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Jesse James Home Museum

12th and Penn Street, Saint Joseph, MO 64503
+1 816-232-8206
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Not worth your time unless you're REALLY a Jesse James fan or want to see a bullet hole

The tour took less than 10 minutes and really wasn't all that (at least for me). It's 3 and a half... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Glasford, Illinois
Tiny House, Tiny Exhibits

First of all, the house was moved there from its original location. Second, none of the furnishings... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Saint Louis, Missouri
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12th and Penn Street, Saint Joseph, MO 64503
+1 816-232-8206
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

The tour took less than 10 minutes and really wasn't all that (at least for me). It's 3 and a half rooms and there's the bullet hole in the wall from the shot that killed him. There's some historical info, etc., but I wouldn't pay...More

Thank sjr1974
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

First of all, the house was moved there from its original location. Second, none of the furnishings are from the James family. Third, space is very tight, as it's a tiny house. If you have several families going through, it's a tight squeeze. There is...More

Thank Scottygirl329
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

I love history and learning, so I was pleased to find that I learned something about JJ that I didn't know. I read a prophecy in the Patee House, next door, in the ballroom about how he thought he would be killed. That made it...More

Thank GeorgiaMichaelTaylor
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Lots of great articles and artifacts from the life of Jesse James and his family. I didn't know they had exhumed his body for DNA testing. It gives a nice lil snapshot of his life. Great pictures.

Thank mjacobs0602
Reviewed 15 June 2017

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 12 June 2017

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 2 June 2017

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 29 May 2017

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 26 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 23 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
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Patty L
19 January 2015|
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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.