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National Quilt Museum Admission Pass
"Choose the best day to discover an amazing form of art. Then go to the National Quilt Museum located at 215 Jefferson Street. Present your voucher and then begin exploring the unique and interesting galleries displayed. With quilts chosen from regional and national contests admire the very best in quilt and fiber art. Several quilts on display have also been chosen for their uniqueness or historic relevance. See galleries with Art Quilts of the Midwest pieces from the international competition conducted by the Japan Handicraft Instructors Association quilts inspired by Mary Kerr and more. Find pieces that are traditional
From $11.00
Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center All Access Pass
"The Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center is a landmark attraction at the center of the Highway 76 strip. Come see for yourself why so many Branson vacationers feel this is one of the best things to do in the Ozarks.Hollywood Wax Museum< discover little-known facts about their pets pet peeves and accomplishments. Walk the red carpet sing with pop stars meet horror anti-heroes and even put on a wedding dress and marry a star! Castle of ChaosWhere can you find the first 5D attraction in the world? Right here in Branson’s Ozark Mountains where you can Join the Battle Against Evil and discover the fate of 1920s horror
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Hollywood Wax Museum Admission
"Join your favorite stars for pictures that will make the best Branson vacation souvenirs! Walk the red carpet alongside your favorite film stars Put on fun costumes and props for selfies with pop culture icons Meet the great000 lb. Great Ape Re-live the good times with classic Hollywood entertainers Grab a mic and sing with the biggest names in music You'll also get to know fun film facts and celebrity news on your unforgettable journey as an A-l"""Get up close and personal with the stars for fun photo ops with props (you choose the poses!) and learn little-known facts about their pets pet peeves and accomplishments. See for yourself why so many Branson vacationers feel this is one of the best things to do in the Ozarks."title=Highlights&1=Editor%27s+Pick&2=Excellent+value+for+money&3=Instant+Confirmation&4=Tour+is+wheelchair+accessible&5=Family+friendly
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Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Tips (11)

Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

This is the park and museum complex along the Mississippi River downtown that includes the Gateway Arch (see tip on that). It has a large park along the waterfront and one can go into the museum...
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Feb 02, 2014

Museum of Westward Expansion

Once I calmed down from my ordeal ascending the arch, I was able to walk thru this museum. As part of the National Park Service, the museum is FREE and very very interesting. Taxidermied buffalo,...
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Jun 14, 2009

Arrive early in the morning for a ride up the tram

We were advised to be at the arch about 9AM on a Monday morning. That was very good advice. The traffic in town was minimal and there was plenty of parking once we realized where the parking lot was...
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Dec 09, 2007

A very nice museum while waiting for the Arch Ride

I was pleasantly surprised by this museum. It does a nice job of portraying the Western movement and history.It is definetly worth walking around while waiting to go up the Arch. This museum is below...
Feb 06, 2007

Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

At Museum of Westward Expansion of Who's Who in the American Indian Peace Medal Exhibit, I was impressed by the giant size photographic potraits of famous Native American Indians and others. There are...
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Oct 20, 2006

Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

When St. Louis is mentioned, the famous Gateway Arch soaring skyward is always conjured up in ones imagination. The Arch is the central focus of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. t is the...
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Jun 07, 2005

Jefferson Arch and museum

Of course, the Arch is the dominant landmark today of St. Louis and most tourists pay a visit to ride the cable car to the top. Oooo! High! From the windows to the west you look down on the Old...
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Mar 15, 2003

I'd been wanting to go to St....

I'd been wanting to go to St. Louis for a long time, I really wanted to get to see the Gateway to the West Arch. I was surprised to see that McDonald's hasn't bought it and painted it yellow!!!!!!...
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Aug 26, 2002

You should not only see the...

You should not only see the Arch, but the museum under the Arch. It's called the Jefferson Expansion Memorial due to the history. There's info on pioneers and all that good stuff. If you go to the top...
Aug 24, 2002

Riverfront is nice Place to Enjoy

They have about 2 miles of walkways along the river. That is where the arch is located, but also some other boats. Many events pack this huge area of the Memorial during the year
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Aug 20, 2010

Under construction

Average Time of Visit:30-60 minutesAdmission: FreeHours - Winter:9/8/09 - 5/28/109:20am to 5:10pmHours - Summer:5/29/10 - 9/6/108:20am to 9:10pmWheelchair accessible
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May 17, 2010
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Things to Do Near Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

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Old Courthouse

Lots to do free in town .. stop in the old courthouse ... loved the doom and the painted ceiling ... loved the stairways. The outside is also a work of art architecturally and of course theres the...
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Gateway Arch

The Arch is more impressive than I had expected . To go up in the Arch is currently 13 for adults. The view from up in the Arch is impressive but go when the day is lovely .. not grey and rainy. The...
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Boat Rides on the Mississippi

We took a short sightseeing cruise on the Mississippi River after visiting the Gateway Arch. Overall it was a good experience. The narration of the history provided was wonderful, although in my...
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Laclede's Landing

Laclede's is a revitalized historical area of St. Louis. Pick up the map of the area to stroll the streets and learn the history of the buildings. Plus stop into one of its many eateries and...
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Christ Church Cathedral

Saw this lovely cathedral while walking around town .. didn't get the opportunity to see inside. Towards dusk homeless descended and we didn't feel so safe so we hastened our steps and got past. But...
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Union Station

The nicest thing to see when coming here is the hotel and the ornate decorative lobby and ceilings. It was very well preserved just like back in the 1920's era, and the features are simply elegant....
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