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Joplin Museum Complex, Joplin

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#6 of 7 in Things to do in Joplin
The Joplin Museum Complex houses the following museums:

Everett J. Ritchie Tri-State Mineral Museum

Dorothea B. Hoover Historical Museum

Joplin sports Hall of Fame

Empire District Electric Company Museum

National Cookie Cutter Historical Museum

Merle Evans Circus Tent #27

Admission:

$2.00 per person*

$5.00 for a groups of three or more*

*FREE on Tuesdays

Activities available for children from kindergarten to adults
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  • This is a very small museum but had many interesting displays. We didn't have much time but the admission was only $2 so stopped anyway. The circus display was very interesting. We were not that inter...  more »
  • There are plenty of interesting things from Joplin's colorful past b it reminds you of a flea market once inside. Lot's of old stuff displayed everywhere n an old building feeling facility.  more »
  • Doesn't live up to the hype in local brochure. Terrible museum effort for a city this size with such a rich history. Woman at the front desk is more worried about her cats escaping through the front d...  more »
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  • Nice way to spend the morning. My 5 year old enjoyed it!
  • Small and random stuff but still pretty cool
  • Amazing artifacts and history of the SWMO region
  • It's a great place to take the kids
  • The mineral museum is awesome!

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