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. From this point, brave riders traveled more than 2,000 miles west to California. Learn their story and do some cool sight-seeing here.
Inside the Patee House Museum, climb aboard the 1860s train; ride a vintage carousel; stroll the streets of old St. Jo in the 1860s-1880s. 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. Sight-seeing at its best – indoors.