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Patee House Museum

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Address: 1202 Penn Street, Saint Joseph, MO 64503-2560
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+1 816-232-8206
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Charles Nill

One of the best museums I have been in with my Grandkids. Lots of things for kids to do and lots of variety. Merry go round, steam locomotive, race car, st Joseph memorabilia... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best museums I have been in with my Grandkids. Lots of things for kids to do and lots of variety. Merry go round, steam locomotive, race car, st Joseph memorabilia, you can spend hours!

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Clear Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is an excellent museum with all kinds of collections, old west artifacts, store fronts full of inventory, and even a full-size steam locomotive. There is so much history here be prepared to spend some time going through all the rooms and all the floors to see it all.

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Miami, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our trip here. One of the best museums I have visited. Gave a great depiction of the west and the area. Was expecting a little more about the Pony Express but was great. Cost was $6.00 each. Well worth it and you could make a day if it if you choose.

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Branson, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Learned so much about St Joe. So much history has been lovingly donated and preserved. You will not be disappointed!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 2 to 3 hours there.Could have stayed a lot longer.Wide variety of subjects covered over the past 200 plus years.A must see when you visit St. Joseph.

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Orange City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will spend hours here and you will be happy you did!!! So well done and so much to learn and see!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A trip back in time to enjoy Civil War era history. This is a very well-preserved building with many artifacts. The local history and displays are a lot of fun.

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Albia, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the history and all they had on display. We spent almost 3 hrs there! We wanted to go to the Jesse James house which was behind the Pattee Hotel but ran out of time.

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Nebraska City, Nebraska
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We planned a stop to this museum on a cross country road trip. This museum is stuffed to the gills with Americana, but there is a high cheese factor. We did think the game of "What doesn't belong here?" was a cute way to keep kids engaged, but the museum charges $0.25 for a "score card." The museum houses everything... More 

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Mt. Pulaski, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was soooo much to see! My husband and I were so impressed by all the historical exhibits . Came away knowing a lot more about St. Joseph and its colorful past. I was particularly fascinated by the Pony Express history. We spent all morning there.

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