museums in Warsaw
Benton County Historical Museum
Come enjoy the Benton County Museum at 1660 Hilltop Drive, Warsaw across from Farmers Bank. The Benton County Historical Society has created an appealing setting for the county’s collection of artifacts demonstrating our rich cultural history and heritage.
Benton County Museum is truly fun for all ages. Our rich history comes alive at our new home located at 1660 Hilltop Drive in Warsaw, Missouri. Experience what was like to ride the rivers with our extensive steamboat history section. Visit the 1800’s in our parlor, school, shops and more. Learn about our countries military history through the clothes and keepsakes of our fighting men and women.
At the Benton County Museum, you can relive America’s history on our historic timeline from 1835 to 1985. Admission: free to members of the Benton County Historical Society; Adults, $3; Seniors, $2; Ages 4-12, $2. Open April through October, Friday and Saturday, 10 AM to 4 PM and Sundays 1 PM – 4 PM.
Visit their website at https://www.bencomo.org/
Located in downtown, the Cole Camp Museum boasts an excellent small-town museum dedicated to preserving the history and heritage of the community. All exhibits contain artifacts from the area showing its growth and development, including our rich German heritage. The Museum provides a walk through history beginning with the earth’s history of the area and leading to a large display of Indian artifacts from the tribes that inhabited the area before the coming of new settlers.
Located at 108 South Maple Street, just south of Highway 52 at the four-way stop sign in downtown Cole Camp.
Visit their website at http://colecampmissourimuseum.weebly.com/about-us.html