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Great pictorial history of Warsaw and incredible views of Truman Lake!

Definitely a place to check out when in Warsaw, the kids will love it! They have telescopes to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Warsaw, Missouri
What a View!

Beautiful facility with many views of Truman Lake and information about the Truman Dam. Wonderful... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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29027 Visitor's Center Road, Truman Reservoir, Warsaw, MO 65355
+1 660-438-2216
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All reviews heritage days live music fun playing general store whole family on display well worth the stop great view great place fish log history exhibits bluff dam truman observatory
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely a place to check out when in Warsaw, the kids will love it! They have telescopes to peer far over the water, and different displays about local crafters and the history of Warsaw.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JennB12wr
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Beautiful facility with many views of Truman Lake and information about the Truman Dam. Wonderful walking trails, well marked. Many photo opps. Nice and modern. Did not interact with rangers/staff. They were busy talking among themselves. No admission. Road to other side of dam was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank IngaRose
Reviewed September 17, 2018

This is one of those gems of the midwest. There are phenomenal views, great trails and one of the best kept facilities. The staff is wonderful - helpful, informative and great with children or adults. Pets are allowed on the trails and in some of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cynmos
Reviewed August 29, 2018

We had a rainy day of camping and going to the visitor center was perfect. The kids really enjoyed looking around and once the rain cleared off we went to the Dam. The kids really liked seeing the fish in the water and the dam...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Sunshine795228
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Very interesting and well displayed facility. Staff are super helpful, and so much history and information that cannot be seen in one day. Authentic log cabins, barn, general store, and genuine country one room school are on display for visitors to explore.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David N
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the 4th of July fireworks from the Bluff. The Corp had the observatory open as well. Perfect viewing area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GetOutAdventure
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

The most impressive part of this visitors center is the price, free! I was completely surprised at the artifacts and the knowledge in the center, I have lived in MO in this area all my life and I learned several things about the area. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank brunnernick
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

If you are in the Warsaw area, don’t miss the Truman Visitors Center. Plenty of parking & admission is free. So many displays & boards that describe the history of the area. Something entertaining for kids, teens & adults.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Victoria G
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

This structure sits on a bluff high above the dam that creates Truman Lake. From the you can watch boaters, fishermen, weather patterns, birds of prey and even activity on the headwaters of The Lake of the Ozarks. The displays are interesting and informative. It's...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank S7892FXlindab
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We started with a picnic breakfast near the overlook. Our grandkids enjoyed watching the birds as they ate. We walked around the Overlook before going inside to look at displays. The ranger gave the kids frisbees so when we got outside again we had fun...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Elaine S
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