14 Family-Friendly Destinations

These 14 affordable, family-friendly Missouri destinations will thrill both children and adults. We’ve got fun stops for families who love the outdoors, and for those who’d rather spend summer days out of the heat. Start planning your route!

Springfield Aquarium Voted Top Tourist Destination

The Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium in Springfield was voted the number one new tourist destination in the country by USA Today’s travel experts.

Tippy the Turtle

On December 21, 2005, Tippy the Terrible Terrapin was looking for a new home in Springfield.  The very friendly reptile had outlived his human family and he was adopted by the Wonders of Wildlife Museum in Springfield.

5 Years of Wonder

1 prestigious AZA Accreditation, 3 new must-see exhibits, voted 4 times as America’s Best Aquarium, visit Wonders of Wildlife today!

Immerse Yourself in the Wonders of Wildlife in Springfield

The Wonders of Wildlife Museum in Springfield immerses visitors in the sights and sounds—and smells—of nature.