• The Ray House

    Wilson's Creek

    National Battlefield Missouri

Indoor Activities

The Visitor Center is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and contains exhibits about the battle, a twenty-nine minute film, an eight-minute fiber optics map program and a bookstore. In compliance with ADA standards, assisted listening devices are available for use with the orientation film.

An excellent Civil War research library is open to visitors from Tuesday through Saturday.

All park facilities are closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

In addition to the Visitor Center, the Ray House is open periodically through the summer, with interpreters dressed in period clothing giving guided tours.

Did You Know?

Missouri State Guardsmen

Most members of the Missouri State Guard fought in civilian clothes rather than military uniforms at Wilson's Creek.