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College of the Ozarks

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Address: One Opportunity Ave, Point Lookout, Branson, MO 65616
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College of the Ozarks, known as "Hard Work U," is more than a...

College of the Ozarks, known as "Hard Work U," is more than a college. It's a destination with tons of family-friendly activities, including two museums, an old-fashioned grist mill, fruitcake and jelly kitchen, stained glass studio, and exquisite 4-star dining at Dobyns Dining Room in The Keeter Center. It's a great way to spend a day while you are in the Branson area. The only thing that requires admission is the Ralph Foster Museum ($6 Adults, $5 Seniors, and Free to all 18 and under). Dobyns Dining Room offers a farm to table experience without breaking the bank. Come learn why this unique college is nationally known.

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This is one of our favorite places to stop when in the area, always top-notch, always courteous, always clean. The students work to pay their tuition so they really do care about... read more

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is one of our favorite places to stop when in the area, always top-notch, always courteous, always clean. The students work to pay their tuition so they really do care about how your experience at the campus goes.. we always stop by

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Memphis
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College of the Ozarks was a wonderful Brunch experience. The food was magnificent and the story behind it as well. The students of the college grow the food at the college, prepare it for an exceptional table display and graciously serve wait on you at the tables. We have a famous Brunch at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis and it... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very interesting concept for a College. The students work in all aspects of the campus. The food they serve is excellent and is served and made by the students. Landscape is kept up and looks very nice.

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Phoenix,Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We did a motor tour that just happened to have this as a stop. The history of the school is incredible, the campus is impeccably clean and well kept. The students look like students, not drop outs from some cult.The obvious respect for American culture and heritage is awesome! If you want to see a truly American college do a... More 

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Branson, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

College of the Ozarks is a work education higher education program found in the beautiful Ozark Hills of Branson Missouri. There are many attractions at the college including The Keeter Center fine dining, Williams Memorial Chapel, The Point, Foster Museum and Tractor Museum. Spend an afternoon exploring the campus and touring the attractions and finish it with a meal at... More 

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a very pleasant dinner at the restaurant, the food was really good. The serving staff (students) were outstanding.. Looking forward to the next trip to Branson and a nice visit to COO.

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Branson, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The campus is amazing . The homemade products.. are tasty. Don't forget to make reservations to dine.

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Manchester, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a very unique college where students work for their tuition . Has a very interesting museum that will take some time to go through , and we enjoy the old grinding mill. The church is also an interesting building to see.

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

For large family..a little pricey, food was delicious, fun to hear the waiters stories gift shop was a waste.

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San Antonio
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By far the most interesting and cultural spot in Mo. You will be extremely impressed by each educational area of the college. See how real education is taking place and enjoy the Top notch restaurant with a 5 star meal. Then visit the museum on campus. It is a must seen Missouri. Also-if you want a 5 star lodging-reserve a... More 

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