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Jesse James Home Museum

12th and Penn Street, Saint Joseph, MO 64503
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Ranked #10 of 28 attractions in Saint Joseph
Type: Historic Sites, Specialty Museums, History Museums, Farms, Horse Tracks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I've wanted to go to his house! As my family history is included with jesse james and his gang!! My great great great grandma Neumann fed his men as they came to the farm!! Sometime later my ggg grandma and my great grandpa's brother who was just an infant on a train when it got held up! When jesse James... More

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a piece of history that I find interesting and this muesum will be like stepping back in time as you enter. There are alot of artifacts here in this house. Jesse James, his wife and two children lived in this house, under a false name, up to the end of his life. His life ended here in this... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Drove like a bat out of hell to get here before closing. Got Herr at 3:45 and they close at 4 but they had already locked the place and despite the curator clearly seeing us and some other folks at the gate, did not open up and told the other group no go despite the fact that it is an... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I'm not much of a Jesse James fan but this place is next to the Patee House, which makes it an easy visit. It has some interesting artifacts, and if you enjoy going into 19 Century buildings, you may enjoy this stop.? You can take your child directly into the Carousel house without having to pay admission to the Patee... More

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Charleston, West Virginia
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13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We were thrilled to be in the very home that Jesse James lived in and unfortunately met his demise It was smaller than I thought it would be. A lot of pictures of him but very little mention of his wife and children and did not see any pics of his family. It was a typical old west house with... More

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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192 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This is the house where Jesse James was shot. The original location of the house is only a few block away from where it sits now. The bedroom appears the same, but the other two rooms were changed into a museum and a gift shop. They will push a button to play a recording with information for you. I saw... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Tip: use AAA card for great savings My husband is a history buff and had to see this. It was interesting to read about and see where he lived. Only compliant was the young lady who was in the museum was not friendly ans more interested in playing on her phone.

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

This was one of the few things that we wanted to see while in Kansas city, it was only about 50 minutes north of our hotel which was in kansas city,kansas by the raceway. the house was smaller than i pictured it, we were very happy that we got to stop by this piece of history and see where one... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

There's not much to the house, but if you like injecting yourself into the past, it's a winner. It'll only take about 15 minutes of your time.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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65 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Jesse James should not be rated as a hero. This is not much but for those who like stuff like this, then be sure to stop. This does not need to be on anyone's bucket list.

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