Voted one of the top 10 attractions in Missouri in a USA TODAY® Readers’ Choicetravel contest, the Glore Psychiatric Museum illustrates the changing face of the treatment of mental illness and social attitudes towards mental health. Glore is the largest psychiatric museum in the World and is located in St. Joseph, MO. Exhibits illustrate the history of “State Lunatic Asylum No. 2” hospital, later known as the St. Joseph State Hospital. The museum features an in-depth look at historic treatments, therapy and progression of treatment. Interactive programming and guided tours are available for groups of 10 or more.
Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 7 Days a week. Closed on major holidays. Admission includes the Black Archives Museum, Native American Galleries and Doll Museum. Admission: $7; age 62+, $6; students, $5; age 6 and younger, and museum members, free. Group rates available.