The Glore Psychiatric Museum

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: $6; ages 60+, $5; ages 7-18, $4; group rates offered.

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3406 Frederick Ave.
St. Joseph, MO 64506

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Open Year-round
ADA Fully Compliant
No Smoking
Casino Gaming
Historic District
Golf
Fishing
Biking / Walking Trails
Pets Are Not Allowed
Service Animals Welcome
Reservations Not Accepted
Advance Contact Requested

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