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 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.
October 20, 2018 - Coffee & Gingerbread at the Wyeth-Tootle Mansion, 1100 Charles Street, 10 a.m.
Stop in, have some coffee, bring any items you are willing to trade, and enjoy the Museum Hill Swap Meet.
October 28, 2018 - ArchKIDtecture Club at the Mansion – Wyeth-Tootle Mansion, 1100 Charles Street, 2 to 4 p.m.
The ArchKIDtecture Club for children is held on the fourth Sunday of the month from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Wyeth-Tootle Mansion. Club participants explore architecture through a variety of activities with the assistance of area architects. All materials and snacks are provided. The fee is $6 for museum members and $8 for non-members. To register please contact Sarah Elder at 816-232-8471, ext. 19 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 3, 2018 - NASA Lunar & Meteorite Sample Certification Workshop for K-12 teachers, librarians, museum and science center staff.
The event is free and it will be held in the conference room at the St. Joseph Museum from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration: https://www.eiseverywhere.com/364548
November 8, 2018 - The Majesty of the Osage – This program provided by the Missouri Humanities Council Speakers Bureau – St. Joseph Museum, 3406 Frederick Avenue – 6 p.m.
This presentation discusses the early migration of the Osage people and how the structure of their clan system reflects their view of the cosmos. Their fascinating origin myths are explored in relationship to the environment, subsistence, procreation, and the artifact record. Audience members will learn how these proud independent people, force to move from their homeland beginning in the 1820s, have managed to surmount the hardships of forced acculturation to retain their identity. The featured speaker will be Jim Duncan, the former director of the Missouri State Museum and the information officer for the Missouri Department of Conservation. A former president of the Missouri Association of Professional Archaeologists, he is the co-author of The Petroglyphs and Pictographs of Missouri and co-editor of The Rock Art of Eastern North America.
Admission is free. No reservations required.
November 10, 2018 - STEM-tastic Workshops, St. Joseph Museum, 3406 Frederick Avenue
9 to 11:30 a.m. for Kindergarten through 3rd and
1 to 3:30 p.m. for 4th through 6th grades
Children will be using their minds and hands to make squishy circuits, which provide a fun way to learn and explore the basics of electricity and electrical circuits. Students will also shrink plastic art, create a super bouncing ball, build a mini-hovercraft, construct a Newton’s cradle, build a mini hovercraft, and other STEM activities
Fee: $25 per student or $20 for museum members
November 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. The featured doll for the November meeting will be Kaya. The cost of each session is $8 per child or $6 for museum members, which includes the program, craft session, and snack. Reservations are required. To register for the American Girl® Doll Club please contact Sarah Elder at 816-232-8471, ext. 19 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
November 25, 2018 - ArKIDtecture Club at the Mansion – Wyeth-Tootle Mansion, 1100 Charles Street, 2 to 4 p.m. The arKIDtecture Club for children is held on the fourth Sunday of the month from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Wyeth-Tootle Mansion. Club participants explore architecture through a variety of activities with the assistance of area architects. The fee is $6 for museum members and $8 for non-members. To register please contact Sarah Elder at 816-232-8471, ext. 19 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
December 6, 2018 - Napoleon: Power and Splendor Exhibit/Trip, leaving from the St. Joseph Museum, 3406 Frederick Avenue, 1:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Join the St. Joseph Museums as we explore the temporary Napoleon: Power and Splendor exhibit at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. A selection of works, most of which have never been exhibited in North America, will reveal the power and splendor of the Imperial Household and its role in fashioning a monarchic identity for the new emperor, his family and loyal entourage. Guests will have time to explore other exhibits as well. After the tour, trip participants will enjoy a three-course meal at Aixios Bistro, which features classic French cuisine. To round out the evening, the group will enjoy a driving tour of the Country Club Plaza Christmas lights before returning to St. Joseph.
December 13, 2018 - Holiday Tea at the Mansion – Wyeth-Tootle Mansion, 1100 Charles Street, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Celebrate the season at the 1879 Wyeth-Tootle Mansion with a holiday tea featuring a delightful buffet of finger sandwiches, smoked salmon, and an array of sweet treats. Tea and champagne will accompany the meal!
$35 per person, pre-paid reservations are required.
December 27, 2018 - Space Science Workshop for Kids – St. Joseph Museum, 3406 Frederick Avenue
9 to 11:30 for Kindergarten through 3rd and 1 to 3:30 p.m. for 4th through 6th grades
The space science workshops will be led by Stanberry High School science instructor Rich Piper. The workshops will include hands-on activities such as making rockets, astronaut ice cream, & rice pudding, ring gliders, space beads, art spacescapes, a moon phases calendar, Mars rover, and edible asteroids. Children can try their hand at an astronaut related game too.
The sessions are limited to 25 students. The cost of the workshop is $25 per student or $20 for museum members.