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Patee House Museum

1202 Penn St, Saint Joseph, MO 64503-2560
+1 816-232-8206
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This museum used to be a hotel and headquartered the pony express.Each room was set up to look like... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sonnevy O
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Kansas City, Missouri
via mobile
Interesting but not handicapped-friendly

I would like to come back when the elevator is working. From what we were told, the exhibits of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
BethanyLeah
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Wylie
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  • Average3%
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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1202 Penn St, Saint Joseph, MO 64503-2560
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+1 816-232-8206
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This museum used to be a hotel and headquartered the pony express.Each room was set up to look like different shops back in the 1800’s(tailor,barber,optometrist,...). It’s a must see if you’re in St Joseph.

Thank Sonnevy O
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I would like to come back when the elevator is working. From what we were told, the exhibits of interest to me were on the upper floors

Thank BethanyLeah
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Patee House is a fantastic museum in the quiet city of St. Joseph. Spent the afternoon with my family wandering around the museum. Prefect trip for history buffs.

Thank Bryan B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My parents took me to this museum many times growing up as they both had family in St Joseph. I always loved visiting so when my husband and I were in the area we decided to stop in. The museum has made many improvements over...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Museum houses a large quantity of historical pieces. Several time periods are represented here, from our early westward expansion through the mid 20th century. You can take a self guided tour throughout the various levels and rooms and spend an entire afternoon taking in...More

Thank Semoman
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located next door to Jesse James Home this hotel is a very neat step back in time to the pony express days. There is lots to see and read about with great photo ops. Suggest This combined with Jesse James House and the Pony Express...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've visited here several times and we were happy to see that they've changed some stuff around. Lots of emphasis on local St. Joe and hotel history, neat to see the doors where the Pony Express riders actually rode up to the desk to get...More

Thank OlatheRoadTripper
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

There were some interesting things displayed in this museum. Disappointed the carousal was not running. It was too much though. I was expecting more about the hotel itself, some people who stayed there, what the rooms looked like, that kind of thing. Instead it had...More

Thank Jenny R
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

The displays go on forever. All of the are well done. If you are interested in the history the West you must stop here. This and the Pond Express Museum really give you a great look at what was going on in 1860.

Thank Randy S
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

We had no idea there would be this much to see here! It took us abouut 2 hours and we could have stayed longer...of course, we are history geeks.

Thank DPenn_11
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