Four Great Museums, One Great Location, One Admission Price
3406 Frederick Avenue
St. Joseph, MO 64506
Mailing Address: PO Box 8096, St. Joseph, MO 64508
Adults - $6.00 (We accept cash, check or major credit cards at the St. Joseph Museum's three sites located on Frederick Ave.)
Seniors ( 62 and Above) - $5.00
Children Under 6: Free
Free for Museum Members
We provide guided tours of any or all of our museums and group rates for adult tours are available. To schedule a group tour for adults or students, please call 1-800-530-8866 or 816-232-8471. Holiday Closings: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve.
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43-Room Gothic Style Mansion, Built In 1879
1100 Charles St
St. Joseph, MO 64501
Mailing Address: PO Box 8096, St. Joseph, MO 64508
Open by appointment for tour groups, rentals and special occasions until April 2016, when regular weekend hours resume.
Google Cultural Institute
The St. Joseph Museums is live on the Google Cultural Institute! You can now tour the Glore Psychiatric Museum through Google Street View and get a close up look at some of our collection through the Dolls of the World exhibit.
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August 1, 2017 - Lunar Sample 70035,41 (021) (Moon Rock) Exhibit - St. Joseph Museum, 3406 Frederick Avenue
An Apollo 17 lunar sample collected by Astronaut Harrison Schmitt near the landing site in the Taurus-Littrow Valley region of the moon will be on exhibit at the St. Joseph Museum for three months. On loan from NASA’s Johnson Space Center, the exhibit is made possible by VekTek LLC, the global leader in precision hydraulic clamping, which is located in St. Joseph. The Moon Rock will be returned to Houston in October.
August 1, 2017 - "Moon and Madness" Exhibit at the Glore Psychiatric Museum, 3406 Frederick Avenue - Does the full moon really cause people to act strangely? The Glore Psychiatric Museum is featuring a temporary exhibit "Moon and Madness” to help address that question. This immersive exhibit encourages visitors to imagine taking a trip to the moon and explores whether the Moon affects human behavior. Children and adults will learn about the solar system, phases of the moon, and how solar eclipses occur.
September 23, 2017 - Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! - All St. Joseph Museums, Inc., sites will be participating in this celebration of boundless curiosity! At the St. Joseph Museum, the Lunar Sample (Moon Rock) exhibit continues and children can add their own touch of color as they help to decorate a rocket ship playhouse! See the events page for more details.
October 7 or November 4, 2017 - Spend the Night at the Museum! - Experience the Glore Psychiatric Museum, 3406 Frederick Ave., St. Joseph, Missouri, as part of an exclusive group of 30 overnight guests. Take a tour, participate in a paranormal investigation, have dinner, watch a movie, and stay for breakfast! Don't forget your sleeping bag or air mattress! There are only 4 spaces left! See the events page for more details.
October 8, 2017 - The American Girl® Doll Club - The club meets at the St. Joseph Museum, 3406 Frederick Avenue, from 2 to 4 p.m. on the second Sunday of the month. The featured doll for October will be Rebecca Rubin with immigration and WWI as the focus. See the events page for more details.
October 14, 2017 - "Mummies & Mobsters" Museum Trip - The first stop will be an exploration of Mummies of the World: The Exhibition at Union Station in Kansas City. Next, the Kansas City Gangster Tour crew will take trip participants on a driving tour of the hangouts, mob homes, and turf war locations of the "old timers." The final stop on the trip will be a four-course dinner at the award winning Garozzo’s Ristorante. See the events page for information on making reservations for this fall adventure!
October 19 & 20, 2017 - Voices of the Past: Interpretive Tours of Mount Mora Cemetery - With beautiful architecture as a backdrop, visitors will hear from “residents” of the cemetery as well as “guests” as they take a walk along a lane in the "prettiest City of the Dead.” Along the way, they will meet legendary former citizens who step out of the shadows to share new stories, many obscured by the passage of time. This year, the stories of "Rich Man, Poor Man, Beggar Man, Thief, Doctor, Lawyer, Merchant, Chief" will be shared by the living history characters. Call 816-232-8471 to get your tickets! See the events page for more details.
November 12, 2017 - The American Girl® Doll Club - The club meets at the St. Joseph Museum, 3406 Frederick Avenue, from 2 to 4 p.m. on the second Sunday of the month. The featured dolls for November will be Nanea Mitchell, a new doll, and Molly McIntire. The inspiration for Nanea, Dorinda Makanaonalani Nicholson, who was born in Hawaii, will share her story of growing up near Pearl Harbor at the time it was attacked. The public is invited to hear her story at 2 p.m. For more details, see the events page.