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Ranked #1 of 32 attractions in Springfield
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #2 of 32 attractions in Springfield
Category: Parks
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Ranked #3 of 32 attractions in Springfield
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #4 of 32 attractions in Springfield
Category: Parks
Owner description: The Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden is open from April 1 through October 31 annually. The operating hours are 9 AM to 7:30 PM... more » Owner description: The Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden is open from April 1 through October 31 annually. The operating hours are 9 AM to 7:30 PM Thursday through Monday. The Garden is closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Admission is $3. The Garden sits on 7 1/2 acres and contains three large ponds, several canals, a waterfall, Tea House and several other structures. The grounds are maintained by County Parks Department supported extensively by local volunteers. At the Ticket Booth, you can buy fish food for the Koi, and a tour guide booklet for minimal costs. In 2013, numbered markers were added for self guided cell phone tour. In 2014, the garden can be contracted for weddings. « less
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Ranked #5 of 32 attractions in Springfield
Category: Caverns/ Caves
Owner description: Discover the timeless beauty of Fantastic Caverns, one of the earth's rarest treasures. There are only four of its' kind in... more » Owner description: Discover the timeless beauty of Fantastic Caverns, one of the earth's rarest treasures. There are only four of its' kind in the entire world, and only one in North America. Here, you'll discover one of the world's most beautiful natural wonders; giant columns stretching from floor to ceiling, delicate soda straws glistening with minerals, tiny cave pearls hidden in crystal-clear water. And best of all, you'll see it close-up from the comfort of a Jeep-drawn tram! « less
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Ranked #6 of 32 attractions in Springfield
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Ranked #7 of 32 attractions in Springfield
Category: Science Museums
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Ranked #8 of 32 attractions in Springfield
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: OPEN Wednesday through Saturday from 4PM to 11PM - Located in downtown Springfield Missouri. Pay $5 at the door and play all... more » Owner description: OPEN Wednesday through Saturday from 4PM to 11PM - Located in downtown Springfield Missouri. Pay $5 at the door and play all the classic video games you want & pinball is just a quarter! Featuring games from the 80's! 1984 is THE 80's arcade! Stop in and get your 80's on in style. We have the games, the music, and the vibe from the greatest decade ever! Need a place to host your next event or party? We offer private events and party room rentals. 1984 features over 60 of the greatest hits from the arcades of the 80's. We are especially proud of our collection of Vector games like Asteroids, Deluxe Asteroids, Gravitar, Tempest and BattleZone! You will find almost all the classics here including Space Invaders, Ms. Pac Man, Centipede, Donkey Kong, Pole Position and many more. Of course we offer parties and an 80's vibe, complete with music videos from ABC to ZZTop. 1984 is located across from the downtown YMCA on Jefferson Street in Downtown Springfield Missouri. From National go West on Walnut, Turn South On Jefferson (its a one way street!) and We are immediately on the Left Hand Side Of the Road. Family Friendly, No Smoking, No Booze... Just Fun with Friends! « less
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Ranked #9 of 32 attractions in Springfield
Category: Zoos
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Ranked #10 of 32 attractions in Springfield
Category: Cemeteries
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Ranked #11 of 32 attractions in Springfield
Category: Caverns/ Caves
Owner description: Springfield's most enchanting events venue offering history tours, ghost tours, murder mysteries, comedy nights, holiday... more » Owner description: Springfield's most enchanting events venue offering history tours, ghost tours, murder mysteries, comedy nights, holiday events, private rentals and more. Originally, built by the Knights of Pythias as an orphanage and later owned by the US Military for over 50 years, this castle is rich in history. Don't miss your chance to visit this historic castle recently listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. « less
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Ranked #12 of 32 attractions in Springfield
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Ranked #13 of 32 attractions in Springfield
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Ranked #14 of 32 attractions in Springfield
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Ranked #15 of 32 attractions in Springfield
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Ranked #16 of 32 attractions in Springfield
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Ranked #17 of 32 attractions in Springfield
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #18 of 32 attractions in Springfield
Category: Museums
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Ranked #19 of 32 attractions in Springfield
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #20 of 32 attractions in Springfield
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Ranked #21 of 32 attractions in Springfield
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Ranked #22 of 32 attractions in Springfield
Owner description: In 2006, the doors reopened 80 years after the original opening. The Gillioz is mainly a concert venue, hosting a wide range... more » Owner description: In 2006, the doors reopened 80 years after the original opening. The Gillioz is mainly a concert venue, hosting a wide range of entertainment anyone can enjoy such as Neon Trees, Pentatonix, B.B. King, Brian Regan, Dropkick Murphy's, NEEDTOBREATHE, Ozark Mountain Daredevils, and much more. « less
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Ranked #23 of 32 attractions in Springfield
Category: Bowling Alleys
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Ranked #24 of 32 attractions in Springfield
Category: Sports Complexes
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Ranked #25 of 32 attractions in Springfield
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #26 of 32 attractions in Springfield
Category: Convention Centers
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Ranked #27 of 32 attractions in Springfield
Category: Convention Centers
Owner description: A multi-purpose venue. Host to annual Ozark Empire Fair and promoter events like rodeos, car shows, antique sales,... more » Owner description: A multi-purpose venue. Host to annual Ozark Empire Fair and promoter events like rodeos, car shows, antique sales, tradeshows, wedding receptions, RV/boat sales, livestock/animal events, liquidation sales, employee picnics, and community events. Interior has 80,000+ sq. feet throughout 3 halls with common lobby, convenient load-in, Wi-Fi, 24’ ceilings, 379 booth spaces and more. Exterior has 72 acres, parking for 4,000, 5 barns, 2 arena spaces, camping for 81 with facilities and grandstand that seats 7,000+. « less
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Ranked #28 of 32 attractions in Springfield
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Ranked #29 of 32 attractions in Springfield
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Ranked #30 of 32 attractions in Springfield
Owner description: 4000 sqft lazer tag arena with Laserforce equipment. Full arcade with redemption games. Private party rooms, pizza, Pepsi... more » Owner description: 4000 sqft lazer tag arena with Laserforce equipment. Full arcade with redemption games. Private party rooms, pizza, Pepsi products and fun. « less
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