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Bonniebrook Historical Society and Kewpie Museum

485 Rose Oneil Rd, Walnut Shade, Branson, MO 65771-9245
+1 800-539-7437
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Bonniebrook and Kewpie Doll Museum

Very informative. Rose O'neil was a very talented lady ahead of her time. She not only created the... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Jim M
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Quiet Gem nestled in the heart of the Ozarks!

I used to sell the Kewpie Doll School of the Ozarks (formerly C of O) Friendship house, but never... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
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485 Rose Oneil Rd, Walnut Shade, Branson, MO 65771-9245
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Very informative. Rose O'neil was a very talented lady ahead of her time. She not only created the Kewpie Doll but an acclaimed artist and writer. She was also an early supporter of women's rights. The museum is about 3 miles north of town on...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I used to sell the Kewpie Doll School of the Ozarks (formerly C of O) Friendship house, but never knew the whole history behind the creator Rose O'Neil. She was an amazing woman full of talent and ahead of her times.

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Had wondered about the back ground of the kewpie doll we had seen at fairs. Visiting here will give you a new look at the history and background of a very special little doll and the very strong powerful generous woman that brought her into...More

Thank LuMar G
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I visited here with my Aunt. I grew up in the area and cannot believe I never visited here before. We were there on a quiet weekday and had a private tour. Susan was our docent and I found her knowledge of the history to...More

1  Thank charylec
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Bonniebrook was the home to Kewpie Doll creator, Rose O'Neill. There is wonderful history in touring the historical home that Rose occupied along with her family to the museum that houses much of her art, dolls and her life. She was a most interesting person...More

Thank Shari S
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Just a few miles north of Branson sits a lovely, large reconstructed home of Rose O'Neil - artist, illustrator and creator of the famous Kewpie Doll. Her life was fascinating and through the tour, you can hear all about it. The cost is only $8...More

Thank Jeanine B
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Nice place to visit, and shop some. The folks are very friendly. It is a little out of the way, but worth the trouble of finding it.

1  Thank James F
Reviewed 4 April 2016

This is a fabulous historic home and gardens with it's own Fine Art Museum. Makes me proud to be a resident of Missouri to know that such a world-renowned woman of action, ingenuity, culture, and creativity once graced our area. A lodestar for women in...More

4  Thank Chieflady
Reviewed 7 August 2015

If you have ever been a fan of the Kewpie doll, you will want to visit Bonniebrook and learn about Rose O'Neill. We eat at a vintage restaurant named after the doll in Racine, Wi., so thought we would check this place out. Hearing about...More

2  Thank champaignlady
Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

This is a very well done museum/family estate/gallery! The museum and rebuilt, modern version of Rose O'Neill's family home (original burned to the ground in the 1940s) is fully air conditioned, so don't let that deter you on a hot, humid day! The grounds are...More

3  Thank Alix1929
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