• The Ray House

    Wilson's Creek

    National Battlefield Missouri

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  • HISTORIC JOHN RAY HOUSE CLOSED DURING ROOF REPLACEMENT

    The Ray House will be closed intermittently while a new cedar shake roof is installed. We regret the inconvenience, but the work is necessary for the preservation of the structure. The work is scheduled to be completed by September 15.

  • TICKETS FOR POPULAR MOONLIGHT TOUR AVAILABLE ON AUGUST 9

    Tickets for the “Moonlight Tour” will go on sale on August 9, 2014. The tour will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014. Tickets are $7.00 per person. Tickets may be obtained in person at the Visitor Center or by mail (for a limited time).

Virtual Tour

Front Gate Sign
Our virtual tour allows you to preview what the battlefield has to offer and will make your visit to Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield a more meaningful experience.
Our virtual tour includes:
  • An 8-stop self-guided auto tour
  • A museum with over 5,000 artifacts associated with the Civil War west of the Mississippi
  • The Hulston Library with over 7,000 books
  • The Wilson’s Creek Visitor Center and bookstore

Click here to begin your tour

Did You Know?

1963 photo of Bloody Hill

The Wilson's Creek Foundation, a local grass-roots organization, began the preservation of the battlefield by raising $1,600 and purchasing 37 acres of Bloody Hill in 1951.