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Museums & Attractions

Fun on exhibit.

Museums & Attractions

Popular and fun museums and attractions in Hot Springs.

Soar 1,200 feet above the city at Hot Springs Mountain Tower overlooking 140 miles of Ouachita Mountain scenery.

Experience excitement at every twist and turn at Magic Springs Water and Theme Park, featuring roller coasters, water slides and family rides.

For heart-pounding action, Oaklawn Racing and Gaming hosts live thoroughbred racing from January through April, as well as year-round entertainment in the gaming room with Instant Racing, simulcasting and electronic games of skill, such as blackjack, craps and poker.

Bring the whole gang to the National Park Aquarium, which houses the state’s largest fish and reptile exhibit. Or, get up close and personal with reptiles and animals at the Arkansas Alligator Farm & Petting Zoo.

The beauty of nature is on display at Garvan Woodland Gardens, located on a 210-acre peninsula on Lake Hamilton.

At The Gangster Museum of America, learn about the nation’s most notorious mobsters who liked to hang out (and hide out) in Hot Springs. 

National Park Duck Tours, Josephine Tussaud Wax Museum, Bathhouse Row and the Belle of Hot Springs riverboat round out some of the must-see attractions.  Or, treat the family to go-carting, miniature golf, and live entertainment including magic and music shows.  You’ll find adventure high and low on your Hot Springs, Arkansas, vacation.

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