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Patee House Museum

1202 Penn Street, Saint Joseph, MO 64503
816-232-8206
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Ranked #1 of 27 attractions in Saint Joseph
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums, Specialty Museums
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Overland Park, Kansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Very well worth the visit! A vast amount of things to see and learn about, and at such a great rate!

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Brighton, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Lot of history in this Museum. We liked everything about it. It had old cars,trains post office we could go on for ever.

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Wheelersburg, Ohio, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

There is a plethora of antique items arranged with enough news and stories to keep you busy for a week. A game of "what doesn't belong" helps educate and entertain children. Exhibits include transportation, furnishings, a saloon, train items, tools of all sorts, pioneer and civil war exhibits, and a street of old St. Joseph offices and shops. Great way... More

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KC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Worth the visit. A plethora of viewing pleasures for the history buff. Some more recent artifacts will give you a chuckle.

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Annandale, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I tried to see this but wasn't let in because they closed on half an hour. That would have been enough time for me. They shouldn't advertise being open till 4 when they close at 3:30. From what I could see from the front desk the collection may be more for children. The pony express museum was very good, as... More

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Interesting stuff for everyone and all ages. Could spend a couple hours there easily. Don't drive by St. Joe without stopping here. Jesse James' house is right behind this museum. Then go to the funeral museum to see the Jesse James' corpse basket from 1882 and the book where they signed, "Mr. Jesse James killed."

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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248 reviews 248 reviews
192 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

There are so many artifacts and antiques in this museum. The first floor is set up like a small town main street, with a general store, dentist's office, etc. There is also a regular sized Locomotive. The old ballroom on the second floor is worth seeing, as well as the many antiques. This museum is well set up, and even... More

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9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We found this place on trip advisor. This place has a lot of interesting things to see. From pharmacy, trains, civil war, toys, and fire trucks there is something for everyone. Great place for kids or adults and reasonably priced.

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Wright City, Missouri
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Full of local historical artifacts and information. plan on at least a hour if not 2 to see all of this, the Museum was alot larger than we were expecting.everything from From full size locomotive to tiny little artifacts. there's something for pretty much everyone here,there was several different stores each with artifacts from that time like a pharmacy,general store,barbershop,dentist... More

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Columbia, MO
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

we stopped by on Memorial Day not sure if it would be open (website is somewhat sparse). It is an old hotel jammed with little rooms filled with antiques with different themes (drug store, police, radios, etc.). high quality antiques. many of the rooms had a "what doesn't belong here" sign for young kids to try to find the one... More

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