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Patee House Museum

1202 Penn Street, Saint Joseph, MO 64503-2560
+1 816-232-8206
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Glad I didn't pass this up.

There are so many great exhibits here. It made the Wild West come to life. After 2 hours we wanted... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary S
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McHenry, Illinois
Better than anticipated!

What a fantastic museum. It went on forever. So much to see. Gave a fantastic picture of how the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
froggyv
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council bluffs
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1202 Penn Street, Saint Joseph, MO 64503-2560
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+1 816-232-8206
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are so many great exhibits here. It made the Wild West come to life. After 2 hours we wanted more.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic museum. It went on forever. So much to see. Gave a fantastic picture of how the world was in different times. Great stories and pictures as well as artifacts, furniture and replications of residential rooms and businesses. Highly informational and interesting. Glad...More

Thank froggyv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful museum very well kept and so much to see. The history of the house itself is fascinating as well as the part were the Pony Express Station was located. Then there is also a train station rebuild, a general store, a saloon, hotel rooms...More

Thank eva1500
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelievable collections of history memobellia displayed in context. Could easily spend several hours if reading the documents or a visual overload in less time. Jessie He's house and artifa rd adjacent to the museum. Don't miss this one.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is BIG...very BIG! The largest hotel west of the Mississippi! Of course, no longer a hotel but now a museum...it has full size trains inside, a full size carousel, numerous stage coaches, cars....it is BIG! (And yes, you can get on the trains,...More

Thank Tedanne C
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This museum had everything, from telling the history of the Buffalo Soldiers, to the glassware and china used when the Patee House was a hotel. As well as the huge range of exhibits, it was a lovely old building and it was good to see...More

Thank EzzyA
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I visited this museum when in St. Joe for the eclipse. Even though the museum wasn't officially open when I arrived, the ticket guy nicely let us in early. The museum has an interesting history of being a hotel 3 times, a girl's school/college 2...More

Thank europewithKellynRyan
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We enjoyed the museum. When you walk in it has that "old-smell" of something that has been around for 100+ years. There is a beautiful old wagon, an actual train engine and mail car, a working carousel, a large collection of "Westerners on Wood" of...More

Thank Mirandajoe
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I went to the patee house all the time when I was growing up. This is a great family activity. I highly recommend visiting this place. It's a great way to see what the past was like.

Thank spyder1978
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful museum with many displays. They have game cards that you can purchase to find "what doesn't belong" in an exhibit. Even the youngest grandchildren join the hunt to find the object that doesn't belong.

Thank Judy H
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Linda P
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The vowels are all long. (pay-tea)
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Hours: M-Sa 10 am - 5 pm, Su 1-5 pm; off-season weekends only. (Call to verify)Phone: 816-232-8206
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