917 N. Woodbine Rd
St. Joseph, MO 64506
Phone: (816) 232-6557
Fax: (816) 232-7100
Arts & Museums
Founded by George Galore within the building that housed the State Lunatic Asylum No. 2, it traces the history of the evolving medical specialty that's psychiatry. Complete with artifacts and devices used by psychiatric professionals and life size dioramas depicting treatments at the asylum, it provides a great insight into the progress of psychiatry. Apart from the medical apparatus, it also features artwork by some of the inmates at the old facility, the eeriest of the lot being a rendition of the 1,446 items swallowed by a patient, which includes screws, nails, safety pins and such. Easily one of the most spookiest museums around, the Glore Psychiatric Museum takes “crazy” to another level.
One of the best collections of 18th, 19th, and 20th century American art in the Midwest is located at this museum that features over 1,300 beautiful works. They also features local, regional, and national traveling exhibitions.
Located in a 19th century mansion, this museum has numerous exhibits including an internationally famous Native American collection, as well as,l exhibits on natural history and St. Joseph history.
A museum that offers the finest example of St. Joseph's architecture in a Gothic Revival Church. The building holds magnificent stained glass windows from Innsbruck, Austria.
Features local and national Black History with exhibits. A simulated underground railroad and a reproduction kitchen of a typical black family living in the 1920's are among the displays.
The celebrated Patee House is famously regarded as the Patee House Museum and is an esteemed structure in Missouri. Constructed in the year 1858, the historic house is a colossal 140-room opulent hotel located at 12th Street and Penn in St. Joseph, Missouri. It boasts of being listed in several magazines as one of the top museums in the country. The admission fee is in a modest range of USD4 to USD6, which varies across age groups. This city landmark was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1966.
The Jesse James House Museum is a beautiful historic home that is designed in the Greek Revival architecture. The death of James was by him being shot and the existence of the bullet mark is visible at the north wall in the interior. The house currently that stands as a museum, contains artifacts like the handle of the coffin, bits and pieces of wood, and a pin of James that was worn by him on his souvenir. The house also displays several other photographs that are visible to the public.
The National Military Heritage Museum was built in 1890 as an ode to the Armed Forces and to offer a glimpse of its military heritage. Its exhibits take you through the history of military service on foreign shores as well as on the home front. Designed as a brick building, it arranges group tours with lodging, food, entertainment and hosts reunions and family events as well. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009, the museum is open from Monday to Friday 9:00a to 5:00p and Saturday 9:00a to 1:00p.
Dedicated to collecting, preserving and interpreting Andrew County's rich history, the Andrew County Museum features interesting exhibits that focus on rural and town life, agriculture, business, entertainment, and industry throughout Andrew County. One mile from downtown Savannah, the Andrew County Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or by appointment.
Open May through October on Saturday and Sunday. Life on a farm in the 1800's is preserved for all at the Herbert Bonnell Museum. Outbuildings contain rare objects and tools from a time when the farm was nearly self-supporting.
Regional artists' works in Victorian mansion.
Lovely 25-room Victorian Mansion.