Welcome to Bonniebrook
A unique destination for anyone interested in history, art, nature or the Missouri Ozarks. This charming residence is the former home of Rose O'Neill, a remarkable woman who left an indelible mark on the world of art and illustration. Here are just a few of the reasons why you should visit Bonniebrook, explore the gallery, stroll the gardens, and learn about Rose.
Learn about Rose O'Neill's fascinating life:
Rose O'Neill was a prolific artist, writer, and activist who was ahead of her time in many ways. She was a trailblazer in the world of illustration, creating the iconic Kewpie doll and a host of other characters that are still beloved today. She was also a passionate advocate for women's rights and social justice, using her art and her voice to champion causes that were important to her. At Bonniebrook, you can learn all about Rose's life and work, and gain a deeper appreciation for the woman behind the art.
Explore the beautifully landscaped gardens:
The gardens at Bonniebrook are a true delight for the senses. With winding paths, babbling stream, and vibrant flowers and plants, the gardens are a testament to Rose O'Neill's love of nature and beauty. The garden features two of Rose's sculptures: The Fauness and Embrace of the Tree, as well as the O'Neill family cemetery which is accessible to the public. The gardens are landscaped by the Master Gardeners of the Ozarks.
See Rose O'Neill's Original Work:
The art gallery at Bonniebrook is a hidden gem in the Branson area. The gallery features Rose's original drawings, paintings, and sculptures as well as original artifacts from the O'Neill family. The historically accurate recreation of Rose's home allows a beautiful glimpse into the artist's life. There is also an expansive collection of Kewpie Dolls and Kewpie collectibles and a gift shop not-to-be-missed!
Explore a Unique Cultural Destination:
Bonniebrook is one of the only art museums and historical homes in the Branson area, making it a truly unique cultural destination. Whether you're a resident of the area or a visitor from out of town, Bonniebrook offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn and grow!
Bonniebrook is a place that offers something for everyone. Whether you're a fan of art, history, or nature, you'll find plenty to appreciate and enjoy at this charming destination. We invite you to come and explore all that Bonniebrook has to offer, and discover the beauty and wonder of Rose O'Neill's legacy.