Ozark Natural and Cultural Resource Center
Missouri Department of Conservation
United States Forest Service
State Park
Missouri Department of Natural Resources
National Park Service
Preserving Ozark Natural Resources and Culture

The ONCRC features a variety of free exhibits each year which highlight Ozark Culture and Natural ResourcesThe Ozark Natural & Cultural Resource Center was created to provide information about natural and cultural opportunities for learning and recreational experience, while promoting responsible resource stewardship.

The Center is in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, Ozark National Scenic Riverway, Missouri Department of Conservation,
Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Missouri Mines, and The Pioneer Forest. Each has a display at the Center.

Exhibits are free to the public.

ONCRC is a non-profit organization operated entirely by volunteers. It is managed by the Salem Area Community Betterment Association.

Donations are gratefully accepted.

If you would like to volunteer come in, call, or email us at oncrc@salemmo.com

Free Exhibits

All exhibits are free admission. Mon - Fri from 9-5pm unless other wise noted.


Currently showing is a Quilt Exhibit sponsored by the Current River Scrappers Quilt Guild. Our exhibit are more than 100 quilts, along with displays of quilting techniques and other items associated with the art of quilting. This exhibit has Saturday hours from 9 AM to 1 PM along with our regular hours.

Exhibit ends September 30th

Call for further information.


Upcoming Exhibits:

November-December the 11th annual Trees & Trains exhibit coordinated by the Salem City of Peace Garden Club.

Salem Area Arts Council questions? Contact Libby Sanders on FaceBook at (SAAC)facebook.com or email her at SAAC@embarqmail.com

SAAC's Salem Community Acoustic Jam meets every 4th Saturday night at 6:30 pm in the ONCRC conference room. Come on down!

Call 573-729-0029 or e-mail oncrc@salemmo.com for more information

The ONCRC is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and for the months of January and February.