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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.

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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, or spend the day at Mid-America Science Museum.

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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Family Fun/History/Museums

The Galaxy Connection


536 Ouachita Ave.Hot Springs, AR 71901

Star Wars and Superhero inspired museum. Semi-guided tour of a personal collection of a super fan. Lots of great photo opportunities and chance to interact with exhibits. Fun for all generations! Great gift shop to get one of a kind items as well....
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Culinary District (Surfas)


510 Ouachita AvenueHot Springs, AR 71901

Hours of Operation: Store: Monday through Saturday 9AM to 5PM Cafe: Tuesday through Saturday 11AM to 3PM...
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Bathhouse Soapery & Caldarium


366 Central AvenueHot Springs, AR 71901

Step inside our charm-filled apothecary boutique for an adventure in indulgence....
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Pirate's Cove


4612 Central AvenueHot Springs, AR 71913

Players test their skill on two challenging 18-hole courses as they putt their way through ......
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Hot Springs Farmer's & Artisans Market


121 Orange StreetHot Springs, AR 71913

Homegrown, Homemade and Handmade! Providing access to sustainable, local agricultural products, baked goods, prepared foods and handcrafted art!...
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Arlington Resort Hotel Spa


239 Central AvenueHot Springs, AR 71901

Hot Springs is known worldwide for its traditional thermal spring-fed waters....
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