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Jesse James Home Museum

#5 of 44 things to do in Saint Joseph Features Animals
12th and Penn Street, Saint Joseph, MO 64503
+1 816-232-8206
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Quick Stop

This tiny house museum does not take a lot of time to see but it is neat to see the place where... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
via mobile
A Fun Day

I have been wanting to visit this museums for a while now. We finally had time as a family to go... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
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12th and Penn Street, Saint Joseph, MO 64503
+1 816-232-8206
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 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 22 May 2017

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
Reviewed 24 April 2017

$4 - very small home, but still lots of history with interesting information. Takes about 30 minutes or less to get through.

Thank Amanda E
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We found ourselves in the area and walked over after the Pony Express Museum. It was a tiny (basically) three-room museum but it was interesting to see the house and some artificers. The staff member shared some interesting lore that was mentioned in the displays,...More

Thank TrippinWFam
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This museum was just ok. I mean it's worth the trip if your in town but not so much worth driving out of your way for. Staff was friendly and the played a little audio to describe what went down. This house has. Even moved...More

Thank tgray67
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed seeing this house as a piece of St. Joe history. The man working at the museum was knowledgeable and we enjoyed chatting with him. There's also an audio recording overhead which is helpful and informative.

Thank Rachel L
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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.