This is for the history buffs, especially those who are into the Civil War and the battles fought during that time.
Fought on August 10, 1861, the Battle of Wilsons Creek was the second battle of the Civil War. It was a five hour battle and many on both sides died here. The visitor center has a film, a museum and exhibits. You can explore the battlefield on your own as it's a self-guided tour. You can also see various battle sites, including Bloody Hill and the John Ray house.
There is a small admission charge.