The St. Joseph Museum features “Lines and Legacies – The Harry L. George Collection,” which is one of the largest collections of American Indian items in Missouri. The collection includes archaeological items, pottery, baskets, pipes, clothing and accessories from ten cultural regions. In 2019, the museum will exhibit blankets from the Buell Manufacturing Company of St. Joseph, which was incorporated in 1877. The Buell Woolen Mill was the primary source for blankets headed west and they were known for quality, the blankets were strikingly colorful and many designs were based on patterns used by different Native tribes in paintings and beadwork.
In the History Galleries the 2019 featured exhibit is “World War I St. Joseph – Reflections on Community and Conflict.”
Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m. Closed on major holidays.
$6 adults; $5 seniors; $4 students; children under 6 free; includes the Black Archives Museum, and the Glore Psychiatric Museum.
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