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Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield

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Wilson's Creek NB Museum

Fought on August 10, 1861, the Battle of Wilson’s Creek was a pivotal battle in Missouri and the second major battle of the Civil War. More than 2,500 Union and Confederate soldiers were killed, wounded or declared missing during the five hours of intense fighting.

The visitor center (ADA compliant) at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield features a 27-minute film, a museum and changing exhibits. A five-mile, self-guided driving tour allows visitors to explore the battlefield at their own pace. Walking trails lead to various battle sites, including Bloody Hill, the Historic John Ray House and the Edwards Cabin.

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6424 W. Farm Road 182
Republic, MO 65738

Additional Information

Travelers With Disabilities Information
ADA Fully Compliant
Partially Wheelchair Accessible
Smoking Policy
Smoking Allowed Outdoors Only
Activities On-site
Biking / Walking Trails
Equestrian Trails
Historic District
Activities Within 10 Miles
Biking / Walking Trails
Equestrian Trails
Historic District
Cost Of Admission
General Interest Info
Gift / Souvenir Shop
Open Year-round
Guest Reservations Needed?
Reservations Not Required
Pet Policy
Pets On Leash Allowed
Pets Welcome / No Fee
Service Animals Welcome
Suitable For These Age Groups
All Ages
Types Of Payment Accepted
Personal Check