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Pony Express National Museum

On April 3, 1860, a lone rider, the first of his kind, left Pikes Peak Stables in St. Joseph, marking the start of the Pony Express. Brave riders, carrying saddlebags filled with our nation's hopes and dreams, traveled more than 2,000 miles west to California.

Today, the stables house a modern, interactive and educational tribute to the history and legend of the Pony Express. Experience exciting, educational, state-of-the-art exhibits chronicling the need, creation, operation and termination of the Pony Express.

Whatever your age, you're sure to be captivated by the stories and images of an era long passed. A 60-foot diorama depicts the diverse terrain over which the riders traveled.

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914 Penn St.
St. Joseph, MO 64503

Additional Information

Open Year-round
Gift / Souvenir Shop
Wi-Fi Available
This Facility Is On The National Register Of Historic Places
ADA Fully Compliant
No Smoking
All Ages
Pets Are Not Allowed
Service Animals Welcome
Less Than $10
Personal Check
Reservations Not Accepted
Advance Contact Required

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