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Featuring games from the 80's! No quarters or tokens needed, play all you want for 5 bucks! 1984 is THE 80's arcade! Stop in and get your 80's on in style. We have the games, the music, and the vibe from the greatest decade ever! Need a place to host your next event or party? We offer private events and party room rentals. Located in downtown Springfield Missouri. 1984, the best thing since 1983!
More than 40 Acrobats of China in a revolving line-up of internationally award-winning acts showcase dramatic interpretation of classic Chinese dance and physical performance art.
Take an imaginary flight in a real Cobra helicopter. See restored vintage military equipment. Have a personalized dog tag made. Celebrate your child's birthday at the museum. We educate our citizens, preserve our history and honor our veterans and our country. We are the hands-on museum. Come join our mission.
Askinosie Chocolate is a small-batch bean-to-bar chocolate maker specializing in single-origin chocolate. The cocoa beans are 100% sourced directly from small farmers.
Visit the Assemblies of God national offices - an organization of 65 million people worldwide. See the Gospel Publishing House printing plant, (producing 10 tons of literature daily), the hall of flags, original mural artwork and interactive Pentecostal heritage museum. Guided tours Monday through Friday. Groups welcome!
The observatory is used on clear evenings for laboratory work by students in beginning and intermediate astronomy courses, and by advanced undergraduate students and faculty conducting astronomical research. The observatory houses many smaller telescopes for students to use in addition to two large telescopes. The public may visit the observatory and view the night sky through telescopes at open houses or during the Ozarks Amateur Astronomers Club meetings. Open houses are conducted by the Department of Physics and Astronomy twice each year, in April or May, and in September or October.
Hot air balloon flights over Springfield and the scenic Ozarks. Sunrise or sunset. Seven days a week. Individuals or groups. Reservations required.
Grandaddy of all outdoor stores. Fishing, hunting, camping, boating, golf, gifts, footwear and apparel. Explore the 300,000-square-foot showroom loaded with unique features, including an art gallery, barber shop, firing range, Tracker boat showroom, waterfalls, aquariums, Hemingway's Restaurant, a coffee shop and much more. Your adventure starts here.
In January 1863, Union forces defended the Springfield territory during the Confederate attempts to gain supplies and high-ground access. Twelve markers placed throughout the battleground commemorate where defenses were organized, troops gathered supplies, injured soldiers were hospitalized and homes were burned.
Whether youre looking for a family night, date night or night with friends, Battlefield Lanes has everything you need for a great time in Springfield! We offer an awesome bowling experience with the latest technology including Glow Bowling! Bowl to great music and delicious food and drinks. We have state-of-the-art games for all ages with prizes, as well as billiards and big screen TVs. Battlefield Lanes is more than bowling its where the fun begins!
Battlefield Mall is southwest Missouri's premier shopping destination! Shop our outdoor lifestyle retailers for the latest fashions, take a break from shopping and relax while the kids enjoy our soft play area, or treat the family to dinner at one of our delicious restaurants!
The park houses Missouri's third largest spring. The stream is stocked daily from March 1-Oct 31, providing excellent trout fishing. The park features a nature center, a pool, dining, a store, trails, float trips, lodging and campsites.
Come for a vacation and leave with the car of your dreams. Branson Auto Museum is a 60,000 sq. ft. museum featuring classics, muscle, customs, trucks, street rods and movie/celebrity cars and an automotive/memorabilia gift shop. Our museum cars and inventory change regularly as most of our cars are for sale.