful view from inside. There is information about the area and a lot of information about the dam as it was being built.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Very nice lodge and visitors center. It had a nice selection of guides for around the area. We picked up a little coupon book for some stores on "The Strip". The information about the building of the Bagnell Dam was very interesting. We were glad we stumbled onto it.

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Hazelwood, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Stopped off the road to visit. The lady working the information desk went above and beyond as far as courtesy and information was concerned. There is a display giving the history of how the Lake of the Ozarks came to be. Also a nice assortment of brochures and maps for local attractions. It also has a big balcony which overlooks... More 

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Atascadero, California
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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Beautiful building and immersing history. You can breeze through quickly or spend hours. A lot of depth in the history from original source material. I enjoyed the old videos and the book of invoices from the construction of the dam. There is history of the construction of the dam and how they had to clear towns, info on how the... More 

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Holcomb, Missouri
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This place is gorgeous and a very big part of the history of the dam. It's amazing how the lodge has been maintained all of these years and it definitely has the best view of the lake! It only takes about an hour so well worth dropping in

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The lodge is an historical residence and is very pretty. The museum was small, but interesting. I did not realize the lake was privately owned until I toured the museum. The garden area was pretty, but the path was very steep, so it is not for wheelchairs, strollers,or people who have trouble walking.

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