Bushwhacker Museum and Jail
The Bushwhacker Museum, housed in a renovated 1920s garage and Ford agency, is a regional history center serving as a repository of more than 150 years of Vernon County history. In the circa 1860 stone jail, visitors experience the cell-room of medieval malevolence, and visit the restored sheriff's home. Learn why the Osage Indian tribe welcomed the first white settlers and why the tribe eventually left the region. Discover why Federal troops during the Civil War called Nevada, The Bushwhacker Capital. Find out how the community survived and thrived. See what life was like for the POWs at Camp Clark during WWII. Open May 1-October 31. Admission: Adults $5; ages 12-17, $2; younger than 12, $1.


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212 W. Walnut
Nevada, MO 64772

Additional Information

Open Seasonally Only
Gift / Souvenir Shop
ADA Fully Compliant
No Smoking
Tweens (age 6-12)
Teens (13-18)
Adults (18+)
Senior Adults (55+)
Historic District
Pets Are Not Allowed
Service Animals Welcome
Less Than $10
Personal Check
Travelers Checks
AAA Discount
Advance Contact Required

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