The St. Joseph Museum features “Lines and Legacies – The Harry L. George Collection,” which is one of the largest collections of American Indian items in Missouri. The collection includes archaeological items, pottery, baskets, pipes, clothing and accessories from ten cultural regions. Blankets from the Buell Manufacturing Company of St. Joseph, which was incorporated in 1877, are also featured. The Buell Woolen Mill was the primary source for high quality blankets headed west. The blankets were strikingly colorful and many designs were based on patterns used by different Native tribes in paintings and bead work. The History Galleries features “World War I St. Joseph – Reflections on Community and Conflict.” Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Daily. Closed on major holidays. Check the website for pricing. Admission includes the Black Archives Museum, Glore Psychiatric Museum and the Doll Museum. Interactive programming and guided tours are available for groups of 10 or more.
Admission: $7; age 62+, $6; students, $5; age 6 and younger, and museum members, free.