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Arrow Rock State Historic Site

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Address: 39521 Visitor Center Drive., Arrow Rock, MO 65320
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Stroll through the history of a once-bustling river town that’s now the...

Stroll through the history of a once-bustling river town that’s now the serene village of Arrow Rock. You’ll walk streets lined with the architecture of the historic “Boone’s Lick Country.” At Arrow Rock State Historic Site, you may wander into the historic Old Tavern, which dates back to 1834 and provides a dining experience in a period setting or see displays of old-time wares at the Huston Store. You can learn about it all through exhibits in the visitor center. The historic site is part of the larger Village of Arrow Rock, which features quaint stores and a bevy of antique shops.

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Small place but lots of history

Arrow Rock is a small town with a great history. The visitors center is a good place to start. Lewis and Clark are part of the history here. There is a small museum in town and... read more

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Ennis, Texas
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arrow Rock is a small town with a great history. The visitors center is a good place to start. Lewis and Clark are part of the history here. There is a small museum in town and a several shops to go in. We visited during the week so the Huston Tavern and many of the shops were closed, however we... More 

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Kansas City
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I were traveling through central Missouri and were advised to stop at Arrow Rock. We're so glad we did! We first went to the Visitor's Center; it's bright and airy and a lovely new building with lots of exhibits about the natural history of central Missouri and its development through the nineteenth century. The park rangers are... More 

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Palatine, Illinois
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

I kept seeing signs along I70 and decided to stop by since the day was so beautiful. This was a great decision. The community is a mix of real people living amongst a historical site with the usual tourist attractions; shops, parks and museums. I'm told in the summer it fun with people dressed up and giving tours. Many of... More 

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Osage Beach, Missouri
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

I've wanted to see the Lyceum theater at Arrow Rock and the village for years. Goofy innkeeper with a day off in January drove thru only to discover a charming piece of history snoozing thru the winter months! We did visit the State Historic Site and a kind park ranger unlocked the visitor center/museum so this fidgeting lady could go... More 

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Pasadena, California
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Very interesting stop on our trip across Missouri. The village is fascinating and the visitor center/museum are very interesting. We walked around the village, enjoying all the old buildings, and had a very nice picnic lunch in the picnic area.

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Very nice, modern facility, great information and facts about the site. Helpful people in the center. The whole community is very proud of their town. Well done!!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

We stopped by the visitors center to use the restroom not knowing what was inside the building. We were pleasantly surprised to see all of the artifacts that were on display from the period of history that we were viewing. This is definitely something you should visit when you come to Arrow Rock.

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Hillsborough, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I love history and visiting places where they've set up museum areas where you can learn something about the past is fascinating. You can visit the visitors' center and then walk around the old town. There are walking trails and a place where you can walk down to the Missouri River where Lewis and Clark crossed. Unfortunately, it was getting... More 

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High Ridge, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I had a great day here. Saw a play at the theater, ate at the old tavern and strolled the streets to see the sights. Wonderful place.

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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Loved the small settlement. Everyone was very nice, stores were clean and well displayed, the Tavern was decent, very small menu but worth it for the atmosphere.

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