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Dewey Short Visitors Center

4500 State Highway 165, Branson, MO 65616-7901
+1 501-340-1943
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Great overview in a small space!

A great introduction to dam building, flood control, wildlife/habitat, and recreation in a small... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
itisjustus
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Biloxi, Mississippi
cool

cool place to visit / very interesting displays and great views / nice view of the dam and lake... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jerry h
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Shawnee, Kansas
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“table rock dam” (48 reviews)
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4500 State Highway 165, Branson, MO 65616-7901
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+1 501-340-1943
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"minute movie"
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"great view of the lake"
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"informative movie"
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"local wildlife"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great introduction to dam building, flood control, wildlife/habitat, and recreation in a small space. The folks manning the Visitor's Center were friendly & helpful. The children's scavenger hunt was fun & kept our little one interested in seeing & interacting with a variety of...More

Thank itisjustus
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

cool place to visit / very interesting displays and great views / nice view of the dam and lake / its just a cool place

Thank jerry h
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Dewey Short Visitors Center is located at the top of the Table Rick Dam. It provides both a history of the dam as well as exhibits on the local wildlife. The staff are knowledgeable and keen to help. There is a 20 minute film...More

Thank David A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely free, they had some interesting displays and artifacts. There was a theater and observation decks that overlook the dam.

Thank Mark O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The information center had a treasure hunt that kept the kids busy while the parents looked around. A lot of interactive exhibits. Great free activity.

Thank Amanda R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice, clean, informative and very helpful and knowledgeable staff. Interesting history of the dam and area, plus articles about native fish and animals.

Thank John C
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Sits beside the sam and offers view of some of the lake. Provides large map of lakes and rivers in the lower part of the state and adjacent states. Also informative about the workings of the dam and history. Walking trailes adjacent to the visitors...More

Thank Lovetobeonthego
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place by accident while we were looking at the dam. It looks like a fairly new build. Everyone was very friendly. They had someone speaking the day we visited on how the dam works and the purpose. Great 3 story views...More

Thank thatcher30
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Took my teenage kids to get a learning experience about the Dam. Few exhibits to look at and a nice view of the lake and Dam. You also have a chance to watch a short educational film. Also walking trails if you enjoy spending time...More

Thank Michelle D
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

We are planning a trip to Branson this summer, so we stopped by and picked up some brochures and took a quick tour. They are friendly and helpful. It has a great view of the dam and lake.

Thank Kathy G
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drb64
8 July 2016|
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The center is open: 10 AM until 5 PM Daily March - December Tuesday-Saturday in January and February..
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