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Glore Psychiatric Museum

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Glore Psychiatric Museum

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3406 Frederick Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64506-2913
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Voted one of the top 10 attractions in Missouri in the 2017 USA TODAY® Reader’s Choice travel contest, the Glore Psychiatric Museum takes visitors across the wide span of historical treatment of mental illness and social attitudes towards mental health. <br><br>It's an eclectic museum experience - three unique museums in one location for just one admission fee.
$7.00 per adult
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Jarrod J wrote a review Nov 2
Bellevue, Nebraska22 contributions7 helpful votes
This was truly an eye-opening (and sometimes "closing") experience to say the least. The folks that put this thing together did an AMAZING job and weren't afraid to call a spade a spade. Their illustrations told a very surreal story of where we've come from to where we are in terms of how we treat those suffering from mental illness. Frankly, given the state of our society today and the struggles we go through, I think everyone needs to walk these halls for a little perspective...to have compassion for those who struggle, but also to be grateful for the our blessings.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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ShiningStar0921 wrote a review Sep 2020
South Sioux City, Nebraska517 contributions48 helpful votes
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Very well done museum! So many displays with descriptions that are short and to the point which kept my attention :). A lot of personal stories and items mixed in which made it even more interesting! So glad we stopped. So interesting and a bit crazy to see what caused people to end up in these facilities and how recent it was still functioning.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Joshua White wrote a review Sep 2020
Saint Joseph, Missouri2 contributions
It teaches you about medical practices there were used and how they treated mentally ill people. It gives you the creeps!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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KHastings wrote a review Jul 2020
Papillion, Nebraska47 contributions8 helpful votes
This museum had interesting exhibits set up, with great information. I was a little disappointed in the actual building....I had hoped to visit the actual older hospital, but that is now the prison next door. It was still a good museum.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Jody T wrote a review Jun 2020
Sedalia, Missouri30 contributions4 helpful votes
If you can read you will learn many fascinating facts! Has a great psychiatric section. What they did to mentally ill people was horrible. Not a lot of people know this history. Need to educate all about our history or we are destined to repeat it!
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Date of experience: June 2020
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