Joplin KOA Local Attractions
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Local Area Attractions Near Joplin KOA

Joplin Museum Complex
Joplin Museum Complex

Visit the Evert J. Richie Tri-State Mineral Museum Mining and The Dorothy B Hoover Historical Museum.

Zinc and lead was a big part in the development of this area. The Dorothy B. Hoover Historical Museum will take you back to the beginning of Joplin and Route 66.

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Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center
Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center

Connect to Missouri's forest, fish and wildlife in a fun and nurturing environment with access to Shoal Creek. Visit the Nature Center & Gift Shop. Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center

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Spiva Center for the Arts
Spiva Center for the Arts

George A. Spiva believed opportunities in the arts should be available to everyone. The exhibition, education, and cultural center named in his honor is located in the heart of downtown Joplin, Missouri.

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Carthage Civil War Museum -- Carthage, MO
Carthage Civil War Museum -- Carthage, MO

Experience the "Battle of Carthage" through the 7'x15' inspirational mural painted by local artist Andy Thomas. The museum also displays authentic artifacts and specific details of the Civil War fought in Carthage. Open all year Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission.

Fort Scott -- Kansas
Fort Scott -- Kansas

It's a short drive to Ft. Scott, Kansas. Visit the fort that founded the town. They offer guided tours, that help you learn how the west was won.

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