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Joplin Museum Complex, Joplin

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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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  • August 8, 2017
    The Joplin Museum Complex is a museum not only about Joplin but about mining and mining in the area and the impact that mining had on the city and how the city responded to the mining. Tools, machines...  more »
  • June 10, 2017
    Lots of mining history. Lots of local history too. Was worth the $2. Dropped my trailer at the truck stop first.  more »
  • May 12, 2017
    We enjoyed wandering through this museum. The arrangement of the large mineral samples in a cave-like setting was delightful. I had to hold my hands to keep from touching them (there are signs all ove...  more »
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  • July 8, 2017
    Nice way to spend the morning. My 5 year old enjoyed it!
  • June 17, 2017
    Small and random stuff but still pretty cool
  • June 6, 2017
    Amazing artifacts and history of the SWMO region
  • June 21, 2017
    It's a great place to take the kids
  • May 8, 2017
    The mineral museum is awesome!

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