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Patee House Museum

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In the Patee House Museum, you can climb aboard an 1860 train and ride a vintage carousel—indoors. The museum houses an 1877 railroad depot; a stagecoach; automobiles; trucks; fire trucks; wagons; buggies and carriages; a horse-drawn hearse; a real gallows; a blacksmith shop; the dressmaker’s shop; model railroads; antique furniture and toys; western art; and a wing designed to look like the streets of Old St. Jo in the 1860s-1880s.

Constructed in 1858 as a luxury hotel, the building has been a hotel three times; a girls college twice; the Union Army Provost Marshal’s office during the Civil War; the headquarters for the Pony Express; and a shirt factory.

Admission: $7; age 60+, $6; ages 6-17, $5; younger than 6, free.

(One block away, visit the home where the infamous outlaw Jesse James was shot and killed on April 3, 1882.)

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1202 Penn St.
St. Joseph, MO 64503

Additional Information

Travelers With Disabilities Information
Wheelchair Accessible
Smoking Policy
No Smoking
Activities Within 10 Miles
Biking / Walking Trails
Casino Gaming
Historic District
Winery / Vineyard
Cost Of Admission
Less Than $10
Discounts Offered
Group Discount
Senior Citizen Discount
General Interest Info
Gift / Souvenir Shop
Open Year-round
This Facility Is In The National Register Of Historic Places
Group Policy
Advance Contact Required
Comp Policy Offered
Guest Reservations Needed?
Reservations Not Accepted
Pet Policy
Pets Are Not Allowed
Suitable For These Age Groups
All Ages
Types Of Payment Accepted