Museums

GLORE PSYCHIATRIC MUSEUM, ST. JOSEPH MUSEUM, BLACK ARCHIVES MUSEUM, DOLL MUSEUM
Four Great Museums, One Great Location, One Admission Price
LOCATION
3406 Frederick Avenue
St. Joseph, MO 64506

Mailing Address: PO Box 8096, St. Joseph, MO 64508

HOURS
Monday–Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 1pm-5pm
Closed on New Year's Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Eve.
ADMISSION
Adults - $6.00 (We accept cash, check or major credit cards.)

Seniors ( 62 and Above) - $5.00

Students $4.00
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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WYETH TOOTLE MANSION
43-Room Gothic Style Mansion, Built In 1879
LOCATION
1100 Charles St
St. Joseph, MO 64501

Mailing Address: PO Box 8096, St. Joseph, MO 64508
HOURS
Open by appointment for tour groups, rentals and special occasions until April 2016, when regular weekend hours resume.


Please call 816-232-8471 or email sjm@stjosephmuseum.net to arrange a tour or to rent the Mansion for a special occasion. Looking for a hotel near the Wyeth Tootle Mansion? Please click here

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.

Upcoming Events

September 15, 2018 - Coffee & Gingerbread at the Wyeth-Tootle Mansion, 1100 Charles St., 10 a.m. - Stop in, have some coffee, and share ideas about where to find the perfect piece for your home.

September 22, 2018 - Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day - All St. Joseph Museums at 3406 Frederick Avenue will participate in the annual Museum Day, presented by Smithsonian magazine. Museum Day is a day when museums and cultural institutions nationwide open their doors free of charge to Smithsonian magazine readers and Smithsonian.com visitors. A celebration of culture, learning, and the dissemination of knowledge, Smithsonian’s Museum Day reflects the spirit of the magazine, and emulates the free-admission policy of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington, DC-based properties. Admission will be free to the public during the regular St. Joseph Museum hours of 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Guided tours of the Museums will be given at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., & 3 p.m.

September 22, 2018 - Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day at the Wyeth-Tootle Mansion, 1100 Charles Street – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Docents will be available as guests explore the 1879 Mansion and the exhibits on St. Joseph history.
Admission will be free to the public during the regular Wyeth-Tootle Mansion hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

September 22, 2018 - Trivia Night! Hosted by the Black Archives Museum – Held at the Pony Express Museum Community Room – 914 Penn Street at 6:30 to 9 p.m. - $10 per person, up to 10 members per team. The event will include raffle prizes, a 50/50 raffle, and participants are welcome to bring snacks. Advance tickets are available at the Black Archives Museum, 3406 Frederick Avenue, or call 816-232-8471.

September 23, 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. In September club participants will look at how structures stand given their weight and learn about basic shapes, historic forms, post-lintel, arch, pyramid, dome, flying buttresses, and building materials. Activities to include architecture walk, acting out structures, building with sticks and candy, and drawing. 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 sarah@stjosephmuseum.org.

October 2, 2018 - Greece and the Greek Islands - Program – St. Joseph Museum, 3406 Frederick Avenue – 6 p.m.
Dr. Jimmy Albright, archaeologist and professor at MWSU, shares his experiences and images from many years of exploring the beautiful, enchanting land of Greece and the Greek Isles. He will be showing ancient artifacts from Greece and the Mediterranean area. The digital presentation will feature images of the archaeological ruins of the Greeks who produced magnificent monuments, stately temples, and superbly designed cities. It will include images of the Greek Islands of Mykonos, Santorini, Crete and Patmos. Handouts on Greece and information on a group trip he will be leading from May 22 to June 2, 2019, will be available.
Admission is free!

October 6, 2018— Spend the Night at the Museum! - Glore Psychiatric Museum, 3406 Frederick Avenue - If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like in a museum after hours, this fall you can find out! Join an exclusive club of overnight visitors for the opportunity to experience the Glore Psychiatric Museum during the “Spend the Night at the Museum” event. The event will be held on Saturday, October 6 at the Museum, which is located at 3406 Frederick Avenue, in St. Joseph, Missouri. Participants will learn in-depth about the Glore Psychiatric Museum and its beginnings from the museum staff, tour the tunnels, learn about the history of asylums, and participate in a paranormal investigation led by A.P.E.X Paranormal. Participants will have time to explore on their own and choose a place to sack out for the night. Guests are asked to bring their own sleeping bag or air mattress. The Museum will provide dinner, movie entertainment, snacks, and breakfast the following morning. For more details, click on the events button below.

Oct. 18 & 19, 2018 “Voices from the Past: - Interpretive Tours of Mount Mora Cemetery - (Tours Begin at the St. Joseph Convention and Visitors Bureau, 911 Frederick Avenue) - Experience the unique architecture in Mount Mora Cemetery and hear intriguing stories from St. Joseph’s past as you “meet” some of the city’s most fascinating former residents. This year the stories will relate to "Old Joe's St. Joe One Hundred and Seventy-Five Years Ago!" Tours take place on Thursday, October 18, at 6 and 7 p.m. starting at the St. Joseph Convention & Visitors Bureau, 911 Frederick Avenue. On Friday, October 19, tours will begin at 6, 7, and 8 p.m. at the St. Joseph Convention and Visitors Bureau. After “meeting” the first characters of the evening and enjoying refreshments at the Visitors Center, participants will board the bus for Mount Mora Cemetery. The cost of the tour is $20 for museum members and $22 for non-members. Space is limited and pre-paid reservations are required. Please call the St. Joseph Museum at 816-232-8471 to make reservations and purchase your tickets. Tickets can also be purchased at the Museum, which is located at 3406 Frederick Avenue.

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