Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View

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#1 of 11 in Things to do in Mountain View
Home to an amazing array of incredibly talented professional artisans, craftspeople, musicians, gardeners, and story-tellers / interpreters all with the goal of keeping the herb lore, crafts, and music of the Ozarks region alive through demonstrating and creating, playing, story-telling, and teaching.
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  • See crafts of the 1880s still done the same way: quilting, broom making, soap making, ceramics, blacksmith and my favorite musical instruments being played from the time. And much more than I can reme...  more »
  • I really enjoyed walking through the shops and seeing the demonstrations that were going on. I loved the original old print shop and bought several note pads and cards. The copper shop has interesting...  more »
  • Wonderful concert at the Folk Center and enjoyed the craftspeople showing how they lived and worked in the Ozarks. Friendly people, too.  more »
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  • Best park I know of to take the family young or old. You can watch all kinds of crafts from history being demonstrated and at different times during the year they offer classes for the crafts. Low price to enter and they have a different group play live music all day. Great place.
  • Always a wonderful place to visit. This was my first time at the Folk Center without being part of a group. I still love it! Good music and a great atmosphere are always there. Just do better than I did. Rent a room and stay the entire weekend!
  • Great food. Shopping for unique items. Very clean. Great prices. Buffet. Squirrels playing outside. It was great. Everyone had a great time. We will come back.👍
  • Went on a Wednesday best thing, not crowded at all we were able to come and go into all the little shops. Loved it, so much hard work and heart put into all these hand made crafts definitely bought more than few lovely things. They also had free live music, shops and entertainment for kids and restaurants. Everyone was super nice and friendly .
  • This is such a nice place to visit. They welcome you like an old friend.We took a cheese making class there and had a blast! The restaurant and the cabins were also delightful.
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