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Wyeth-Tootle Mansion

1100 Charles, Saint Joseph, MO 64502-0128
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Ranked #10 of 29 Attractions in Saint Joseph
Type: Museums, History Museums
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English first
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8 reviews 8 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is a wonderful building with a lot of history around it. It seems to be a work in progress and I hope it gets better. The main level is by far the best part of the mansion showcasing the wood work and elegant dinning room. I didn't find a lot of description on the displays, there is an area... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

It's worth a visit for those who appreciate restoration of homes. The top floor is not decorated like the bottom two floors but the whole house is worth the visit.

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Couldn't get in because it is being renovated. Can't wait until it is finished. Heard the main floor is good but they need to finish and open up the other floors. Great building to drive by and appreciate what it was in its day!

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Weston, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
33 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Great show of how rich people lived in the late 19th century.a lot of interesting things from that time..the house has incredible wood floors designs. And great history behind it. For the cost you must see if you like history

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Wichita, Kansas
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208 reviews 208 reviews
107 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

This place has a lot of potential but the lack of description leaves you feeling empty. There is no real attempt to give you a historical grounding to the exhibits or the rooms. A few well placed placards describing what the rooms were used for, how much things cost to build or maintain, or other tidbits would have helped improve... More

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Mission, Kansas
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

This house is grand with all the wood work, flooring and the details on the walls. They also used the second and third floor to highlight other "Museum" items that are "native" to St. Joe. It was very educational during my day trip to St. Joe from Kansas City.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

Don't waste your time just to see a bunch of stuffed dead animals & dust. There are much better things in town worth seeing. Nothing memorable from this site.

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Odessa, MO
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

The "St Joseph Museum" is actually the 1879 Wyeth-Tootle Mansion and is operated by St Joseph Museum, Inc. The photo above is from the Patee House. This mansion/museum is only open on Fridays & Saturdays and is worth the visit. The first floor, with its large rooms opening into the central hall, was originally used mainly for entertaining and is... More

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Maysville, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

The set up of this museum is wonderful! My six year old loved it as well. Something for all ages here. We had family from Ohio with us that have been to many before and say hands down this is the best one the have seen! We thought it was cool that American Pickers had even toured this one. Lots... More

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

Actually this is not the St. Joseph Museum, this is the Patee House Museum, this is a good one and you can get into a search and find, you go around the place searching for something in a exibit that is out of the ordinary

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