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Address: 12th and Penn Street, Saint Joseph, MO 64503
Phone Number: 816-232-8206

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Interesting History

Walking thru and home and the history involved about Jesse James was very interesting. The guide was very informative. Love the History of the old west.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Berrien Springs, Michigan
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Very informative. Separate admission but take with the Patee House tour. Lots of details about the murder of Jesse James.

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Berrien Springs, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Walking thru and home and the history involved about Jesse James was very interesting. The guide was very informative. Love the History of the old west.

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Baldwin City, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

House where Jesse James lived and was killed by the coward Robert Ford. Has exhibit with replica of James' skull illustrating bullet entries which captivated the group.

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Webb City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We went here because we love old west history. We were not disappointed. It is awesome to think you can stand right where Jesse James died. Maybe a little creepy! The gentleman that takes your admission fee is full of Jesse knowledge. He is very informative and a pleasure to talk to. Admission was very reasonable.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The history in this little house is just amazing. It is full of really great information about Jesse James and his life. It should be seen by anyone interested in history.

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Webster City, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I'm interested in the history of Jesse James so this was a had to stop for me. While I'm glad I went, I wouldn't go again. This can be said of many places I've visited, and I'm not saying you shouldn't go there once. It's a four room house (because that's what they lived in back then), left in the... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This was interesting. Small 4-room house and didn't take long, but the entrance fee was quite reasonable. The gentleman who took the money was informed and shared stories. There is a recording that is played when you walk into the living room of the home that describes Jesse James' death. We enjoyed it.

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Buffalo, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Small, remember, it's just his house and where his life ended-good for 15 minutes. The personal attendant is part of the experience and knows the complete history and the gritty details.

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

It was interesting to see the home of Jesse James, however the staff was very unfriendly and not very eager to provide any information. They play an audio tape that loops over and over and thats about it. Couldn't even get a smile out of the young girl behind the counter.. Personally I think a quick picture of the exterior... More 

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Northfield
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Small little house packed with stuff to read about the James family. Highlight was to see the actual bullet hole in the wall from when Jesse was killed. Although the lady at the front was friendly, I would of liked her input more on the exhibits. She did play a short audio clip for us with information about the house.... More 

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