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Johnny Morris does every one of his attractions right. But with this museum, his team really hit it... read more

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Brian_P_in_KC
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Blue Springs, Missouri
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Johnny Morris again spares no expense with his outstanding museums. Amazing collections that will... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Fort Worth, Texas
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We are proud to present the Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum, built by Johnny Morris, to share the rich history of the Ozarks and the animals and people who came before us. Featured items in the museum include a woolly mammoth, a saber toothed...more
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150 Top of the Rock Road, Ridgedale, MO 65739
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Reviewed yesterday

Johnny Morris does every one of his attractions right. But with this museum, his team really hit it out of the park. First of all, it is huge. Expect to spend around two hours to really appreciate the exhibits and artifacts. The natural history of...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Johnny Morris again spares no expense with his outstanding museums. Amazing collections that will have your attention front and center. So many wonders to marvel at. Again, I took hundreds of pictures. I just could not believe the collections here. Truly phenomenal. The paintings, the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent 2 days at Dogwood Canyon, achieved various activities around Cedar Lodge, and even stopped in to the Big Cypress Lodge (Pyramid in Memphis) on our way home from a 3 week road trip, but this museum by far was the most impactful. Sadly...More

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Big Cedar L, Guest Relations Manager at Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Doe O, The newly expanded Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum is an excellent way to bring guests face-to-face with prehistoric creatures and astounding collections of Native American artifacts and artwork as well as expansive galleries showcasing the American West and Civil War. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Really a well done presentation of various Indian artifacts, paintings and animals during the covered time periods. Amazing how much there is to the museum. You could spend hours and hours really absorbing all the information. The museum ends up around the civil war era...More

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Big Cedar L, Guest Relations Manager at Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

MyHumbleOpinion, Thank you for the review of the Museum at Top of the Rock! This museum hold so much to be enjoyed by all ages and the vast history of the Ozarks. If you enjoyed the period of the Civil War displayed in the museum,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a huge and beautifully organized museum. It had many native Americans artifacts that I’d never seen before. The museum literally take you from prehistoric eras up until now. Give yourself plenty of time to spend exploring.

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Big Cedar L, Guest Relations Manager at Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

omatonolan, We were so excited to see your review of the Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum! This museum is truly an amazing sight to see and is an excellent reminder of our great history.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great history , you can truly spend hours there. we really enjoyed learning all the history in this beautiful place

Thank Renee K
Big Cedar L, Guest Relations Manager at Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Renee K, Thank you for exploring the ins and outs of the Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum. It is a sight to see. Come again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite the collection and a complete $2 Million Woolley Mammoth fossilized skeleton to entice you to enter.

Thank Eyedoc4U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is fantastic! There is so much to see. Spent a couple of hours looking at everything. A lot of Native American artifacts. Also Civil War, the west, animals. Museum was very clean & easy to go through. Can't say enough about this place....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There was so much to see! We ended up having the place mostly to ourselves since we went around dinner time. They had a very neat collection of Native American aircrafts and civil war memorabilia.

Thank Erin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best museums about Native American History in the Ozark region that I have ever seen. Very well laid out and filled with fascinating artifacts. Plan on spending several hours here. Excellent!!

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Big Cedar L, Guest Relations Manager at Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

MaggieB07, Several hours indeed! The Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum was newly expanded and is an amazing attraction, Thank you for sharing your experience with us.

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You do not have to have tickets to go see the restaurant and general area. However, since most of the golf course is part of the gold cart tour, you do have to pay to see that. We bought the combo ticket (at a discounted... More
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