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Jesse James Home Museum

12th and Penn Street, Saint Joseph, MO 64503
+1 816-232-8206
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Wonderful piece of history

My husband and I took a Christmas bus tour with a large group of people in November, 2017. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joan P
Winnipeg, Canada
Reminder of history gone by!

This is a reminder of life during the late 1800's where railroad robberies were a major issue and... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Peter V
Apia, Samoa
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12th and Penn Street, Saint Joseph, MO 64503
+1 816-232-8206
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I took a Christmas bus tour with a large group of people in November, 2017. This place was one of our site-seeing stops. To walk through this home made you feel like you were back in 1882 and Jesse James would walk...More

Thank Joan P
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This is a reminder of life during the late 1800's where railroad robberies were a major issue and criminals rule the west. It is interesting to learn about America's most famous criminal.

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 23 December 2017

I'm a huge jesse james fan i loved this place i felt like he was right there with me the gentleman running it was very friendly and so helpful gave lots of history and information

Thank Robin W
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

This is some cool history to see if you are coming through town and just want to seeing something fast. It does cost money to see. The place is super super old it’s almost scary to walk on the floor it feels like you will...More

Thank Veronica M
Reviewed 12 November 2017

I was surprised at how small the Jesse James home was. It was interesting to see the displayed items of the time period.

Thank katwok
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Granted there isn't much to see here but there is enough to attract a true Jesse James fan. He didn't stick around in one place for long and anything he touched is valuable. For a museum that relies on gifts and donations there are limited...More

Thank Samuel-Tracy S
Reviewed 8 November 2017

we didn't have enough time to tour the inside, but was happy to have stopped to read the markers and take a picture

Thank rtwilson1
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Little house next to the Patee House Museum. Few rooms where he lived a short time with his family and where he was shot so you can see the bullet whole in the wall. That's it. Not worth paying entry fee.

Thank eva1500
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Hey if you see the Patee House Museum - you have to see Jesse James Museum - it is just out the backdoor of the Patee Museum! I liked this place, only because I am a Midwest person and Jesse James is in our culture!...More

1  Thank Tedanne C
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Being such a small place, the Jesse James museum, just a couple of rooms, was very crowded. It wasn't overpriced, but I think they could have done with a separate exhibition area to give additional information about Jesse James and his life and times.

1  Thank EzzyA
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Patty L
19 January 2015|
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Hours of Operation: January through March Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. April through October Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.