The Glore Psychiatric Museum
5
3406 Frederick Ave.
St. Joseph, MO 64506
Phone: 816-232-8471
Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
Latitude: 39° 46' 36"
Longitude: -94° 48' 35"

Chronicles the 130-year history of what was known as the “State Lunatic Asylum No. 2.” Includes permanent displays covering 400 years of psychiatric history.

Exhibits include, among other items: the Bath of Surprise; O'Halloran's Swing; the Tranquilizer Chair; and the Hollow Wheel.

Some exhibits display memorabilia from the hospital's history, including hospital furnishings, farming equipment (the psychiatric hospital had a working farm), surgical equipment, treatment equipment, a collection of patient art, and information on some unusual phobias.

Admission: $5; ages 60+, $4; ages 7-18, $3; group rates offered.

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GENERAL INTEREST INFO
  • open year-round
FOR TRAVELERS WITH DISABILITIES
  • ADA fully compliant
SMOKING POLICY
  • No Smoking
ACTIVITIES ON-SITE OR WITHIN 10 MILES
  • casino gaming
  • fishing
  • biking / walking trails
  • golf
  • historic district
PET POLICY
  • service animals welcome
  • pets are not allowed
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GROUP POLICY
  • advance contact requested
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