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
Closed on New Year's Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Eve.
Adults - $6.00 (We accept cash, check or major credit cards.)
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.
New! To learn more about the Native American collection from St. Joseph resident Harry L. George, please click here.
January 18, 2018 - Annual St. Joseph Museum Membership Meeting – St. Joseph Museum, 3406 Frederick Avenue, 5:30 p.m. - St. Joseph Museum members join in electing board members and officers for 2018.
January 27, 2018 - Super Science Saturday! - Missouri Western State University Remington Hall/Agenstein Hall, 4525 Downs Drive, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
How do you get your children excited about science and math? Treat them to the experience that is Super Science Saturday! They can solve the math maze, try biology, physics, chemistry, UV light, & weather experiments; meet amazing creatures, and much more! Presented by the St. Joseph Museums and Missouri Western State University, the day will include hands-on activities related to math and science, courtesy of the faculty of MWSU and area high school instructors. In the chemistry area, MWSU chemistry professors will present their ever popular chemistry shows every 15 minutes starting at 10:30 a.m. Explore the science of health courtesy of Hy-Vee and visit the "Weather Forecasting Technology” area where children can practice giving weather reports in front of a green screen, just like the pros! Be prepared to meet all kinds of creatures including lizards, turtles, tarantulas, boa constrictors, and Burmese pythons too. Programs on the creatures featured this year will be held at 11 a.m. and at 12, 1, and 2 p.m. In the Bushman Planetarium, there will be brief shows every 10 minutes. On third floor, there will be hands-on demonstrations and lots of make-it, take-it science projects.
Admission: $3 for children and adults (No credit or debit cards please.) Children five and under are free! Parking is free! All children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 816-232-8471.
February 11, 2018 - 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.
February 22, 2018 - Black Archives Hall of Fame Induction, Black Archives Museum, 3406 Frederick Avenue, 5 to 7 p.m. – Induction at 5:30 p.m.
Two new inductees will be added to the Black Archives Museum Hall of Fame, which showcases the achievements of St. Joseph’s black community. Admission is free.
February 27, 2018 - The Stunning Southwest Evening Program – St. Joseph Museum, 3406 Frederick Avenue – 6 p.m. - Join MWSU Professor of Archaeology Dr. Jimmy Albright for this look at the amazing landscape, history, and culture of the New Mexico region. The program will feature images and artifacts from his archaeological digs in the region. Information on a St. Joseph Museum fall trip to explore the region will be available. Admission is free.
March 1, 2018 - Winston-Salem & Biltmore Program/Trip Meeting – St. Joseph Museum, 3406 Frederick Avenue, 6 p.m. - Join in a look at an upcoming trip to historic Winston-Salem and a visit to the incredible Biltmore Estate, which was the luxurious family home of George and Edith Vanderbilt. Information on the upcoming trip to tour the Biltmore and visit Winston-Salem will be provided.
Admission is free.
March 2, 2018 - The Stunning Southwest Morning Program – St. Joseph Museum, 3406 Frederick Avenue – 10 a.m. - Join MWSU Professor of Archaeology Dr. Jimmy Albright for this look at the amazing landscape, history, and culture of the New Mexico region. The program will feature images and artifacts from his archaeological digs in the region. Information on a fall trip to explore the region will be available. Admission is free.
March 11, 2018 - 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.
March 15 & 16, 2018 - Arts in the Ozarks Trip – Join the St. Joseph Museum and Friends of Rolling Hills Library for a two day and one night to the Ozarks to explore the beauty of the region, enjoy gourmet meals, shopping, & the arts!
The trip will begin at the St. Joseph Museum, 3406 Frederick Avenue, at 8 a.m. on March 15 and the motor coach will return to the Museum at approximately 9 p.m. on March 16. Click on the link below for more information.
March 22, 2018 - St. Joseph Women Program – St. Joseph Museum, 3406 Frederick Avenue – 6 p.m. - In honor of women’s history month, the St. Joseph Museum’s Curator of Collections Sarah Elder will present “Women of St. Joseph.” This presentation features a sampling of women who made an indelible mark on the history of St. Joseph and, in some cases, the world. Some of the names are just as well-known today as they were a century ago, while others have been lost to history, & one or two may even be described as notorious. There are educators, authors, nurses, doctors, scientists, and even a temperance leader. Admission is free.