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Willmore Lodge

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Address: 1 Willmore Lane, Lake Ozark, MO 65049
Phone Number: 800-451-4117
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Being a history guy this was a must stop. The museum was very cool with the pictures and videos of the creation of the dam. Lots of tools and even a big paddlefish was on... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Being a history guy this was a must stop. The museum was very cool with the pictures and videos of the creation of the dam. Lots of tools and even a big paddlefish was on display. The views from the deck were gorgeous and great spots for pics. Only wish guy at the desk spoke a bit louder he had... More 

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Montville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The area museum was informative and gave a overview of the history of the Bagnell Dam and how the Lake of the Ozarks was formed.

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Jefferson City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great visit to Willmore Lodge. It was an informative visit and lovely setting on the lake. The last 2 times I visited there were volunteers working on the plantings and it was lovely.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful view of the lake, and you get to learn all about it in one place. Pictures of how the lake was made, a little history while on vacation never hurt anyone.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Willmore Lodge is an interesting museum on the building of the Bagnell Dam. It sets on a high bluff overlooking the lake with beautiful views. The museum had some verbal histories by the people that worked on building the dam. The difficulty of the construction of the dam and the hard work done by so many people is truly... More 

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springfield, mo.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Log House with a great view of Lake of the Ozark's! This is the travelers and business bureau for the lake too. The museum is free and quite informative! The place is available for rent for weddings and private parties! It's a great walk down the hill to the gazebo but a little longer walking back to the top!... More 

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1 Thank chefeMark
Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love bringing guests here to see not only great views of the lake and the dam, but also the interesting history of how this area was created. Great perspective on the day and age this was built and always in awe of the magnitude of the accomplishment.

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Monmouth, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This old lodge is not a place you stay it is a museum only. It is interesting to get the details of the building of Bagnell Dam in 1926-30.

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Beautiful view of the lake around the outside and a history of the Lake and Bagnal Dam and lot's of exhibits. Volunteers are knowledgeable and offer information but are not pushy and allow you to enjoy your visit but ask questions and they are more than willing to help.

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Branson, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

We stop by the lodge. Very nice lady there give us lots of info on places to see and things to do it was very nice

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