220 E. Grand
Cameron, MO 64429
Phone: (816) 632-6571
Fax: (816) 632-6571
Arts & Museums
Dedicated to preserving and collecting historical artifacts, this museum features a variety of displays and artifacts pertaining to Excelsior Springs history, plus offers historical programs and crafts for quilting and weaving.
Founded by George Galore within the building that housed the State Lunatic Asylum No. 2, it traces the history of the evolving medical specialty that's psychiatry. Complete with artifacts and devices used by psychiatric professionals and life size dioramas depicting treatments at the asylum, it provides a great insight into the progress of psychiatry. Apart from the medical apparatus, it also features artwork by some of the inmates at the old facility, the eeriest of the lot being a rendition of the 1,446 items swallowed by a patient, which includes screws, nails, safety pins and such. Easily one of the most spookiest museums around, the Glore Psychiatric Museum takes “crazy” to another level.
One of the best collections of 18th, 19th, and 20th century American art in the Midwest is located at this museum that features over 1,300 beautiful works. They also features local, regional, and national traveling exhibitions.
The celebrated Patee House is famously regarded as the Patee House Museum and is an esteemed structure in Missouri. Constructed in the year 1858, the historic house is a colossal 140-room opulent hotel located at 12th Street and Penn in St. Joseph, Missouri. It boasts of being listed in several magazines as one of the top museums in the country. The admission fee is in a modest range of USD4 to USD6, which varies across age groups. This city landmark was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1966.
The Jesse James House Museum is a beautiful historic home that is designed in the Greek Revival architecture. The death of James was by him being shot and the existence of the bullet mark is visible at the north wall in the interior. The house currently that stands as a museum, contains artifacts like the handle of the coffin, bits and pieces of wood, and a pin of James that was worn by him on his souvenir. The house also displays several other photographs that are visible to the public.
Located in a 19th century mansion, this museum has numerous exhibits including an internationally famous Native American collection, as well as,l exhibits on natural history and St. Joseph history.
Features local and national Black History with exhibits. A simulated underground railroad and a reproduction kitchen of a typical black family living in the 1920's are among the displays.
A museum that offers the finest example of St. Joseph's architecture in a Gothic Revival Church. The building holds magnificent stained glass windows from Innsbruck, Austria.
The National Military Heritage Museum was built in 1890 as an ode to the Armed Forces and to offer a glimpse of its military heritage. Its exhibits take you through the history of military service on foreign shores as well as on the home front. Designed as a brick building, it arranges group tours with lodging, food, entertainment and hosts reunions and family events as well. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009, the museum is open from Monday to Friday 9:00a to 5:00p and Saturday 9:00a to 1:00p.
Dedicated to collecting, preserving and interpreting Andrew County's rich history, the Andrew County Museum features interesting exhibits that focus on rural and town life, agriculture, business, entertainment, and industry throughout Andrew County. One mile from downtown Savannah, the Andrew County Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or by appointment.
Open from April through October on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., this museum features an array of historical exhibits and artifacts including military memorabilia, historical railroad items, tools, and equipment used by early settlers.
Housed in a circa 1877 drugstore on Liberty's historic square, the Clay County Museum and Historical Society features three floors of displays, which includes items from early county settlements, a completely equipped 1900 doctor's office, patented medicines, guns, dolls, toys, Civil War items, a Victorian parlor, bedroom, and a kitchen/dining room. The Clay County Museum is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.