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Pony Express National Museum, Saint Joseph

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TripAdvisor
  • I've been coming to this museum since I was a kid and it always seems to just get more and more interesting to me. It somehow managed to keep the intrigue of adults yet grab the attention of young one...  more »
  • Museum takes you back in time to learn about the origins of the Pony Express as well as when and why it ended. Great video gives you some background before touring.  more »
  • It was OK. I thought it would be more of a museum instead of just a lot of dioramas but it was still somewhat interesting. I went to the Patee House Museum after this and they had some Pony Express ex...  more »
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  • Wow! Lots of info! Really cool. My kids loved it. They got to pump water from the original well and play with toys that were popular in the pony express days. Pretty cheap for 6 of us too!
  • Bigger museum than I imagined. Great little play area for our little ones. Nice place to visit while driving through St. Joe.
  • Very friendly folks! Great history. Well done museum.
  • Very informative little museum. The staff were very friendly and the museum was done well.
  • Must see. Very nicely done and great window into the past re westward expansion and the Pony Express.