Blue Bonnet Special Steam Train

Schuman Park at 16th & Walnut
537.364.4278
Blue Bonnet Steam Train

One of thirty 1500 series engines that was built in 1923 for Frisco Railroad. Open year round and admission is free.

Dillon Log House Museum

302 W. 3rd St.
573.364.5977
Dillon Log House

This structure was built of hand-hewn logs in 1857 and served as the county’s first courthouse. Today, it houses the Phelps County Museum operated by the Phelps County Historical society.

Historic Phelps County Courthouse

305 W. 3rd St.
573.364.5977
Historic Phelps County Courthouse

Used as a union hospital during the Civil War and served as the courthouse until February of 1994.

Edward L. Clark Museum

111 Fairgrounds Rd.
573.368.2100
Edward L Clark Museum

Minerals, rocks, fossils, mammoth tusks and maps, numerous historic item. The museum boasts a computer program that depicts earthquake occurrences.

Historic Main Street Footbridge

305 W. 3rd St.
573.364.5977
Historic Main Street Footbridge

The historic wooden footbridge over the BNSF Railway once carried motor vehicle traffic on Main Street. The Southwest Branch of the Pacific Railroad (now BNSF) reached Rolla in December 1860 and played an important role in the Civil War.

Limestone Block Jail

Park St. and 2nd St.
573.364.5977
Limestone Block Jail

The jail was built in 1860 and was operated by Phelps County from 1860 to 1912. Union forces, which took over the town in 1861, used the jail for both military and civilian prisoners during the American Civil War.

MST Mineral Display

McNutt Hall MST Campus
573.341.4573
MST Mineral Display

With 3,500 specimens from around the world, the Missouri S&T Minerals Museum has Missouri’s largest university mineral collection.

USGS Center

1400 Independence Rd.
573.308.3500
USGS Center

Created in 1879, the USGS has evolved over the years, matching its knowledge to the progress of science and technology. Today, the USGS stands as the sole science agency for the Department of the Interior.