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Joplin Museum Complex, Joplin

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Science Museum History Museum
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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  • Lots of mining history. Lots of local history too. Was worth the $2. Dropped my trailer at the truck stop first.  more »
  • 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 »
  • If you are looking for a slice of local history this is a wonderful experience. If you are looking for a relaxed hands on experience that is kid friendly then keep looking. This is a great way to lear...  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!