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Wilson's Creek National Battlefield

6424 W Farm Road 182, Republic, MO 65738-9492
+1 417-732-2662
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Father's Day Fun

Spent Father's Day here with my parents and kids. Great visitor center with great movie... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2016
ecullen2014
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Oxford, Iowa
The Civil War in Missouri

After extensive travelling to Civil War battlefields in the Eastern and Southern United States, I... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2016
Jason S
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  • Excellent65%
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  • Average4%
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6424 W Farm Road 182, Republic, MO 65738-9492
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Reviewed June 20, 2016

Spent Father's Day here with my parents and kids. Great visitor center with great movie explaining the battle. Also a helpful map explaining the battle also. This helped to make the car tour more meaningful. We were able to picnic on the tour also. The...More

Thank ecullen2014
Reviewed June 19, 2016

After extensive travelling to Civil War battlefields in the Eastern and Southern United States, I finally made it to my own home state's only national battlefield park at Wilson's Creek. This battle doesn't have the notoriety as some of the big battlefield parks like Gettysburg,...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

My husband is the one that likes Civil War sites, but the story behind this battle gets everyone interested. Rangers and volunteers are born story tellers. A gift to make history come alive.

Thank Karyn B
Reviewed June 18, 2016

Lived within 5 miles of this National Battlefield for 15 years and never went there. I did finally in May and I must say I was very impressed and moved. On Blood Hill alone in one day 535 men died. They say the Wilson's creek...More

Thank Theodore R
Reviewed June 16, 2016

Had no idea Missouri had so many battles during the Civil War, and this is the location of one of the bigger ones. It's a pretty interesting site and you're able to see Bloody Hill where most of the fighting occured, as well as the...More

Thank rduinc
Reviewed May 30, 2016

We were told by our hotel check-out clerk how to find this drive through Battlefield site. Amazing amount of information is contained in the film at the visitor center. Drive slowly through the grounds or get out and breathe the fresh air and visit some...More

Thank Betty M
Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place for a bike ride around the 4.9 mile road tour route. Lots of great place to stop and rest as you ride up and down the hills.

Thank Ronica1976
Reviewed May 22, 2016

We stopped here on recommendation of someone we met at our hotel. It was a stop well worth the time. The movie gave a good overview of the civil war battle here and the park is well documented.

Thank BuffaloTravluvr
Reviewed May 16, 2016

We stopped first at the visitors center and watched the video and toured the exhibits. This gives a good overview and the background of the battle and the people involved. There are also many artifacts on display. We the took the auto tour of the...More

Thank Barbara N
Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Nice visitor's center. The 30-minute movie is a must-see to learn about the battlefield. Helps adults and kids understand and appreciate exactly what happened on the site and its importance in American history. Four-mile drive through the battlefield site with walking/biking paths. Well-kept place.

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