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Ralph Foster Museum

1000 Highway V, Point Lookout, Branson, MO 65726
417 334 6411
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Kirkwood
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

We spent several hours exploring the interesting exhibits at this museum.There are three floors of exhibits about the region. We also stopped at the grist mill on the campus. A great value if you enjoy cultural museums.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This place has lots of items to look at from Ozark gun collections to doll collectons to stuffed animals. The Beverly Hillbillies truck is even here. My favorite section is the section reserved for Ozark hillbilly music. Red Foley and more.

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Willow Springs, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Excellent cheap family attraction that is hidden beyond the amusement in Branson. Beverly hillbillies car!! Guns, animals, butterflies, local history, civil war and so much more!!

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Hollister, Missouri
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9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Really great museum with many guns, artifacts, and even gemstones. The antique car from the Beverly Hillbillies TV show is also there.

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Granbury, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We spent several hours in this museum and were surprise at the extent of the collections. My favorite was the Beverly Hillbillies' car.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Anyone visiting the Branson area should visit the Ralph Foster Museum at the College of the Ozarks. They have an extremely large gun collection ranging from miniature pistols to gatlin guns. They also have the original Beverly Hillbillies truck. They indian and pioneer artifacts from the Ozark area. There is a $6 fee for adults and it is well worth... More

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Reeds Spring
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This is a "don't miss" attraction when you are in Branson. Allow 2 - 3 hours, minimum, to see all the wonderful exhibits here. The original "Beverly Hillbillies" car is here, along with ton of other items - something for everyone. It's very reasonable, also. The campus of College of the Ozarks is beautiful, and that's where the Museum is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Ashamed to say that I have lived in this area for years and until recently never went to this museum. Wonderful place to visit. Admission is reasonable for the vast collections you will see here. Want to go again b/c it takes several hours to see everything.

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Topeka,ks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This is a great museum, from the entry at the front door and only costing 6 bucks, walk in and the 1st thing you see is the original Beverly Hillbillies car!! With 4 floors of goodies, make sure you allow 2-3 hours minimum for this.. Lots to see and look at!. we go a couple of times a year. I... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is a great museum. Theirs 3 floors, one floor has all guns. This is a GREAT!!!!! museum a must see. I haven't ever cared much about museums, but this one really impressed me. It has the original truck from the Beverly Hillbilly's.

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