Explore St. Joseph, MO Museums

A Hotel Near Patee House and More

St. Joseph, MO museums are bountiful and GuestHouse St. Joseph is located within easy access of them all. From the Patee House Museum artifacts to the Glore Psychiatric Museum wonders, you'll be amazed by all you can see and learn about.

Patee House Museum

1202 Penn Street
St Joseph, MO 64503
(816) 232-8206
St. Joseph is known as the start of the Pony Express and the end of Jesse James, and the Patee House played a role in both. As St. Joseph's only National Historic Landmark, the Patee House Museum should not be missed. Built in 1858 as a luxury hotel, Patee House served as the Pony Express headquarters from 1860 to 1861. Inside, visitors will find an 1860 train and the vintage "Wild Thing" carousel, among other gems. Come stay at our hotel near Patee House to learn more.

Glore Psychiatric Museum

3406 Frederick Avenue
Saint Joseph, MO 64506
(816) 232-8471 

Come see why the Glore Psychiatric Museum is recognized as “One of the 50 most unusual museums in the country” when you stay with GuestHouse Inn St. Joseph. The award-winning Glore Psychiatric Museum chronicles the 130-year history of the state hospital along with centuries of mental health treatment. You can even gaze at artwork from hospital patients, giving you a peek into the minds of those who suffered with mental illness.

St. Joseph Museum

3406 Frederick Avenue
Saint Joseph, MO 64506 
(816) 232-8471 

From Native American pottery to Civil War artifacts, the collections within the St. Joseph Museum have a unique cultural story to share. What began in 1927 as the Children’s Museums of St. Joseph, the museum's exhibits help tell the story of the natural, cultural and Native American influences that continue to influence our world today.