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College of the Ozarks

1 Opportunity Ave, Point Lookout, Branson, MO 65726
+1 417-334-6411
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Best Food in Branson

Great food , reasonable prices ,excellent staff and beautiful dining room. Reservations highly... read more

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Suzanne V
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Surprise Discovery

While touring the Keeter Center for the first time, this St.Louis visitor discovered the rich... read more

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College of the Ozarks, known as "Hard Work U," is more than a college. It's a destination with tons of family-friendly activities, including two museums, an old-fashioned grist mill, fruitcake and jelly kitchen, stained glass studio, and exquisite 4-star dining at Dobyns Dining Room in The Keeter Center. It's a great way to spend a day while you are in the Branson area. The only thing that requires admission is the Ralph Foster Museum ($6 Adults, $5 Seniors, and Free to all 18 and under). Dobyns Dining Room offers a farm to table experience without breaking the bank. Come learn why this unique college is nationally known.
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“hard work” (234 reviews)
1 Opportunity Ave, Point Lookout, Branson, MO 65726
+1 417-334-6411
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food , reasonable prices ,excellent staff and beautiful dining room. Reservations highly recommended. Wonderful experience .

Thank Suzanne V
Reviewed yesterday

While touring the Keeter Center for the first time, this St.Louis visitor discovered the rich history of the replica Keeter Center. My Families roots go bac, in St. Louis, to before the Civil War and the Worlds Fair in STL. I felt a connection when...More

Thank jimcummings71
Reviewed yesterday

This college is absolutely a must see. When went there because of the Viet Nam Memorial that was just built on the campus and found much more. We went back three days because we wanted to see the campus and learn more about their programs....More

Thank Peggy C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful campus! Scenery is breathtaking, students are obviously very happy to be there. Toured some of Keeter Center!

Thank Cherie V
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have always heard that you should go eat at the college. We were not disappointed. The food was great and the prices were just right. The workers (students) did an excellent job.

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have taken a couple tours of the college and the different opportunities that they offer. I have seen a lot of the agricultural related things like the gardening, the hydroponics and their wheat mill and dairy farm. I have attended plays and other events...More

Thank Cody K
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to the museum there, which was very inexpensive and great for kids. Lots of history there. The restaurant there is phenomenal and the ice cream is great. An absolute must when visiting Branson.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We attended a family wedding in the chapel at COO. Beautiful facility on an equally beautiful campus.

Thank Paula D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We would have never thought about touring a college, but glad we saw this on here. I would recommend stopping at the Keeter Center first. It's right as you go in the college on the right. They have maps of the college and have marked...More

Thank Sassysandihill
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great concept of the students working their way through school and graduating debt free. More schools should work on this idea! Museum was great, you could easily spend an entire day there. We didn't get to see as much of the campus, there's always a...More

Thank Chuck C
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26 May 2017|
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Response from mintman2015 | Reviewed this property |
Do not know the answer to this question. Would be best to contact the College.
Dealana H
26 March 2017|
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Response from valcoleman2015 | Property representative |
Yes, absolutely, we invite our guests to experience our campus. In addition to The Keeter Center, we have points of interest on campus, our student industries, where students work rather than pay for their education... More
Kibbie R
29 September 2016|
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Response from maykenwoods | Reviewed this property |
Monday-Saturday Lunch 10:30-4:00 and Dinner 4:00-8:00 Sunday Brunch 10:00-2:00 Here is the phone got Reservations: (417) 690-2146 Enjoy