I-44 & SR 43 S.
Joplin, MO 64804
Phone: (417) 782-1212
Fax: (417) 782-3366
View candy makers create fine-dipped chocolates, fudge and divinity in the unique 60-year old Rock Tavern in Historic Redings Mill.
Over a mile long, this historic district features close to 150 historic homes built between 1870 and 1940 in a variety of styles including Queen Anne, Periodic Revival, and Bungalow.
Located in Joplin, Missourie, it was the location where the robbing gang called Barrow, consisting of the two most notorious robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, hid after a series of robberies in the year 1933 and escaped after 10 days when the Police raided the place. They were later caught using traces left in the apartment and stolen merchandise was retrieved. The property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the year 2009. It is currently rented out as a residence.
Carousel Park consists of amusement rides, two 18 hole miniature golf courses, batting cages, go karts, bumper boats, an arcade and indoor and outdoor party areas.
The St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church and Rectory is a historic church located in Joplin, Missouri. This Late Gothic Revival and Prairie School style structure was built in 1906 and features limestone exteriors with elaborately carved details, stained glass lancet style windows and a central rose window. The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1906.
Art research library housed in English-style great hall. The library is furnished with European art and antiques from the Winfred and Elizabeth Post collection.
This local public library is the largest between Springfield and Tulsa. Housing over 100,000 books, magazines and reference materials, they also have information available in print and non-print format.
The Joplin Union Depot is a historic railway station spread across an area of 5 acres (2.0 hectares). It was built in 1911 and the credit of its beautiful architecture goes to Louis Curtiss, who designed it. The depot was in use until 1969, after the station's condition started dilapidating. Today, the structure remains vacant, but is remembered in history as one of the most beautiful railways depot's of the past era.
Civil War and Spanish-American War veterans and early settlers are buried in Cox Cemetery. Located north of the homestead of Joplin's co-founder, John C. Cox.
Features hot air balloon rides and lessons.
Grand Falls holds first place in Missouri as the only continuously flowing waterfall.
Spanning across 240 acres (97.12 hectares), the George Washington Carver National Monument was established in 1943. It is the first of its kind in homage to an African-American, non president personality. It is the birthplace and boyhood home of George Washington Carver, a legendary educator, humanitarian and agriculturist. Comprising of a museum, visitor center, a discovery center, nature trail, the Carver Cemetery and the 1881 Historic Moses Carver house, it is a veritable scenic spot with surrounding woodlands, rolling hills and prairies.