- Our list of the best things to do in St. Joseph, Missouri, features the top 50 nearby activities — including 17 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- St. Joseph, MO has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, Amusement, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 29 things to do within the city of St. Joseph, MO , followed by 22 popular activities in nearby cities, including Atchison and Weston
The Patee House Museum was built in 1858 as a luxury hotel and it is best known as the temporary residence of Jesse James's family after he was gunned down. It functions as a museum dedicated to the transportation system in America, housing an 1860 steam locomotive among other exhibits.
Depicting the 130 years history of the mental facility, the Glore Psychiatric Museum features life-size models, interactive displays and plenty of other exhibits. It functioned from 1847 to 1996, and was featured in televised documentaries on several channels, including the History and the Fox channels.
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The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art features a notable collection of 18th, 19th, and 20th century American art. It also serves as a cultural center for Northwest Missouri through the offering of educational programs, performance events, and special exhibitions.
Nature buffs love to visit the Remington Nature Center in Saint Joseph, Missouri. The Center features a wildlife preserve, children's exhibits and seminars. It also hosts craft fairs and other community events.
Glore Psychiatric Museum exhibits the history of mental health care in the United States and the 130-year history of the state hospital. Items on display include surgical tools, confinement boxes, and various artwork from hospital patients.
Museum Hill Historic District is an old city that offers a historical story behind the town. The area features historic architecture with the styles of Victorian architecture that range from Italianate to Queen Anne, to Victorian Cottages.
Part of the Robidoux Resident Theatre, the Robidoux Landing Playhouse is an intimate venue offering dinner theatre, live jazz, and stand-up comedy. They also present a children's theatre camp in the summer and are available for private events.