For Groups

Mary Keck boards the train in Abilene.Looking for a group tour that’s a little different – and  unforgettable? For a group tour experience they’ll keep talking about, look no further. There’s a fascinating story to appeal to everyone in your group when you visit the St. Joseph Museum.
One group tour reservation at the St. Joseph Museum can include:

  • Glore Psychiatric Museum
  • St. Joseph Museum
  • Black Archives Museum
  • Wyeth-Tootle Mansion
  • Doll collection exhibits
  • Step-on guide service for motorcoaches, including regional and area tours
  • Click here to see a sample of our tours and other community events!
    View videos here about The St. Joseph Museum and the Wyeth Tootle Mansion.

Group Reservations: Easy to Plan, Memorable and Exciting Tours

Mary Ellen Grable and Sue Wagner obey the sign.We provide guided tours of any or all of our museums. We’re professional, experienced and enthusiastic as we share stories and exhibits with your group. Ranked by TripAdvisor for excellence, and featured on media networks like HGTV and The Discovery Channel, a group reservation with The St. Joseph Museum is sure to be a favorite you’ll want to repeat. To share your ideas and create your unique group reservation plan, contact Kathy Reno, 816.232.8471.

St. Joseph Museum complex Group Rate (20 or More):  $5.00
(Includes Glore Psychiatric Museum, St. Joseph Museum, Black Archives Museum and more)

Ann Humphreys, Jen Hoecker, Joyce Coleman, and Barb FrickeWyeth-Tootle Mansion Museum Group Rate (20 or More):  $3.00

Paranormal Group Tours: Throughout the year, many groups enjoy a paranormal tour of the St. Joseph Museum complex. Because many of the exhibits feature stories and events from the 1874 State Lunatic Asylum #2, some tour participants are interested in exploring paranormal activity by special reservation. For more information, contact Kathy Reno, 816.232.8471.

Take a Trip with the St. Joseph Museum: Step-On Guide Service for Motorcoaches

Take a ‘Round the Town Tour with a St. Joseph Museum guide. A step-on museum guide with an extensive knowledge of the history of the St. Joseph area will interpret the history of St. Joseph as you travel through historical neighborhoods, dine in old mansions, stroll through museums, and shop at an iconic St. Joseph store. The group fee is $40 per hour.

Sample ‘Round the Town Tours for Motorcoaches include:

Stay a while! Other possibilities for area group tours include:

The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art which houses one of the finest collections of 18th, 19th, and 20th-century American Art in the Midwest, featuring over 3,000 permanent works and two temporary exhibit areas.  The museum is housed in a lovely mansion that was originally the Albrecht home.

For dinner or drinks, the link below will give you a list of local favorites and their specialties.

In the U.S. and Around the World:

Dan Blakeley, Dr. Darrell Jones, and Dr. Jimmy Albright at MEach year the St. Joseph Museum welcomes guests to come with them on trips where they explore the natural and cultural history (as well as wonderful regional cuisine) of Midwestern cities and cities around the world. Previous U.S. trips have included trips to Abraham Lincoln sites in Springfield, IL; Civil War battlefield sites in southwestern Missouri; and the Kansas Flint Hills prairie. Trips outside the country rotate between Italy, Greece, and Israel.