Camden County Museum
The Camden County Museum is an engaging and educational attraction for families or couples searching for a budget-friendly way to explore the history of the Lake of the Ozarks. With many artifacts and publications about the history of the area, they will spark your imagination and teach you something new.
Although the museum offers many opportunities for learning, they are surprisingly best known for their theatrical productions. They offer sold-out dinner theatre evenings, including inquisitive "whodunits" with audience participation components, melodramas, and other exciting plays. These productions feature local talent and offer a delightful opportunity to absorb some of the local flavor.
The Camden County Museum is a great rainy day activity for those interested in the history of the Ozarks, and is a must visit for any family looking for a way to make a summer trip to Lake of the Ozarks more educational and engaging. The museum is also a favorite stop for genealogy buffs or anyone with familial connections to the area.
The Camden County Museum has historical exhibits of tools, clothing, furniture, and firearms. There are also exhibits of Civil War memorabilia and a collection of Native American artifacts. For those interested in doing genealogical or investigative research, the museum also has historical journals and publications as well as genealogy services. Check out the Little Free Library for an added treat on your visit!