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Jesse James Home Museum

#4 of 43 things to do in Saint Joseph Features Animals
12th and Penn Street, Saint Joseph, MO 64503
+1 816-232-8206
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Interesting bit of history.

This little museum is adjacent to the Patee House Museum. I highly recommend both of them. Both are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saint Joseph, Missouri
A bit of history

The house was fine, the story told inside was good. Lots of reading so more of the audio portion... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saint Louis, Missouri
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12th and Penn Street, Saint Joseph, MO 64503
+1 816-232-8206
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This little museum is adjacent to the Patee House Museum. I highly recommend both of them. Both are filled with history. This is the house Jesse and his wife lived in at the time of his demise. There are period correct artifacts and items which...More

Thank TravelinMikee
Reviewed 1 week ago

The house was fine, the story told inside was good. Lots of reading so more of the audio portion would have been nice.

Thank savvytravelmom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This house is pretty cool. Lots of Mr. James memorabilia! The bullet hole now looks like a bazooka went through it, but it's cool to see all of the stuff, hear the story of how it happened and walk through the home where he lived.

Thank Ekekla08
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If your a fan of the Old West than this is a must see. Your standing in the same room and spot where Jesse James was killed. It doesn't get anymore Old West than that. Some interesting artifacts exhibited also including a bullet that came...More

Thank OnTheRoadAgain1056
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This tiny house museum does not take a lot of time to see but it is neat to see the place where Jesse James died. The house was moved and the bullet hole is questionable. I like the small exhibit about the exhumation of his...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been wanting to visit this museums for a while now. We finally had time as a family to go!! YAHOO!!! It is a quick museum with a lot of information on the walls. It wasn't a pricey museum either; however, I was not...More

Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Want to visit but no restroom The rest room is way over in Pony express and you have to purchase ticket to use restroom.

Thank kfleming55
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Since their houses were smaller back then we knew it would be a tight fit, but I wish they wouldn't allow so many people in there at once. There are still blood stains on the floor from Jesse James and original artifacts too! Well worth...More

Thank Superchic08
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Although not in its original location, this is the home where Jesse James was murdered by one of his gang members as they were planning another bank robbery. Jesse was standing on a chair adjusting a needlepoint hanging when he was shot from the back....More

Thank DDay1959
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Very detailed where he lived his last 100 days of his life. Very informative that this was really him, by using DNA evidence when it came available.

Thank Jay W
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Patty L
We are planning a trip to St. Joseph on Feb. 16th and would like to the hours for the Jesse James House. Thank you
19 January 2015|
Response from JetPlt |
Hours of Operation: January through March Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. April through October Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.