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“keeter center”(467 reviews)
“beautiful campus”(290 reviews)
“hard work”(287 reviews)
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...more
1 Opportunity Ave, Point Lookout, Branson, MO 65726-9300
+1 417-334-6411
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All reviews keeter center beautiful campus hard work ralph foster museum tractor museum grist mill work ethic homemade ice cream stained glass beverly hillbillies great place to visit food is excellent young people gift shop branson area great museum self guided tour
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Reviewed today via mobile

Made resv 3 days in advance. Food was over spiced. I had the Patriot, grilled cheese, bread salty, salad no dressing and soup heavy smokey taste that overpowered the tomatoes. I will try again as place and students are wonderful.

Thank Y8415NAjosephs
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is one of the finest restaurants in Branson or all of Missouri. Excellent service and the food is fantastic. Do not miss this place if in Branson

Thank Ron N
Reviewed yesterday

Getting a reservation is not easy. So I recommend getting a reservation asap when yoiu realize you might be taking a trip there. Sunday Brunch is elaborate with many, many food stations. Wait Staff very attentive. We did a walk in reservation and was told...More

Thank Maryellen L
Reviewed yesterday

Nice viewpoint on the campus. Pleasant spot for a walk, Interesting concept for a college. Did not visit the restaurant because of 2 hour wait without a reservation.

Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I were in Branson and had seen the school last year. This time we went around to the various buildings; stained glass, floral, farm equipment, were the buildings we spent some time in. They were all amazing, and the students took time...More

Thank tdammen
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are in the Branson area, do yourself a favor and make time to visit patriot park near the entrance to campus. Several incredible veteran memorials to view and photograph.

Thank martyb68
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped here on my bus tour. Unbelievable that these students do EVERYTHING at this school. Everything from running a dairy, bakery where they make 50,000 fruit cakes a year, and raise all the food they serve in their restaurant. The best part for them, they...More

Thank Marie S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Learning about this college was very interesting. Students work which ends up paying their tuition totally. Awesome food cooked by chefs teaching students. Very impressed!

Thank marsha7377
Reviewed 3 days ago

Of my various degrees one is in photography. I have taken many clients to this campus and made beautiful, scenic pictures. Over 95% of graduating students have full time jobs before graduating. Their students rank among the highest in overall test scores. You don't pay...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We always make a trip to the Keeter center for dinner one night while we are in town great food nice dinning environment. Love that the kids can work on the college campus and go to school there and there working there help pay for...More

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July 16, 2018|
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Response from AJFIII | Reviewed this property |
No admission fee $5 fee for the museum which is well worth it
Donna R
June 4, 2018|
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Response from Byron K | Reviewed this property |
I see someone already answered your question, so I wish you the best. They call it Hard Work U for a reason but you will reap the rewards every day of your life
Jash V
April 23, 2018|
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Response from mountaingator44 | Reviewed this property |
The museum is like five bucks to enter. Best five bucks we ever spent.