Family-Friendly Activities in Springfield MO

You find assortment of fun for all ages when it comes to local Springfield activities. For example, there's the ‘1984 Arcade’, which features nostalgic games from the 1980s. Parents can walk down memory lane with their children without a pocket full of quarters too since you can play all you want for a small fee. For the budding astronomers and scientist out there, you'll find two locations to enjoy. First, there's the Baker Observatory at MSU. The public is welcome to view the observatory during Ozarks Amateur Astronomer Club meetings and open houses, which are conducted in the Spring and the Fall each year. Second, there's the Discovery Center of Springfield that offers interactive hands-on science learning.

If you love the outdoors and animals, you'll find a number of places to enjoy, like the Busiek State Forest and Wildlife Area, the Butterfly House at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park and the Dickerson Park Zoo, with its exhibits like ‘Tropical Asia’ that features elephants, tigers and siamangs. There's also Fantastic Caverns for ‘indoor’ fun. What makes this cavern so unique is its America's only ride-through cave that features an hour-long guided tour of the massive formations. Last, for people who love farm-fresh goodness, handcrafted products and local artists, there's the Farmers Market of the Ozarks held Thursdays and Saturdays.

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