A. Veterans Memorial Museum – Branson
Less than two miles from the hotel, pay homage to America's warriors at the Veterans Memorial Museum. The museum holds more than 2,000 exhibits honoring those who served in all branches of the U.S. military. Exhibits include sculptures, murals, historic artifacts, art and thousands of memorabilia covering WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm and other 20th Century conflicts. Many of the exhibits contain unique artifacts and recount personal stories from our veterans. This is an educational as well as emotional experience.The museum is home to one of the world's largest war memorial bronze sculptures: 50 life-size soldiers storming a beach; each statue modeled after an actual combat soldier from each of the 50 states. The walls of the museum are lined with more than 500,000 names of those killed in action from WWII forward.Admission: $15; veterans & military, $13; ages 13-17, $10; ages 5-12, $5; younger than 5, free. Group rates are offered.
B. Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction
Families are treated to a live and up-close experience featuring 32 magnificent horses, a stampede of Buffalo, stunts and special effects during one of the most patriotic shows in Branson.A four-course meal is included, complete with a dessert.In November and December, Dixie Stampede transforms into a holiday celebration, including "Toys Come to Life," a spectacular live Nativity with holiday music and a visit from Santa.